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Blood in Urine Hematuria Causes & Treatment

Hematuria is the medical term for blood in your urine. Several different conditions and diseases can cause hematuria. These include infections, kidney disease, cancer, and rare blood disorders. The blood may be visible or in such small quantities that it can’t be seen with the naked eye. Any blood in the urine can be a…
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Ways To Prevent Kidney Stones

If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, you surely remember it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the tiny stone passes through your urinary plumbing and out of the body. For many, kidney stones aren’t a one-time thing: in about half of people who have had one, another appears within seven years without…
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Kidney Stones Symptoms & Treatment

What are Kidney Stones? Urine contains many dissolved minerals and salts. When your urine has high levels of these minerals and salts, you can form stones. Kidney stones can start small but can grow larger in size, even filling the inner hollow structures of the kidney. Some stones stay in the kidney, and do not…
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Undescended Testicle Symptoms and Treatment

Undescended testicles (formally known as cryptorchidism) occurs when a testicle has failed to pass into the scrotum prior to birth. It is a relatively common condition that affects newborns, infants, and baby boys. According to research, up to 5 percent of newborn male babies are affected by cryptorchidism, and about 10 percent of these cases…
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Pediatric Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)

When children urinate without control while they sleep, it is called nocturnal enuresis. It's also known as bedwetting. Incontinence is accidental or intentional urination in children who are at an age where they should be able to have control of their bladders. Girls usually obtain bladder control before boys do. Incontinence may be diagnosed in…
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