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Many women are great communicators, but they also can be pretty hard on themselves. So, when their bodies try to tell them something is wrong by functioning in unexpected ways, some women might be too busy or too embarrassed to talk about it, even with their doctors.
If you feel this way, keep one thought in mind: Doctors have pretty much seen it all. There is little a body can do, no matter how unusual, that would catch us by surprise.
We’re familiar for an important reason: Some of those “embarrassing” symptoms could indicate more serious health conditions. The sooner they are diagnosed, the more treatable these conditions will likely be.
Among the common symptoms of more serious conditions that many women experience are:
What These Unexpected Body Functions Might Mean
These symptoms are trying to tell the body that something is wrong. Following are descriptions of each and what they might be trying to communicate.
Give Your Body a Voice
Patients who feel they just can’t talk openly about these, and other symptoms, might find it easier if they write them down first. This could help break the ice.
Another icebreaker is The Urology Group’s online bladder diary, which patients can fill out before their appointments.
Don’t let bashfulness get in the way of good health. We are here to get to the bottom of all symptoms and make our patients feel better so they can live their happiest, healthiest lives.
To learn more about women’s urinary and sexual health, and the services we provide, visit our Women’s Health page.
Few symtoms, no matter how unusual, would catch us by surprise.
But some of those “embarrassing” symptoms could indicate more serious health conditions. Read about five symptoms that signal a call to your urologist.
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