Conditions: Urinary system

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A benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is the non cancerous enlargement of the prostate. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra in males and produces a fluid that is used in the body’s creation of semen...


Bladder frequency and urgency, commonly known as overactive bladder, is a condition characterized by the frequent need to urinate, urinary urgency, urge incontinence, bladder pressure or difficulty holding back a full bladder...


Pelvic or bladder pain is a common complaint among women. Its nature and intensity may fluctuate. In some cases, no disease is evident. The pain can be categorized as either acute, meaning the pain is sudden and severe, or chronic, lasting over a period of months or longer...


Urinary incontinence (enuresis) is the medical term for bed-wetting. The different types of bed-wetting that may occur include: Diurnal enuresis -- the involuntary voiding of urine during the day...


More than 13 million people in the United States experience urinary incontinence. Incontinence can range from slight losses of urine to severe, frequent wetting...


Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine. The urine is often examined under a microscope to view evidence of RBCs. In some cases, a discoloration will be apparent and the urine will appear red or as the color of cola to the naked eye...


A hydrocele occurs from an accumulation of fluid in the tunica vaginalis, a thin pouch that holds the testes within the scrotum. In the fetus, the tunica vaginalis is formed in the abdomen and then moves into the scrotum with the testes...


Hypospadias is a malformation that affects the urethral tube and the foreskin on a male's penis. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body...


Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection, and/or dissatisfaction with the size, rigidity, and/or duration of erections...


A variety of illnesses are specific to men. Prostate problems, erectile/sexual dysfunction, depression and heart disease can all be interrelated. Typical concerns include: problems achieving and/or maintaining an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse (ED); achieving an ejaculation too soon after penetration (premature ejaculation); lack or orgasm and/or ejaculation...