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Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder that causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys. A kidney cyst is an abnormal sac filled with fluid. PKD cysts can greatly enlarge the kidneys while replacing much of their normal structure, resulting in chronic kidney disease (CKD), which causes reduced kidney function over time. CKD may…
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Using Biopsy to Detect Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a frightening condition for any man, and certainly one of the most dreaded diagnoses. The good news, however, is that prostate cancer is highly treatable and actually has extremely good survival rates – so long as it is caught early. This is why getting a prostate cancer biopsy is such a wise…
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Prostate Cancer Requires Lifelong Monitoring

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, then this is likely to have knocked you for six. This is an extremely frightening diagnosis and one that is also fraught with other personal issues. You may feel scared, you might worry about the future, and you might even feel embarrassed to talk about it. There…
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Testicular Torsion is a Medical Emergency

Testicular torsion is the stuff of literal nightmares for many men, and the reality is not much kinder than it sounds! Testicular torsion is when the tissue that surrounds the testicles is not well attached. This Then gives the testes too much freedom of movement, and in turn allows them to twist around the spermatic…
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Get a Second Opinion on Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a gland that helps produce the fluid found in semen. It is located between the bladder and the rectum. The prostate surrounds the urethra. Typically, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. If the prostate becomes too large it causes pressure on the urethra and slows and possibly stops urine…
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