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Risk Factors for Calcium Stones

Risk Factors for Calcium Stones

Risk Factors for Calcium Stones Calcium stones can prove to be a serious, and painful, problem. Also called kidney stones, they are small-sized, deposits which are hard and develop in the kidneys from minerals and acid salts. They have many causes, but generally they...

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Acute Bacterial Prostatitis

Acute Bacterial Prostatitis

Acute Bacterial Prostatitis Prostatitis is a condition in which the number of inflammatory cells in the prostate suddenly increases. The bacteria causing acute bacterial prostatitis also cause sexually transmitted diseases and urinary tract infections. Such bacteria...

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Genitourinary Prolapse

Genitourinary Prolapse

Genitourinary Prolapse As its name suggests, genitourinary prolapse is a condition in which one or more pelvic organs drop down into the vagina. The pelvic organs may include rectum, bladder, uterus, vaginal vault, or small/large bowel. The descent can affect the...

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Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

Urinary Incontinence Symptoms Inability to hold urine despite voluntary effort or leakage of urine before you reach the toilet is clinically defined as urinary incontinence. The severity of symptoms vary significantly, depending upon the cause, severity and associated...

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CONDYLOMA (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus)

CONDYLOMA (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus)

Condyloma (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus) The most common STD (sexually transmitted disease) is the human papilloma virus or HPV which is three times more common than herpes. It is most common in men and women between the ages of 20 and 40. It is estimated that one in...

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Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections are quite common, as roughly one in three women, and one in 20 men, will experience one. These infections can often be treated rather easily, but a more serious problem arises when the infection continues to...

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Blood in the Urine

Blood in the Urine

Blood in The Urine Urine typically varies in color from yellow to clear, however, at times there may be a red tint to it. The cause of the color change is due to blood in the urine.   Symptoms If there is blood in the urine, it is going to appear pink, red, or in...

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First Aid for a Heart Attack

First Aid for a Heart Attack

First Aid for a Heart Attack A heart attack is one of the worst things a person can go through, and often it is fatal. Knowing what to do in the first few seconds of a heart attack though, can save the life of yourself, or someone you know. These are basic first aid...

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Marijuana Effects on Sexual Desire

Marijuana Effects on Sexual Desire

Marijuana Effects on Sexual Desire The use, availability and distribution of marijuana has always been a hot topic in society. With recent legalization in some states and jurisdictions, marijuana use is becoming more widespread. It has been well documented that...

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Penile Trauma and Injury

Penile Trauma and Injury

Penile Trauma and Injury The erect penis is fragile and cannot bend much and is thus susceptible to injuries compared to its flaccid state. If you try to bend it too much, there is a high risk of fracturing and injuring it. Most penile injuries are caused due to...

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