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Blood In Stool & Rectal Bleeding

Blood in stool can be frightening, whether you discover it while wiping after a bowel movement or from a test ordered by your health care provider. All cases of rectal bleeding should be reported to your primary care doctor, even though many causes are not serious. (more…)
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What Is Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disease (passed from an affected parent to their child) causing uncontrolled growth of cysts in the kidney eventually leading to kidney failure. It affects all racial and ethnic groups equally. There are two types of PKD: autosomal dominant (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive (ARPKD). ADPKD is the more common type and affects more than 600,000 Americans…
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Hydrocele Causes & Treatments

What is a hydrocele? A hydrocele is an accumulation of fluid within the sac that surrounds the testicle, resulting in ballooning and enlargement of the scrotum. It can vary in size from just slightly bigger than the actual testes to larger than a cantaloupe. (more…)
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Should Not Hold Your Pee

Do you ever find yourself working long hours and skip your chance for a bathroom break? Do you often end up “holding it” for an extended time? In a healthy adult, occasionally holding in your pee shouldn't do any damage, it's when you do it all the time that you could cause yourself some problems.…
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Kidney Cysts Treatments

A kidney cyst is a fluid-filled sac that grows in your kidneys, which are the bean-shaped organs that filter wastes out of your bloodstream to produce urine. You might have a single cyst on one kidney or many cysts on both kidneys. There are two types of cysts: simple cysts and polycystic kidney disease. (more…)
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