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[Video] What exactly is OAB?

Over-Active Bladder dysfunction, or OAB is a common infliction in older men and women, or as a side-effect to pregnancy and certain cancer treatments.

Dr Katelaris talks about the different types of OAB, its different categories and the ways in which it can be treated. OAB can be the result of a number of factors, but it is very easily treated in both men and women.

Doctor Katelaris offers OAB treatment methods in the Urology Outpatient Clinic in Hornsby, if you would like to make an enquiry, contact Katelaris Urology today.

Learn more about OAB here.
 
Transcript

Overactive Bladder Dysfunction or OAB refers to the lady who has frequency, urgency, perhaps urge incontinence and getting up at night.

Now, we talk about OAB wet and OAB dry. Some ladies have frequency urgency but don’t wet themselves. We help those ladies with bladder retraining schedules and with certain new drugs that are highly effective.

Women with OAB wet, meaning urge incontinence, can also be made continent with medication but particularly with BOTOX injection therapy. These are problems we can treat.

These are ladies we can help. And it’s great to see the restoration of confidence in these women who go back to tennis, who go back to Pilates in the gym because they no longer have to wear nappies.

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5 questions to ask when choosing the best urologist in Sydney

Last updated 18 September 2019

5 questions to ask when choosing the best urologist in Sydney

There may come a time when you need to seek the advice of a urological specialist: a physician who has the knowledge, skills and experience needed to help you with any problems affecting your urinary system or male reproductive organs.

Uncomfortable, unusual or painful symptoms in these areas mean that you need a highly qualified and experienced urologist who can investigate your condition, reach an accurate diagnosis and provide suitable treatment options that are at the forefront of medical innovation.

However, it can be a challenge to evaluate a urologist when you’ve never needed one before, especially one whose training, expertise and results make you feel as if you are in good hands.

So how do you know if you’ve found the best urologist? Here are five questions to ask to give you confidence in your choice:

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What does a Urologist do and how can they help me?

What does a Urologist do and how can they help me?

Simply put, a Urologist is a specialist who knows all about two parts of the human body: the male and female’s urinary tract and the male’s reproductive organs.

If you’re experiencing symptoms that are aren’t quite right in these areas, or worse, pain, a Urologist can help by investigating and reaching an accurate diagnosis.

Here’s just a few of the areas where a Urologist has expertise in and can help with:

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