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| ||Hematuria |
Get a better understanding of the symptoms, causes, the diagnosis and treatments for hematuria, or blood in the urine.
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| ||Hypertension |
Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force at which blood flows through the large blood vessels from the heart. When blood pressure is high over a period of time, it can lead to health problems, including stroke. This video offers details about blood pressure, its importance to health, and what you can do to keep yours normal.
| ||Understanding Type 2 Diabetes |
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. It is more common in adults, but you can get it at any age. Find out what causes type 2 diabetes and what you need to do to keep it in check.
| ||Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia |
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is when the prostate grows too large and causes problems. Learn what signs to watch for, and when to see your doctor.
| ||Prostate Biopsy |
A prostate biopsy is when a tiny sample of tissue is taken from the prostate gland and checked for cancer. Find out when you may need one, and how it’s done.
| ||Testicular Cancer Screening |
Testicular cancer is cancer that begins in the testicles. Most testicular cancer patients are men 20 to 40 years old. This video offers details on who is at risk for this type of cancer and how this cancer is diagnosed.
| ||Urethritis |
Urethritis is an inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection, trauma, or as a reaction to bath oils and bubble baths. In this video, you’ll find out what to do if you develop urethritis and how you can prevent its occurrence.
| ||Ultrasound |
Ultrasound imaging is a test that uses sound waves to make detailed pictures of your organs. There are three different kinds of ultrasound imaging: abdominal, pelvic, and Doppler ultrasound. Each of these imaging tests can help your healthcare provider assess pain or other symptoms in different parts of your body. Ultrasound does not involve any radiation, and is generally a very safe procedure. Still, you should discuss any concerns with your healthcare provider.
| ||Kidney Stones |
Kidney stones are a common problem, affecting about 12% of men and 5% of women. Stones are typically caused by an imbalance in the urinary system: too little water, too much oxalate, or too much calcium. In this video, you’ll find out how the stones develop and what you can do to prevent them.
| ||Prostate Cancer Treatment |
Prostate cancer is a common cancer in men. Find out how to get screened for prostate cancer, and what to do if you’re diagnosed.
| ||Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) |
Pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidney. It usually starts as a urinary tract infection that spreads from the urinary tract to the bladder to the kidney. This video takes a closer look at this serious illness, which can lead to kidney scarring.