We found 5 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Blue Advantage Plus Silver 102 - Three $0 PCP Visits near Carrollton, TX.

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Dr. Bruce Hilton Baker, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Bruce Baker, who practices in Lewisville, TX and Carrollton, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: polycystic kidney disease, kidney stones, and glomerulonephritis. Dr. Baker takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In addition to English, Dr. Baker speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA), and Medical City Lewisville. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Usha Naga Peri, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
8 Medical Parkway; Plaza Ii, Suite 201
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Usha Peri practices adult nephrology. Dr. Peri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Hindi. These areas are among her clinical interests: renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and glomerulonephritis. Dr. Peri is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA), and Texas Health Plano. Dr. Peri attended Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Jun Chen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4240 International Parkway; Suite 154
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Jun Chen works as an adult nephrologist in Carrollton, TX, Frisco, TX, and Plano, TX. Her clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chen obtained her medical school training at Peking University Health Science Center and performed her residency at Peking University Health Science Center. She speaks Mandarin. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA), and Texas Health Plano. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Matthew Thomas Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Smith is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Carrollton, TX and Lewisville, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include renal angioplasty, renal artery stenosis, and kidney stones. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA), and Texas Health Plano. Dr. Smith accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has an open panel. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Dr. Hong Xiao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Hong Xiao specializes in family medicine and general pediatrics. Her education and training includes medical school at Harbin Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Xiao's areas of expertise include wheezing, atrial fibrillation, and appendicitis. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Xiao speaks Chinese. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical City Lewisville.

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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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