Female Urology

Common Female Urology Problems

woman-urologyFemale urology problems may include stress incontinence, overactive bladder, vesicovaginal and urethrovaginal fistulae, vaginal prolapse and pelvic pain. At Somerset Urology we use the most up to date techniques available, including minimally invasive surgery. Our specialists also collaborate with urogynecologists, gastrointestinal surgeons and physical therapists, to provide the most comprehensive treatment options.


Women are particularly likely to have cystitis whilst they are sexually active, pregnant or post-menopausal, which means that nearly all…

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Female Incontinence

Urinary incontinence means you accidentally pass urine because of a loss of bladder control. Unintentional leakage can be a distressing …

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Overactive Bladder (OAB)

An overactive bladder can affect men and women of any age, increasingly with age. Normally, a bladder needs to be emptied between 4 and 8 times…

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Stress Incontinence

Having urinary incontinence means you involuntarily pass urine because of a loss of bladder control, & has several causes. Stress incontinence …

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Pelvic floor

The floor of the pelvis is like a hammock made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. At the back it’s connected to the tailbone and stretches to the…

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Urge Incontinence

Urge Incontinence is a sudden, intense need to pass water that is quickly followed by leakage of large amounts of urine, with not enough warning…

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Urine Leakage

Involuntary leakage of urine can be a distressing problem, and may overwhelmingly affect the quality of life. Women of all ages are twice as likely as men…

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Pelvic Floor Prolapse

If your Pelvic Floor Prolapse is mild, there are some steps which may help you improve the condition of the prolapse or reduce the risk of the prolapse…

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Persistent UTI

Urinary tract infections are caused by germs, usually bacteria (often E. coli) that enter the urethra and then the bladder. This can lead to infection…

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