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Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent Dysuria

Pain related to the bladder is common and can be complicated, but diagnosis doesn’t have to be. In this resource-packed talk, urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains how to categorize causes, what to understand about urine cultures and other tests, and the latest evidence on which treatments help patients. Get her experience-based guidance on selecting prophylactic antibiotics for UTI-prone women, an inside look at the urinary microbiome, and a better definition for bladder pain syndrome (formerly interstitial cystitis).


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October 24, 2022

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UCSF MedConnection

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Caitlyn Painter, DO

Caitlyn Painter, DO

Urogynecologist
Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgeon

Dr. Caitlyn Painter is a urogynecologist and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in treating pelvic floor disorders.

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