Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in one of your ureters.
Learn about different types and treatments of urinary tract infections, the risk factors, and prevention for both men and women.
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.
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.
The exact cause of bladder cancer is unknown. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Acute pyelonephritis is a severe, sudden, and potentially life threatening infection of the kidneys. Moist skin and chills are possible signs of this condition.
Benign enlargement of the prostate is a common condition in which your prostate gland swells beyond normal size.
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis triggered by an infection in the body.
Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. Most often it is caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI).
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common kind of kidney cancer found in adults. Often aggressive, it occurs when cancer cells grow uncontrollably in the lining of the…
Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and the lower urinary tract in men.
Acute prostatitis is the sudden onset of inflammation in your prostate. Learn how to recognize and treat this uncomfortable condition.
The renal pelvis and the ureter are lined with specific types of cells called transitional cells. Cancer begins in the transitional cells.
Acute cystitis is a sudden inflammation of the bladder. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
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