Genitourinary Disorders

Bladder infection treatment

Any form of bacterial infection that disturbs any portion inside the urinary tract can be identified as a bladder infection, otherwise known as a urinary tract infection (UTI). This occurs because of the entrance and multiplication of bacteria in the bladder. The commonest form of UTI is known as Cystitis. The other common type of […]

Yeast infection cream

If you are female, chances are you have contracted a yeast infection at least once in your lifetime. Though they are common, yeast infections are rarely a topic of dinner table conversation for many good reasons. For one, they often involve the female genitals, which are rarely a topic of polite conversation, and secondly, there […]

Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms that ultimately result in the body excreting too much protein in the urine; this is a condition that can have different causes. Depending on the cause and how soon treatment is started after the symptoms start, the prognosis varies. It is important that you are able to recognize […]

Natural kidney cleanse

We all know how vitally important the kidneys are to our body. These two organs, located on the right and left sides of our body, are responsible for the unenviable task of cleaning the waste from our blood streams. This waste is the byproduct of the breakdown of protein, which the body needs in order […]

Endometriosis treatment

Endometriosis is a fairly common condition in which small pieces of the endometrium, or womb lining, are actually found outside the womb. These could be in the bladder, bowel, fallopian tubes, ovaries, rectum or vagina. Endometriosis will typically cause pain in the lower abdomen, lower back or pelvis and it has even been known to […]

Weak bladder symptoms

A weak bladder or bladder control problems will typically mean that you have problems in stopping the flow of urine from the bladder. This is often referred to as urinary incontinence. This uncontrollable leaking of urine is not considered normal, but is still a very common problem. Incontinence is not only considered a health problem, […]

What causes prostatitis?

Prostatitis is a disease of the prostate gland. It is known to cause pain in the groin area, you may experience difficulty urinating and when you do urinate it is likely to be painful. The prostate gland is approximately the same size and shape as a walnut and it produces the components of semen, which […]

UTI natural treatment

Having a urinary tract infection (UTI) is painful, uncomfortable and inconvenient. The condition is caused by bacteria in your urine which results in an infection. The most well known infection of this kind is probably cystitis. This is very uncomfortable and makes it painful to pass urine, however you often feel the need to go […]

Renal artery stenosis

The term “renal” refers to anything relating to the kidneys; essentially, they carry blood from the heart to the kidneys after branching off the aorta, or main artery coming off the heart, and lead to one kidney each. The volume of blood passing through these arteries is a very large amount—about 1 ½ liters of […]

Interstitial cystitis

Everyone has had a time when they have had to urinate so badly that it was painful. Often, when you have held your urine inside your bladder for too long, it begins to feel full to the point of overflowing and starts to hurt. If you have felt this in the past, then you know […]

BPH treatment

It is a sad fact of human nature that as our bodies start to age, they start to, for lack of a better phrase, fall apart. People notice it as early as age thirty – their back hurts when sitting on a hard surface, or their knees crack when lifting a heavy object. As people […]

Bladder infection causes

A bladder infection, also commonly referred to as a urinary tract infection, is experienced by nearly 40% of women at least once in their lifetime. Over 10% of men will also experience a bladder infection at some point in their lifetime as well. More severe cases of bladder infections such as chronic bladder infections only […]

Kidney dialysis

Dialysis is referred to as the artificial method of removing waste products and unnecessary from one’s blood. Although this is a process that the kidneys do naturally, when the two kidneys fail to function properly, the waste products are removed by the process called dialysis. People with damaged kidneys have to opt for this procedure […]

Urethritis symptoms

Urethra is the condition where the urethra of the body becomes inflamed. A number of bacteria and viruses are responsible for causing urethra. The most common type of such bacteria is E.coli. This genus of bacteria is also associated with infections of the urinary tract and also with diseases transmitted through sexual interactions, such as […]

Bladder infection home remedies

The medical term for bladder infection is cystitis. This is an inflammation in the bladder caused by a bacterial infection. A bladder infection is also referred to as a urinary tract infection or UTI. This is a very painful infection that can lead to serious health complications if it is not treated quickly. A bladder […]

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Like grey hair, prostate enlargement is a natural process for men as they grow older. Almost all men go through prostate enlargement after a certain age, usually during their 50’s. Frequent trips to the lavatory are the first and most common sign for prostate enlargement at an early age. Since the prostate surrounds the urethra, […]

Pyelonephritis

Even though urine contains a number of fluids, salt and waste product it does not carry bacteria. When bacteria do make its way in there and multiplies, it causes Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Pyelonephritis is a type of UTI which is situated in the pelvis and kidney. Usually the basic treatment for pyelonephritis is antibiotics. […]

Genital herpes treatment

There are quite a few symptoms to genital herpes that will make it relatively stressful to live with. Genital herpes can be a fairly painful condition as it can have regular discomfort so treating is usually necessary. Genital herpes treatment can get rid of the stressful symptoms associatd with the disease if done correctly. If […]

Interstitial cystitis symptoms

Studies have shown that 90% of women suffer from interstitial cystitis, which is also known as painful bladder syndrome. This is a condition where one has that extreme urgency to urinate and is often caused by an infection in the bladder. Those who are suffering from this condition have been found not to have traces […]

