painful bladder Australian Urology Associates

Painful bladder syndrome (PBS) is a long-term, painful condition of the bladder, the exact cause of which is unknown, although there are many theories. Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a subtype of painful bladder syndrome where specific inflammatory changes in the bladder are present at cystoscopy (a telescope examination of the bladder). The exact cause of … Read more

prolapse treatment at Australian Urology Associates

A prolapse occurs in a woman when one of the pelvic organs (ie the bladder, uterus, rectum or intestines) loses its supports and “falls” down into the vagina. A prolapse is a form of hernia into the vagina. What can prolapse? Prolapse is due to a weakness in the usual supporting tissues and muscles of … Read more

Urinary Tract Infections

How common are UTIs? Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are very common in women, and it is estimated that cystitis (bladder infection) will affect at least 30% of women at some time in their life. Untreated urine infections can cause septicaemia (bacteria into the blood), but most of the time they are localized to the bladder … Read more