Find information on a number of urological diseases and disorders that can affect men and women. We cover everything from kidney stones, urinary tract infections, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, interstitial cystitis and others. Learn symptoms, diagnosis and treatment methods for a variety of conditions.
Cystitis, or bladder infection, can be extremely painful. Did you know there are some foods to avoid with cystitis? That’s right – some foods and beverages can make the infection symptoms worse and cause even more pain.
The safest surgical treatment of stress incontinence in women is a procedure involving tension-free tape to hold the urethra in place. This procedure has a short recovery time and reduces some of the risks of other incontinence treatments. Learn about it in this guide.
Many people have urethral pain when sitting. This can be due to infection, inflammation, and more serious conditions such as neuralgia or even pudendal nerve entrapment, which is pain that happens for what appears to be no reasons at all.
Diurnal enuresis in older children is the name given to daytime urinary incontinence problems experienced by children past expected toilet training age. The causes may differ from those of nocturnal enuresis and can be treated.
Overactive bladder causes urinary urgency, which can lead to loss of bladder control. This condition can be embarrassing, especially if the loss of bladder control occurs in a public place. Learn about overactive bladder medications that can help to treat this condition.
Chronic urinary tract infections, or UTIs, occur in the general population, but are a much more common complication for people who must wear a catheter. Gentamicin bladder irrigation may be performed as a treatment for chronic UTI, or as a prophylactic measure to prevent infection.
Having a bladder infection is horrible but what is it that causes the burning? Here we will take a look at bladder infections, symptoms that are associated with the infection and exactly what causes it to burn.
Between the years 1999 to 2001, Children’s Hospital Boston implanted nine children with tissue engineered bladders. Of the nine children, seven were available for follow-up. The tissue engineered bladders of all seven children are functioning well. How were these tissue engineered bladders made?