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Low Testosterone Signs & Treatments

Low testosterone, or "Low-T," is a surprisingly common condition that affects tens of millions of men around the world. Testosterone is an essential hormone for men (and women, albeit in very small amounts). At healthy levels, testosterone is responsible for everything from controlling your sex drive and energy levels to helping you gain strength and develop muscle…
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Peyronie’s Disease (Curved Penis) Treatments

Peyronie's Disease, also known as curvature of the penis, is a condition in which the penis, when erect, bends abnormally. It is a rare cause of erectile dysfunction - a condition where a man has difficulty achieving or maintaining and erection. Peyronie's Disease Symptoms Peyronie’s disease plaques mostly (70% of the time) form on the…
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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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