Bladder problems such as bladder infections or incontinence can interfere with your life and make things difficult. However, there are effective solutions available if you work with an experienced and skilled physician like Leroy Charles, MD, FACOG. Schedule an appointment today at his office in Greenacres, Florida, to receive personalized help from Dr. Charles.
Cystitis is a bladder problem that causes inflammation of the bladder. It's commonly caused by an infection and is typically treated with antibiotics.
Urinary incontinence is a very common bladder problem, particularly among women. There are three main types of urinary incontinence, including:
The treatment for urinary incontinence depends on the type of incontinence and the individual patient. Lifestyle changes like weight loss (if needed) can greatly reduce urinary incontinence in many cases. Dr. Charles may also prescribe medications that can help reduce or even eliminate urinary incontinence.
Bladder cancer accounts for 5% of all cancer cases that are diagnosed today. This type of cancer occurs in the lining of the bladder, but it can spread to other parts of the bladder and even other parts of the body. Bladder cancer causes problems like:
The treatment for bladder cancer depends on the individual case and whether the cancer has spread to other areas. Treatments may include: