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Bladder

The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Many conditions can affect the bladder. Some common ones are:
- Infection - a urinary tract infection in the bladder is also… Read More

kidney stone

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Most kidney stones pass out of the body… Read More

kidneys

Most people know that a major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. These waste products and excess fluid are removed through the urine. The production… Read More

Prostate

The prostate is a gland. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine away from the bladder and out of the body.
A young man's prostate… Read More

Addison\'s Disease

Your adrenal glands are just above your kidneys. The outside layer of these glands makes hormones that help your body respond to stress and regulate your blood pressure and the balance of water and… Read More

Circumcision - Pediatrics

Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, which is the skin that covers the tip of the penis.It is often done on newborns. There are medical benefits and risks to circumcision. Possible benefits… Read More

Erectile Dysfunction Medications

Exercise, particularly aerobic exercise during midlife is effective for preventing ED; exercise as a treatment is under investigation. For tobacco smokers, cessation results in a significant improvement.

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Testicular torsion

Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord (from which the testicle is suspended) twists, cutting off the testicle's blood supply, a condition called ischemia. The principal symptom is rapid… Read More

Erectile Dysfuntion in men and youth

While Erectile Dysfunction (or ED) is more prevalent among older men, it affects younger men in large numbers too. The University of Wisconsin reports a correlation between the percentage of men affected… Read More

Erectile dysfunction and its causes

 To understand what causes erectile dysfunction or ED, it is important to first review how an erection occurs. For a man to have an erection, a complex process takes place within the body.

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