We found 8 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept United Healthcare HSA near Weston, FL.

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Specializes in Urology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Richard Macchia's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Macchia honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Macchia has received distinctions including Dr. Macchia has been cited more 60 times in various "best doctor" guides in New York; AUA Distinguished Contribution award; and New York Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Sexual Dysfunction, Benign Prostatic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard, Mc Fla; Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Mauro Braun is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include disorders of calcium metabolism, orthostatic hypotension, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Braun is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Braun honors. After attending Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Braun (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Glomerular Diseases, Nephrotic Syndrome, Total ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Suite # A11/12
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Dianne Sandy practices adult nephrology in Weston, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: disorders of calcium metabolism, orthostatic hypotension, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Sandy is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and a graduate of Cleveland Clinic's residency program. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sandy honors.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Glomerular Diseases, Nephrotic Syndrome, Total ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Carla McWilliams is a Weston, FL physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. Clinical interests for Dr. McWilliams include measles, syphilis, and hand, foot and mouth disease. Dr. McWilliams is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her residency was performed at Lutheran Medical Center. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Bronchitis, Cellulitis, Transplant Infections, Toenail Fungus, Herpes, Common Cold, Influenza, MRSA ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1825 N Corporate Lakes Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Hermann Stubbe's areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Weston, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stubbe include warts, cryotherapy, and breast pain. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia and a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Stubbe has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Cryosurgery, Type 1 Diabetes, Cellulitis, Herpes, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Rute Paixao's area of specialization is adult nephrology. In addition to English, Dr. Paixao (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Paixao include disorders of calcium metabolism, orthostatic hypotension, and polycystic kidney disease. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. For her residency, Dr. Paixao trained at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Paixao takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Glomerular Diseases, Nephrotic Syndrome, Total ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
1825 N Corporate Lakes Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Angelica Rodriguez's area of specialization is family medicine. Patients gave Dr. Rodriguez an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include cryotherapy, breast pain, and acne. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Rodriguez takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Rodriguez speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Cryosurgery, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, Contraception, Spinal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Ignacio Echenique is a Weston, FL physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. He speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: transplant infections, fungal infection, and lung abscess. Dr. Echenique is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Before performing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Echenique attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Transplant Infections, Lung Abscess, Kidney Problems, Transplant Procedures, Infective ... (Read more)

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What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, happens when bacteria enter the body through the opening where urine is normally released. The bacteria infect the lining of the urethra and bladder, turning them red and inflamed. This causes pain in the abdomen or pelvic area, a burning sensation during urination, a sense of urgency about going to the bathroom, frequent urination, and urine that smells bad and looks cloudy, or even contains traces of blood. If the urinary tract infection is severe, it may travel all the way to the kidneys, a more serious kind of UTI called pyelonephritis. Patients with this kidney infection might have blood in their urine, feel back pain, and develop a fever.

Urinary tract infections are extremely common: 12% of all men and 40-50% of all women will have a urinary tract infection during their lifetime. They are more common in women because women have shorter urethras, so bacteria have a shorter distance to travel from the outside of the body to the bladder and cause an infection. Some people also have urethras that are an unusual shape or have an obstruction in the urethra that makes getting a UTI more likely. Also, certain chronic illnesses like diabetes weaken the immune system, so any bacteria in the body are more likely to cause an infection.

A urinary tract infection can be diagnosed very quickly by a doctor. A sample of urine can be examined under a microscope for the presence of bacteria or white blood cells. There are also diagnostic strips that can be used to test a urine sample without the need for a microscope. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment is a course of oral antibiotics, and most patients feel better within just a few days. There are some things that patients can do themselves to help reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection in the future. Stay well hydrated, wipe from front to back after going to the bathroom, wear breathable cotton undergarments, and don’t hold it in when you feel the urge to go.
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