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uti? vaginal discomfort
GolfMarth posted:
This is just my experience:
In my mid 40's I started to have irritation and what I thought were UTI's--sometimes they were. Why at night I felt like I had to go to the bathroom all the time-- or experienced itching????
Every 3 months or so, I would go to my urologist who would dilate my urethra. OUCH!! When he had finally begun to use anesthesia to do this procedure I quit!!!

Over time, I learned to be extra careful with cleanliness and I started using vaginal estrogen.
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An_255068 responded:
Sounds like you need a 2nd opinion. I never heard of this being done in urologist office.............were you ever check for Interstitial cystitis?

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