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We found 64 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Humana Simplicity near Overland Park, KS.

Dr. Tomas Lindor Griebling, MPH, MD
Specializes in Urology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Department of Urology, Mail Stop 3016
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Tomas Griebling works as an urologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Griebling include urodynamic testing, rectocele (posterior prolapse), and bladder infection. He is professionally affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. Dr. Griebling has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Griebling (or staff) speaks Norwegian, Spanish, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Rectocele, Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Cystoscopy, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul J Christenson, MD
Specializes in Urology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Mail Stop 3016
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Paul Christenson practices urology (urinary tract disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Christenson include urodynamic testing, stent placement (stenting), and bladder infection. His professional affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Christenson studied medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Naval Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Female Incontinence, Cystoscopy, Phimosis, Men's Health Issues, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie Thurmon Thurmon, MPH, MD
Specializes in Urology
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Kerri Barnes is an urologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barnes include bladder cancer, stent placement (stenting), and female incontinence. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Barnes's medical residency was performed at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Female Incontinence, Cystoscopy, Phimosis, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Priya Padmanabhan, MPH, MD
Specializes in Urology
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Priya Padmanabhan is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Padmanabhan include urodynamic testing, rectocele (posterior prolapse), and stent placement (stenting). She is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. She is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She completed her residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Rectocele, Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Cystoscopy, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Madhuri Gangasani Gangasani, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12000 W 110th Street; Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Madhuri Reddy practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Overland Park, KS and Kansas City, KS. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Reddy attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reddy include menopause, amenorrhea (missed periods), and vaginal problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reddy honors. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Amenorrhea, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Herpes, Ectopic Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shelley Banerjee Bhattacharya, DO, MPH
Specializes in Family Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4017
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Shelley Bhattacharya is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bhattacharya include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Bhattacharya is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Bhattacharya (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Bengali.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Disc Problems, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah M Christie, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Deborah Hall sees patients in Westwood, KS. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Her areas of expertise include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Dr. Hall honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rita M Hyde, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
13204 W. 72nd Street
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. Rita Hyde sees patients in Westwood, KS and Shawnee Mission, KS. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hyde include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Hyde attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Patients gave Dr. Hyde an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Hyde has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tahira Zufer, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Tahira Zufer works as a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Zufer's clinical interests include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and phobias. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at King Edward Medical University, she performed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Zufer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Disc Problems, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Phobias, Athlete's ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheila Maureen McGreevy-Barry, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1020, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Sheila McGreevy's specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. McGreevy include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McGreevy's education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Disc Problems, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Micholee Beth Emerson, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Micholee Polsak's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Polsak include migraine, depression, and athlete's foot. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Polsak attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Depression, Athlete's Foot, Atrial Fibrillation, Bronchitis, Bursitis, Gastritis, Common Cold, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark D Wetzel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Mark Wetzel is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wetzel include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wetzel accepts. Dr. Wetzel graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Wetzel speaks German. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eyad M Al-Hihi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1020, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Eyad Al-Hihi works as a general internist in Kansas City, KS. His areas of expertise include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. Dr. Al-Hihi accepts United Healthcare Navigate, Humana HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After attending the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Disc Problems, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Atrial Fibrillation, Eczema, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Carnie C Nulton, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Carnie Nulton is an internist in Westwood, KS. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nulton takes. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Nulton has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph William Lemaster, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joseph Lemaster's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Lemaster's areas of expertise include the following: disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and phobias. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Lemaster trained at JPS Health Network for residency. He is conversant in Nepali. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Disc Problems, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Phobias, Athlete's ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie Woods Lehr, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
10787 Nall Avenue; Suite 310
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Carrie Lehr's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lehr include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Lehr attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lehr completed a residency program at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Lehr's professional affiliations include The University of Kansas Hospital and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , bladder infection

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (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.