Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health Institute. Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan. She also completed a Masters of Public Health program during her time in medical school.
Dugi specializes in reconstructive urology for problems of the urinary and genital system. He has advanced training in the treatment of urethral and ureteral strictures, as well as complex problems such as buried penis, adult complications of hypospadias, genital lymphedema, and recto-urethral fistula. Dugi also specializes in gender-affirming genital surgery, having sought additional training in the US and Europe.
In North Carolina and other states, a new culture war has erupted. This time, the battlefield is bathrooms. In March, North Carolina enacted a law colloquially known as HB2 that requires that people use only bathrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificates.
Appearances are deceptive. Prejudice sometimes will betray us. The key to making a diagnosis of infection with unknown focus is a focused interview and thorough physical examination.
Pilkinton and Shalom report no financial relationships relevant to this article. A new FDA approved, over-the-counter option for stress urinary incontinence and several office-based and surgical treatment systems for urinary and fecal incontinence are now available or on the horizon. Here, the essentials.
This patient population presents unique challenges — both clinical and practical — within the emergency department setting. PSH includes lumpectomy, breast augmentation, cholecystectomy. On examination, you find an obese patient who appears uncomfortable.
Gavin Grimm sat quietly in the audience last November as dozens of parents at a school board meeting in Gloucester County, Va. When Gavin, 16, got his turn at the podium, he was remarkably composed. The case addresses one of the main unresolved battles in the fight for transgender equality.
Urinary incontinence can negatively impact a woman's quality of life. If you have questions about urinary incontinence or would like to make an appointment, please call We offer the most advanced and innovative treatments and minimally invasive procedures and deliver care with expertise in a patient-centered atmosphere.
It was the second time that Emma was forced to urinate on herself while attending Glen Arden Elementary, a small public school tucked away in the rural mountains of western North Carolina. Amy and Kevin Smith live in a modest home in a small community outside of historically liberal Asheville, North Carolina, with their three children and a menagerie of pets. InEmma, their youngest child, who was assigned male at birth, began gravitating towards toys and clothing traditionally understood for girls.
UTIs are common among individuals with vaginas because the opening of the urethra is very close to the vaginal and anal openings. There is a risk of bacteria from your bowels getting into your urethra by wiping from anus to vagina. Individuals with vaginas also have much shorter urethras which means it is easier for bacteria to travel into the bladder and cause an infection.