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Kidneys And Urinary System

Brachytherapy
higher risk. Treatments for bladder cancer include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and biologic therapy. Biologic therapy boosts your...
Absorbent Products Incontinence (Urinary Incontinence Products For Men)
The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Many conditions can affect your bladder. Some common ones are Cystitis - inflammation...
Analysis Of Urine (Urinalysis)
You have two kidneys, each about the size of your fist. Their main job is to filter wastes and excess water out of your blood to make urine. They also keep...
Artificial Kidney (Hemodialysis)
When your kidneys are healthy, they clean your blood. They also make hormones that keep your bones strong and your blood healthy. When your kidneys fail,...
Cystoscopy And Ureteroscopy
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a condition that causes discomfort or pain in the bladder and a need to urinate frequently and urgently. It is far more common in women...
Cat Scan
You have two kidneys. They are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist. The tubes inside filter and clean your blood, taking out...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
other parts of the body, such as the liver. Symptoms of PKD include Pain in the back and lower sides Headaches Urinary tract infections Blood in the urine Doctors diagnose PKD with imaging tests and family history. Treatments include medications, and, when...
Analysis Of Urine (Urinalysis)
Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fists. They are located near the middle of your back, just below the rib cage. Inside...
Artificial Kidney (Hemodialysis)
work they normally do. The treatment options are dialysis or a kidney transplant. Each treatment has benefits...
Cat Scan
A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as...
Cystoscopy And Ureteroscopy
Overactive bladder is a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time. You may have overactive bladder if you have two or more of these symptoms:...
Cystoscopy And Ureteroscopy
Your kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood. The urine travels from the kidneys to the bladder in two thin tubes called ureters....
Cystoscopy And Ureteroscopy
The urethra is the tube that allows urine to pass out of the body. In men, it's a long tube that runs through the penis. It also carries semen in men. In...
Absorbent Products Incontinence (Urinary Incontinence Products For Men)
Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes...
Colostomy
Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes...
Absorbent Products Incontinence (Urinary Incontinence Products For Men)
Your kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood. The waste is called urea. Your blood carries it to the kidneys. From the kidneys,...
Diabetes Urine Tests (Urine Tests For Diabetes)
Your kidneys make urine by filtering wastes and extra water from your blood. The waste is called urea. Your blood carries it to the kidneys. From the kidneys,...
Brachytherapy
Wilms' tumor is a rare type of kidney cancer. It causes a tumor on one or both kidneys. It usually affects children, but can happen in adults. Having certain...