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Dignity Health Urology Center–Southwest
9500 Stockdale Hwy
, CA 93311
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Mon||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tue||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wed||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thu||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Fri||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
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Services We Offer
Removal of Kidney Stones
There are a number of methods used for the removal of kidney stones. Small stones may be dissolved with certain medications and drinking large amounts of water. Larger stones can be broken up using sound waves or removed with the use of nephroscope and small instruments inserted through a small incision in the abdomen.
Suture removal is the removal of non-absorbent sutures, also known as stiches, which is typically done once a wound heals. Suture removal typically occurs 7 to 14 days after they are put into place. However, the timing depends on how well the wound has healed and how extensive the surgery was.
About Dignity Health Urology Center–Southwest
Dignity Health Urology Center–Southwest is a medical center that offers many services, including bladder cancer, enlarged prostate, and overactive bladder. Visit Dignity Health Urology Center–Southwest located at 9500 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA. This Bakersfield medical center is one of the best in California. As part of the Dignity Health network, Dignity Health Urology Center–Southwest is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care and access to Bakersfield and nearby communities.
Conditions We Treat
Kidney stones are hard deposits that form in the kidneys. These deposits are made of minerals and salts and are typically result from there being more crystal-forming minerals in your urine that can be diluted. Your urine can also be deficient in substances that help keep these crystals from coming together to form stones.
Overactive bladder is a condition in which the urge to urinate is frequent and difficult to control. This can result in incontinence, which is the involuntary loss of urine. There are a number of treatments for overactive bladder, such as pelvic floor exercises, medications, and nerve stimulation.
Prostatitis is a condition that is characterized by the inflammation and swelling of the prostate gland. This is typically caused by infection, injury, or a disorder of the immune system. the condition may improve on its own, or you may need antibiotics or other treatment to resolve it.