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Glomerulonephritis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Glomerulonephritis might be a health condition that most people would imagine they've never heard about in their lives before, but it's a condition that's a lot more commonplace than people might have imagined - and many glomerulonephritis cases are diagnosed every year for a variety of different reasons including a family history of the condition.…
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Natural Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are collections of mineral deposits that form within the body. Sometimes smaller kidney stones are able to find their way out through the urinary tract, although other types of stones might pass through the lymph nodes and appears to exit through the skin as a small harder substance. Any stones larger than this…
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Bright Red Blood In Stool & Rectal Bleeding

Bright Red 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 cases 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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