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Cranberry Capsules vs. Juice: Which Is Better For Preventing UTIs?

January 29, 2021

More than 3 million Americans – mostly women – experience a urinary tract infection each year. Often, the first thing patients do is reach for the cranberry juice in their pantry (or head to the store to buy some). A urinary tract infection, or “UTI”, is usually an infection of the bladder, however in more serious cases the kidneys can […]

Curious About Vaginal Rejuvenation? You’re Not Alone

December 30, 2020

Did you know that there are over 60 million women over the age of 50 living in the United States? Did you know that every year in America around 2.5 million babies are born via vaginal delivery? While age and childbirth are two obvious factors that can seriously impact an individual’s pelvic and vaginal anatomy, there are also many women […]

Patient Testimonial: Hysterectomy, Sling, & Sacrocolpoperineopexy

December 1, 2020

Transcript: – [Marci] Hi there, this is Marci with Austin Urogynecology. And this is one of our patients. She’s 14 weeks post-op from the hysterectomy sacrocolpoperineopexy, and mid-urethral sling How did your surgery go? Was there anything that stood out? – Well, my surgery went very well. I was not looking forward to it, which I guess is normal with […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: How Does It Happen, and How Can It Be Treated?

October 26, 2020

If you’re experiencing pelvic organ prolapse, or POP, you likely have many questions. Our team at Austin Urogynecology has decades of experience in understanding, diagnosing, and treating pelvic organ prolapse. In this blog, we’ll answer the most common questions about the condition. How does pelvic organ prolapse happen? This prolapse occurs when surrounding organs drop into the vagina. This can […]

Urogynecologist vs Gynecologist: What’s the Difference?

October 12, 2020

When female issues arise it’s sometimes hard to know who to turn to in order to seek help. We typically rely on a gynecologist for day-to-day problems including menses, fertility, birth control and the overall health of our vagina. But what do you do if you have a problem that falls out of those categories? Maybe you have incontinence or […]

What to Expect After Vaginal Delivery

September 4, 2020

Expectant mothers have a lot to look forward to and plenty to learn, so we thought we’d give a rundown on our area of expertise: the female pelvic anatomy. Here’s what to look out for after vaginal birth. Transcription: EN: There are a lot of changes that occur after vaginal deliveries that can be really overwhelming and scary, and leave […]

Sling & Hysterectomy for Endometriosis – Patient Experience

April 7, 2020

A recent patient took a moment to speak to us about her experience at the clinic. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Marcie: Hi there. This is Marcie. I’m a medical assistant here at Austin Urogynecology and we have one of our patients here who had a sling and a hysterectomy for endometriosis. How has your experience been with Austin […]

Safety First: How We Keep Coronavirus Out

April 3, 2020

We wanted to take the time to provide you with more information about the COVID-19 pandemic and how we are still operating and keeping not only our patients but our staff safe in these unprecedented times.  We want to assure you that we are following CDC recommended guidelines for medical offices. Our baseline cleaning measures have been stepped up to […]

Vesicovaginal Fistula

January 7, 2020

A fistula is a connection between two spaces that should not be there. Occasionally fistulas are caused by an inflammatory process. A vesicovaginal fistula is an abnormal tract between the vagina and the bladder. This type of fistula usually occurs after hysterectomy. In most cases, there was a bladder injury during the hysterectomy that resulted in a tract between the […]

Clitoral Sensation after Clitoral Hood Reduction

December 23, 2019

When the labial minora are enlarged, it is common to also have enlargement of the clitoral hood. The clitoral hood is the skin that forms the fold over the clitoris. The clitoris is erectile tissue with a dense number of nerve endings. In addition to reducing the size of the labia minora, we often recommend reduction of the clitoral hood […]

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