Jennifer Sobol, D.O., Health Professional

Jennifer Sobol is a partner in the Michigan Institute of Urology. She wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Incontinence.

Urination Urgency: Will Kegels Help?

Reader Question: I drink a lot of water and occasionally I have some terrible urgency in running to the bathroom. I just turned 60 and this has become more of a problem lately. My mother has so little control that she needs to wear pads all the time. ...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.

More Information About Suprapubic Catheters and Multiple Sclerosis

Reader’s Question: I had a suprapubic catheter inserted and had trouble right from the beginning. I was in a lot of pain, was having spasms and a lot of urine was coming out of my urethra. I have multiple sclerosis and I have a nuerogenic bladder. Th...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.

What Is the Difference Between a Urologist and a Urogynecologist?

Patient Question: What is the difference between a urologist and a urogynecologist? Answer: That is a very good question, and I get asked that frequently. The truth is that the basic fields are quite different, but as the fields get more specialized, ...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.

What if the Suprapubic Catheter Does Not Work?

Patient Question: I had a suprapubic catheter inserted and had trouble right from the beginning. I was in a lot of pain, was having spasms and a lot of urine was coming out of my urethra. I have multiple sclerosis and I have a neurogenic bladder. Tha...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.

Meet Dr. Jennifer Sobol

Dr. Sobol is a urologic surgeon who has joined the Incontinence Issues team. Once a month, Dr. Sobol will answer your questions about incontinence. Visit our message board and post your question for Dr. Sobol or email her at feedback@incontinencenetw...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.

Your Physical at the Urologist: What to Expect

No matter what one’s medical condition may be, many people delay going to the doctor because they are afraid of "tests". Many people don’t even know exactly of what they are afraid. In fact, I find that it is the not knowing that often kee...
Jennifer Sobol, D.O.