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Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part E (2019)

Psychosocial correlation of common urinary problems in females in a tertiary care Centre in central India

Author(s): Dr. Abhay Brahmane, Dr. Rajkumar Mathur, Dr. Sudarshan Odiya, Dr. Shashi Shankar Sharma and Dr. Neha Gupta
Abstract:
Background: Urinary problems are common in female population of India which adversely affect their quality of life. Urinary problems add to chronic suffering of Indian females. The objective of this study was to find psychosocial correlation of common urinary problems in Indian females.
Methods: This is an epidemiological study which includes all adult female patients coming to surgery and gynecology OPDs of M.Y. Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Results: 50% of patients of middle age (31-55) years. Burning micturition was most common urinary complaint (86%) followed by lower abdominal pain (54%). About 63.67% of females took months or even years to take first consultation after appearance of their symptoms. 63% females were suffering from urinary tract infection only 23% females suffered from urinary incontinence (stress, urge, mixed). Incontinence was closely correlated with multiple deliveries. In our study about 66.67% females were belonging to lower socioeconomic class. About 20.5% of patients had a history of psychiatric disorder along with urinary tract problems and were relieved initially of the symptoms by antipsychotic medications and urinary antibiotics. Another 31% of patients had relief of symptoms with antipsychotic drugs although they had no evidence or history suggestive of psychiatric disorder.
Conclusions: Psychiatric disorders in females can be one of the causes for Lower urinary tract symptoms in females and leads to psychosomatic symptoms.
Pages: 256-258  |  1056 Views  183 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Abhay Brahmane, Dr. Rajkumar Mathur, Dr. Sudarshan Odiya, Dr. Shashi Shankar Sharma, Dr. Neha Gupta. Psychosocial correlation of common urinary problems in females in a tertiary care Centre in central India. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(1):256-258. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i1e.43
International Journal of Surgery Science