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Urinary Tract Infection UTI In Children

A Urinary Tract Infection UTI in children is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections are caused by microbes—organisms too small to be seen without a microscope. Bacteria* are the most common cause of UTIs. Normally, bacteria that enter the urinary tract are quickly removed by the body before they cause symptoms. But sometimes bacteria…
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Urinary Tract Infections UTIs in Adults

Urinary tract infections UTIs in adults are the second most common type of infection in the body, accounting for about 8.1 million visits to health care providers each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs for anatomical reasons. One factor is that a woman’s urethra is shorter, allowing bacteria quicker access to the bladder. Also, a…
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Prostate Cancer Causes

On a basic level, prostate cancer is caused by changes in the DNA of a prostate cell. Scientists have made great progress in understanding how certain changes in DNA can make normal prostate cells grow abnormally and form cancers. DNA is the chemical in each of our cells that makes up our genes, the instructions…
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What are prostate problems?

For men under 50, the most common prostate problem is prostatitis. For men over 50, the most common prostate problem is prostate enlargement. This condition is also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Older men are at risk for prostate cancer as well, but this disease is much less common than BPH. (more…)
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Dr. Amandeep Mahal

The practitioners at Adult and Pediatric Urology and Urogynecology have made it their mission to enhance their patients’ quality of life. Featuring nine partners, including Dr. Amandeep Mahal, the prestigious clinic treats all manner of urologic conditions in women and men. Serving the entire metro area, the practice includes pediatric providers that visit clinics throughout…
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