Cystitis is quite simply inconvenient, from the burning sensation when trying to urinate to sitting on the toilet in utter frustration. Sometimes, however, the discomfort of trying to empty the bladder could be a symptom of another complex nerve condition, which has been mistaken as a UTI. Expert urologist Mr Keng Jing Ng explains how to differentiate between cystitis or something else…
Kidney stones are quite common. One in every 20 people develop them at some point in their life. They are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside the kidneys. Often they are small enough to pass on their own, however sometimes intervention is necessary if they are too large, the pain is too great to wait for the stone to pass, the stone is affecting kidney function or the stone is causing too much pain.
Central sensitisation is a condition where parts of the body are more sensitised to things that hurt due to constant infections or inflammations and the brain 'remembering' and holding onto the nerve signals. Expert urologist Mr Keng Jin Ng explains how it can affect the pelvis or genitals.
Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a scientific way of stimulating nerves in the ankle through electrical pulses, with the aim of calming the nerves and resetting the nerves back to normal activity. Top urologist Mr Keng Jin Ng explains how this treatment can be used to treat problems with bladder control and pelvic pain.
Both acute and chronic prostatitis (male pelvic pain syndrome) are caused by bacterial infections, which affect the prostate. Expert urologist Mr Keng Ng discusses how to treat them.
Male pelvic pain syndrome, also known as prostatitis, can affect men who are in their 20s right up to those who are middle-aged. Leading urologist Mr Keng Ng explains the symptoms and what they can feel like.
A new technique using a special gel, which is injected at the base of the bladder, helps prevent urinary stress incontinence and provides a welcomed relief to those who struggle with bladder control.
Urinary stress incontinence is very common among women. This is particularly true for those who have undergone several pregnancies. Our specialist urologist, Mr Keng Ng discusses whether pelvic floor exercises really do make a difference in improving bladder control, and the surgical treatments that are available…
Leading consultant urological surgeon Mr Keng Jin Ng, discusses the causes and symptoms of both bacterial and interstitial cystitis and how to prevent recurring infection.