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We found 12 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Great-West Healthcare near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Paolo Charles Champion, MD
Specializes in Urology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 250
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Paolo Champion, who practices in Houston, TX, Richmond, TX, and Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, peyronie's disease (penile curvature), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Champion has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Champion accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Champion welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Steven Daniel Maislos, MD
Specializes in Urology
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 500
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Maislos is an urologist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and SUNY Upstate Medical University. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, nephroscopy, and laser treatment. Patient reviews placed Dr. Maislos at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Maislos is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Eric Wayne Peterson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center; 11555 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Eric Peterson's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. His clinical interests include warts, menopause, and ablation. Dr. Peterson takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

Dr. Shahid Hasnain works as a pediatrician in Sugar Land, TX, Richmond, TX, and Houston, TX. He graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hasnain include knee problems, scoliosis, and sinusitis (sinus infection). The average patient rating for Dr. Hasnain is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hasnain's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Frederick Anthony Brown, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Frederick Brown's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Brown is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Brown's clinical interests: warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Brown accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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

Dr. C. Fagbohun's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. 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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fagbohun include diabetes, pap test, and biopsy. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fagbohun takes. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Priti Suresh Jadav, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Priti Jadav practices general internal medicine and adolescent medicine. Dr. Jadav's average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include menopause, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jadav accepts. She graduated from Medical College Baroda. Dr. Jadav is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Rachna Bhala, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 365
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Rachna Bhala is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Her areas of expertise include menopause, urinary tract infection (UTI), and infertility. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bhala is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Bhala attended R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Lisa R Tsai, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Tsai is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Tsai has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and pap test. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsai welcomes new patients. She graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Xun Zhao, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
16651 Sw Freeway; #330
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Xun Zhao's specialty is general internal medicine. She attended medical school at Peking University Health Science Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Zhao include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), thyroid problems, and anemia. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Zhao's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Keith Wayne Kiser, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Keith Kiser works as a family practitioner in Sugar Land, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), knee problems, and warts. Dr. Kiser has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Kiser is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Sarah Danielle Nelson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Nelson specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Richmond, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Houston, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ablation, and adolescent issues. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Nelson is an in-network provider for Amerigroup Star, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nelson is open to new patients. She studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine.

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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.