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We found 16 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept HealthSmart near Sugar Land, TX.

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

Dr. Steven Maislos' specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Maislos average 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Maislos include bladder cancer, nephroscopy, and laser treatment. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Maislos is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Female Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Shahid Hasnain works as a pediatrician. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, scoliosis, and sinusitis (sinus infection). Dr. Hasnain's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hasnain accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Kimberly Lee Evans, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1429 Highway; 6 Ste 302
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Kimberly Evans is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Corsicana, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Evans include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ablation, and anemia. Dr. Evans takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Evans's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervical Dysplasia, Circumcision, Physical Exams, Sexual Dysfunction, Hormone ... (Read more)

Dr. Nina Holtzapple Dereska, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nina Dereska is a specialist in urogynecology. She works in League City, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Her clinical interests include menopause, pelvic surgery, and female urologic disorders. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Dereska takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Dereska attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Dereska (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Female Urologic Disorders, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Frederick Brown is a physician who specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Brown is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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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 specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fagbohun include diabetes, pap test, and biopsy. Dr. Fagbohun's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine and residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fagbohun honors. Dr. Fagbohun's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Bryan Jay Blonder, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16545 Southwest Freeway; Suite 150
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Blonder is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), amenorrhea (missed periods), and endometriosis. Dr. Blonder's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Blonder accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Rios' area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rios include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), depression, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rios accepts. Before completing her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Rios attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Rios is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

Dr. Priti Jadav works as a general internist and adolescent medicine specialist in Sugar Land, TX. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. Dr. Jadav honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Medical College Baroda. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Jadav has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

Dr. Xun Zhao works as an internist in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Zhao's areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), thyroid problems, and anemia. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She graduated from Peking University Health Science Center. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Zhao is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Mona Niraj Sheth, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400 Mob3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mona Sheth specializes in family medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sheth's areas of expertise include warts, thyroid problems, and depression. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sheth honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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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 specializes in general internal medicine and adolescent medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Zaidi include prostate problems, thyroid problems, and depression. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is a graduate of Dow Medical College. Dr. Zaidi honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

Dr. Asha Kohli's medical specialty is general practice and family medicine. Dr. Kohli's clinical interests include warts, menopause, and thyroid problems. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is a graduate of Lady Hardinge Medical College. Her average patient rating is 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 honors. Dr. Kohli is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Nelson's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Nelson include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ablation, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Nelson attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. She honors Amerigroup Star, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nelson is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Jayshreeben Prakash Patel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Jayshree Patel specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is a graduate of M.P. Shah Medical College. Dr. Patel trained at Synergy Medical Education Alliance for residency. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), warts, and menopause. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Patel has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Deepshikha D Sharda, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Deepshikha Sharda's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Sharda studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharda include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and thyroid problems. Dr. Sharda's patients gave Dr. Sharda an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharda takes. Dr. Sharda is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sharda's office for an appointment.

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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.