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Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
UTIs are usually caused by bacteria and can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Symptoms of upper UTIs include pain in the upper back, chills, fever, and nausea.
Urge incontinence occurs when you have a sudden urge to urinate. In urge incontinence, the bladder contracts when it shouldn't, causing some urine to leak through the…
Benign enlargement of the prostate is a common condition in which your prostate gland swells beyond normal size.
Kidney stones are solid masses of crystalized calcium or other substances that originate in the kidneys but can pass through the urinary tract. The greatest risk factor…
Menopause is a natural biological process in women that marks the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness or pain, and frequent…
Crystallized minerals left in your bladder after urination can develop into bladder stones. Read more on causes of these and how to treat them.
A bladder infection is a bacterial infection. It also may be called a UTI, which refers to infection in the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra.
Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.
An overactive bladder causes a sudden urge to urinate. It can also trigger involuntary loss of urine. This is also known as incontinence.
Find information on bladder neck obstruction symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Interstitial cystitis is a chronic inflammation of the bladder that can cause pelvic pain, frequent urination, and incontinence. Pain can be mild or severe.
Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. Most often it is caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI).
Your brain regulates urination, but sometimes the message that you need to urinate is not sent to your bladder. Read about causes and treatment options.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Learn more about its symptoms and how your doctor can treat it.
Usually the urethra is wide enough for urine to flow freely through it. When it narrows, it can restrict urinary flow. This is known as a urethral stricture.
Pyelonephritis is an inflammation of the kidney and upper urinary tract. Symptoms include flushed skin, back pain, fever, and nausea.
The exact cause of bladder cancer is unknown. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Hydronephrosis is a condition that typically occurs when one kidney swells due to the failure of normal drainage of urine from the kidney to the bladder.
Damage to the nerves that help your organs to function can cause a condition called autonomic neuropathy (AN) and is associated with other conditions.
The ovaries are small organs on either side of the uterus. They're where eggs are produced. Ovarian cancer can occur in different parts of the ovary.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.