We found 7 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Gold Compass Balanced 0 near Sugar Land, TX.

Specializes in Urology
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 500
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Maislos practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Maislos's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, nephroscopy, and laser treatment. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Maislos is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Shahid Hasnain, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Shahid Hasnain specializes in general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include knee problems, scoliosis, and sinusitis (sinus infection). Dr. Hasnain is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College. Dr. Hasnain trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. C. Funsho Fagbohun, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. C. Fagbohun is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fagbohun completed a residency program at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. Dr. Fagbohun's areas of expertise include diabetes, pap test, and biopsy. Dr. Fagbohun has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Priti Jadav specializes in general internal medicine and adolescent medicine. Dr. Jadav is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jadav takes. Dr. Jadav is accepting new patients. She graduated from Medical College Baroda.

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Dr. Sarah Moid Zaidi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
1229 Creek Way Drive; Suite 101
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Zaidi's specialties are general internal medicine and adolescent medicine. She practices in Sugar Land, TX. These areas are among Dr. Zaidi's clinical interests: prostate problems, thyroid problems, and depression. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Dow Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Asha Kohli is a general practitioner and family medicine practitioner. These areas are among Dr. Kohli's clinical interests: warts, menopause, and thyroid problems. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kohli accepts. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Keith Kiser's specialty is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kiser include sinusitis (sinus infection), knee problems, and warts. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Kiser is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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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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