Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Women…

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Kidney Reflux in Children

Çocuklarda Böbrek Reflüsü, Böbrek Yetmezliğine Yol Açabiliyor Çocuklarda çok sık görülen problemlerden olan böbrek reflüsü, tedavi edilmediği takdirde böbrek yetmezliğine sebep olabiliyor. İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi VM FLORYA Medicalpark Liv Hastanesi Üroloji Uzmanı Prof. Dr. Semih Ayan, böbrek fonksiyonları sağlıklı olan…

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Hydrocele

Hydrocele Definition A hydrocele is a fluid-filled sac surrounding a testicle that causes swelling in the scrotum. Hydrocele is common in newborns and usually disappears without treatment during the first year of life. Older boys and adult men can develop…

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Varicocele

Varicocele A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum (the bag that contains the testes). They are similar to varicose veins of the leg. 10-15% of men display varicoceles in their testicular veins. The veins in question…

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Urethral Stricture

Urethral Stricture Urethral stricture is an abnormal narrowing of the urethra. Urethra is the tube that carries urine out of the body from the bladder. Causes Urethral stricture may be caused by swelling or scar tissue from surgery. It can…

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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones Symptoms and causes A kidney stone may not cause symptoms until it moves around within your kidney or passes into your ureter — the tube connecting the kidney and bladder. At that point, you may experience these signs…

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Hyposadias

Hypospadias is a birth defect (congenital condition) in which the opening of the urethra is on the underside of the penis instead of at the tip. The urethra is the tube through which urine drains from your bladder and exits…

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