Bacterial vag treatment

Bacterial vag, or more appropriately known as bacterial vaginosis, is a health condition where bacterial infection affects the women’s vagina. Bacterial vaginosis generally occurs when there is an imbalance of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria in the body. It is mild condition, and is not something to be worried about. The infection causes vaginal discharge in […]

Yeast infection symptoms

Yeast is a type of fungus with the scientific name Candida. A fungal infection occurring due to yeast is termed as Candidiasis. These infections may be superficial or lead to fatal diseases in patients suffering from AIDS or cancer. While the latter occurs in a minority of people, the former type of infection is more […]

Ruptured ovarian cyst symptoms

Many women may suffer with ovarian cyst problems without knowing it, but sometimes when these cysts rupture they can cause pain and discomfort. Knowing the different ruptured ovarian cyst symptoms will help you to determine if ovarian cysts are a problem that you should discuss with your doctor. It is important to note that not […]

Polycystic kidney disease

Polycystic kidney disease is a disease of the kidneys that causes multiple cysts to form on these organs. Polycystic kidney disease is also commonly known as PKD. The cysts that are associated with this disease are fluid filled sacs. They can grow and multiply to the extent that they increase kidney mass and cause the […]

Kidney cancer

Your kidneys are very important organs of the body. They are part of the urinary system and help filter waste products out of the blood, expelling those wastes in the urine. Kidney cancer is more likely among people aged 55 years or over and it is more common in men than women. Most cases of […]

Prostate cancer prevention

Prostate cancer is a disease that affects men usually over the age of 40. The American Cancer Society states that one out of every six men will be affected with prostate cancer. One of out every thirty five men will find this disease fatal. Men who have a family history of prostate cancer and African […]

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer involves cancerous cells growing in the bladder, that organ in the pelvic region that stores urine. Generally, this type of cancer first begins in the cells inside the bladder rather than cells outside of it. It can affect people of any age, although it is more common in older adults. Bladder cancer is […]

Prostatitis symptoms

Everybody knows that there are some diseases and medical conditions that are gender specific. Pregnancy, for one. Unless you haven’t yet started Kindergarten, then you’re well aware of that one. The same goes for things like endometriosis, ovarian cancer and prostatitis. While men don’t have to go through female related problems, women don’t possess a […]

Kidney stones treatment

Kidney stones can sometimes form in some people who eat too many foods containing oxalates. These foods include red meat, chocolate, tea, pepper spinach and even broccoli. If the stones are very small they can be passed without difficulty. However, passing of large kidney stones is very painful, especially for men. Many people end up […]

Interstitial cystitis diet

The foods that you eat and the diet that you follow play a crucial role in controlling both the symptoms and the severity of interstitial cystitis. Interstitial cystitis is a painful bladder condition that causes the individual to feel like they have to relieve their on a frequent basis. The pain from interstitial cystitis can […]

Kidney cyst symptoms

Kidneys are very important organ in the body and play a major role in filtering toxins in your system. Certain conditions and imbalances can arise that can cause cysts to be formed on the kidneys of some people. Kidney cysts are like other cysts that form on the body only they form on the kidneys. […]

Kidney stones symptoms

If you have ever worked in an office, chances are you have heard someone’s horror stories about their kidney stones. The story of pain, medication and sometimes even surgery is something some people love to tell—even though going through it could have been one of the worst pains they ever felt. Kidney stones are small, […]

Prostate infections

The prostate gland is a part of the male reproductive system. It produces fluids that help to transport the sperm from the testicles through the penis into the female body during ejaculation. The prostate gland is located below the bladder and surrounds the urethra. The urethra is the tube in which urine travels from the […]

Prostatitis treatment

Prostatitis is a medical term that encompasses several disorders that all cause inflammation or infection of the prostate gland in men. General symptoms of this disease include fever, malaise, pain in the low back and perineum, issues with sexual function including lowered sexual libido and even impotence. Prostatitis can cause an obstruction of the urinary […]

Prostate cancer

In the United States prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death of men and is the most common type of cancer. Prostate cancer is considered a common disease that older men get. Prostate cancer is caused by an uncontrollable growth of cells in the prostate that leads to the formation of a malignant […]

Kidney infection

The kidneys are located on both sides of the body near the lower back, just under the diaphragm. Urine is drained from the kidneys to the bladder through tubes called ureters. From the bladder the urine leaves the body through the urethra. The kidneys have an important function in the body which is filtering the […]

Kidney failure

The kidneys are a vital part of the body and perform many roles in the functioning of the body. The kidneys filter the blood of waste materials and balance the level of electrolytes, help the body in producing red blood cells and also controlling the blood pressure in the body. When kidney failure occurs it […]

UTI treatment

Having a urinary tract infection can be a very serious health concern and affects millions of people every year. This type of infection is the second most common infection that you can have in your body. It is more common among women than men and the reasons for this are still unknown. Even though there […]

Kidney back pain

Many people suffer from back pain. Sometimes it can be hard to tell exactly where the back pain is coming from. It is not uncommon for people to mistake a pain that is actually coming from their kidney for pain that feels like a muscle cramp in their back. When we have a kidney infection […]

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

The urinary system in your body is made up of the ureters, bladder, kidneys and urethra. It is possible to have a urinary tract infection in any part of your urinary system, but most commonly it occurs in the lower part of the system. This involves the bladder and the urethra. A urinary tract infection […]