Hollywood Walk-In Clinic on Selma Avenue is a one-stop shop when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) or other minor illnesses or injuries.
Urinary tract infections are characterized by burning or pain when urinating, amber-colored urine, frequency of urination, difficulty voiding, and blood in the urine. Some patients experience only one or two symptoms of a urinary tract infection while others experience all of them. It’s important to seek medical treatment as soon as symptoms are identified.
Urinary tract infections often result when bacteria from the anus enters the urethra, the tube responsible for emptying urine from the bladder. This can happen during sex, during toileting (especially when wiping from back to front, which is never recommended), and in patients who suffer from incontinence. Urinary tract infections can also be secondary to a sexually transmitted disease when the bacteria is introduced to the urethra.
Urinary tract infections are diagnosed through the urine. The patient leaves a sample of clean catch, midstream urine in the lab at Hollywood Walk-In Clinic and the lab staff and machines analyze the urine for bacteria. If bacteria exist, further testing may be done to identify the strain of bacteria and select the appropriate treatment.
In most cases, UTIs are not infectious. However, UTIs caused by a sexually transmitted disease are infectious. Before having sexual intercourse, patients should be sure they understand the cause of their urinary tract infection. It’s okay to ask the doctor providing care whether the infection can be passed during sexual intercourse and if so, when the patient can resume sexual intercourse without cross contamination.
Yes. There are safe, non-narcotic medications available to address the pain and discomfort patients often experience in association with a urinary tract infection. Patients should feel comfortable communicating their level of pain honestly with the staff at Hollywood Walk-In Clinic.
The Hollywood community is hard working but at the same time, widely uninsured. We are therefore geared toward the uninsured but we are currently contracting with insurers for the convenience of our insured patients. We are beginning to accept insurance but our 'payment at time of service' prices the same which are listed on our menu of services page.
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