Learn about different types and treatments of urinary tract infections, the risk factors, and prevention for both men and women.
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.
Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and…
Urinary incontinence happens when you lose control of your bladder. In some cases, you may empty your bladder's contents completely. In other cases, you may experience…
Benign enlargement of the prostate is a common condition in which your prostate gland swells beyond normal size.
Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.
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…
We explain what to expect during menopause, including the symptoms, home remedies, early onset, and more.
Crystallized minerals left in your bladder after urination can develop into bladder stones. Read more on causes of these and how to treat them.
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…
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that result high levels of glucose in the blood due to a lack of insulin production. Glucose is a natural sugar that your body uses…
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.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Learn more about its symptoms and how your doctor can treat it.
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.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that affects warm, moist areas of the body. Early symptoms include pain when urinating and discharge.
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is not a form of diabetes. Instead, it's a rare condition that occurs when your kidneys are not able to conserve water.
Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman's uterus. Learn about fibroids' major indicators, including heavy bleeding, pelvis pain, cramping, and…
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.
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