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Urology is the practice of medicine that treats problems of the urinary tract and system that arise due to disease or dysfunction. Urologists treat males and females but often specialize in the male reproductive system.

Urologists in St. Petersburg, Florida

We offer patient-centered urology services tailored to your specific needs.

Our urologists at HCA Florida Northside Hospital specialize in the diagnostics and treatments of bladder control conditions, such as overactive bladder. They partner with you to develop a customized treatment plan geared towards resolving symptoms and restoring your urological health. 

Help for bladder control problems

Bladder control problems are common, and they can affect both men and women.

How do I know if I have an overactive bladder?

If you answer yes to any of the questions below, you may need to consult your physician to see if you could benefit from urology services:

  • Do you feel the need to wear absorbent undergarments or stay near bathrooms — just in case?
  • Do you get up to urinate several times throughout the night?
  • Have you avoided activities you once enjoyed for fear of having a urinary accident?
  • Is your bladder problem always on your mind?

Overactive bladder symptoms

The following are symptoms of overactive bladder:

  • A strong urge to urinate followed by a loss of urine
  • Decreased urinary stream or "dribbling"
  • Difficulty initiating urination
  • Inability to hold urine long enough to make it to the restroom
  • Straining to empty the bladder
  • Urinary leaking triggered by laughing, sneezing, lifting heavy objects or exercising

Overactive bladder treatments

We offer a variety of urologic treatments to patients with overactive bladder, including:

  • Insertion of a urinary catheter
  • Medications
  • Physical therapy
  • Sacral nerve stimulation
Sacral nerve stimulation

Sacral nerve stimulation helps stabilize the communication between the brain and the nerves that control the bladder. It involves an implantable device that sends mild electrical pulses to the sacral nerves, which regulate the bladder and the muscles related to urinary function.

Our Urology Locations

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Northside Hospital
6000 49th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33709
 (727) 521 - 4411

Currently Viewing:

Northside Hospital
6000 49th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33709
 (727) 521 - 4411
St. Petersburg Hospital
6500 38th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33710
 (727) 384 - 1414

2.0 miles

South Shore Hospital
4016 Sun City Center Blvd
Sun City Center, FL 33573
 (813) 634 - 3301

22.0 miles