Urological Health

Urological issues can impact not just your quality of life, but your overall health. Start here to learn more about issues from UTIs and erectile dysfunction to kidney disease and more.
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How Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Is Diagnosed
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Symptoms and Causes of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
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Cialis (Tadalafil) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
Lifting a heavy object is a risk of hernia
Direct vs. Indirect Hernia: Key Differences and Causes
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What to Know About Telehealth With a Urologist
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What You Should Know About Bumex (Bumetanide) Side Effects
Kidney and ureters anatomy
What Should I Know About CAKUT?
An Overview of a Hydrocele
Ureterovesical junction of the kidney and ureter
What Is Ureterovesical Junction (UVJ) Obstruction?
Male and Female Restroom Sign
Oliguria: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
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What You Should Know About FENa (Fractional Excretion of Sodium)
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Possible Causes of Testicle Pain
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An Overview of Kidney Lacerations
Woman on toilet
What the Frequent Urge to Pee Can Tell You About Your Health
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Orchiopexy Procedures: What to Expect
Senior men with back pain
When to See a Healthcare Provider About Kidney Pain
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What Is an Intravenous Pyelogram?
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Persistent Cloaca: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
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Should You Be Concerned About Blood in Your Urine?
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Can It Be Dangerous to Hold in Your Pee If There's No Bathroom Nearby?
what to expect during a cystoscopy
What Is a Cystoscopy?
Female urinary system
Urology and Sexual Anatomy Functions in Women
Senior African American Man Drinking Water
What Is Diabetes Insipidus?
Urine collection cups.
Should You Be Concerned If Your Urine Is Cloudy?
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Urethral Diverticulum: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
What Is a Urethrotomy and Why Is It Important?
A pharmacist works on a prescription.
Most Common Prescribed Drugs in Urology
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What Does It Mean If Your Urine Is Orange?
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What Causes Blood in Urine?
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What the Weird Color or Smell of Your Urine May Mean
What Are Body Fluids Made Of?
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Learn Why Endourology Procedures Occur and What They Entail
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How to Protect Your Penis From Peyronie’s Disease
What Do My Urinalysis Results Mean?
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Prevent Kidney Stones With These Tips
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Herbs, Foods, and Vitamins to Use for a Kidney Cleansing
Laboratory technician preparing urine sample for medical testing in laboratory
Knowing When It's Time to See a Urologist
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Causes and Diagnosis of Hematuria or Blood in Urine
Bladder and Uterus
Epispadias: From Diagnosis to Treatment
Alport Syndrome
Learn About Alport Syndrome, a Disease That Affects the Kidneys
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Find out All About Vesicoureteral Reflux and How You Can Treat It
Lower back pain medical examination.
Learn How Men Get Different Types of Hernias
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Tips to Avoid Problems With Your Urinary System
man with stomach ache
What to Know About Inguinal Hernias
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Overview of Hypospadias Male Birth Defect
kidney with Gerota's fascia in a CT scan
Gerota's Fascia Is a Vital Part of Kidney Health, Here's Why
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Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) Test
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Why Can't I Pee? Urethral Strictures From Diagnosis to Treatment
Nurse explaining to young male patient at office in hospital
How Male Yeast Infections Are Treated
patient undergoing kidney dialysis with the buttonhole technique
The Buttonhole Technique Helps Give Patients on Dialysis More Freedom
Urinary system ureterocele
What Is a Ureterocele?
Woman getting an ultrasound
How Bladder Exstrophy Is Identified in Fetuses
Woman holding hand over lower pelvis due to urethral pain
What Are the Causes of Urethral Pain?
urine sample on table in doctor's office
Keep an Eye Out for This Sign of a UTI
Older man having severe lower abdominal pain
What Is Urinary Retention?
Senior Woman Drinking Water and Preparing to Workout Outdoors
What Is Stress Incontinence?
Person with discomfort and pain that could be a bladder infection or cancer
Is It Bladder Cancer Or a Bladder Infection?
african-american woman experiences stomach pain
Cystitis vs. UTI: What Are the Differences?
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How Overactive Bladder Is Diagnosed
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What Causes Overactive Bladder?