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Urologists and nephrologists both treat kidney problems. Urologists are surgical specialists who focus on anatomical or structural disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract. They treat problems such as kidney stones, kidney blockages and kidney cancer. Urologists are qualified to perform surgery and outpatient medical procedures to correct such conditions. Nephrologists are medical specialists who focus on disorders that affect the way the kidneys work such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrologists prescribe nonsurgical medical treatments for these disorders.
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Why does my urine smell sweet?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:00
Sweet-smelling urine may be caused by diet, diabetes, or maple syrup urine disease. Learn why urine may smell sweet, treatments, and when to see a doctor.
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What causes Bence Jones protein in urine?

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 07:00
Learn about the Bence Jones protein urine test that is used to help diagnose multiple myeloma. What can you expect from the test and the results?
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What happens if you have prostate surgery?

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 16:00
Treatment for benign prostate conditions, such as hyperplasia, can have many complications and an extensive recovery time. Learn more about it here.
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Why might urination happen during intercourse?

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:00
Learn about why people might urinate during sex. This article examines the causes, treatment options, and lifestyle changes that could help.
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What can you do about mucus in urine?

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:00
A look at mucus in urine, which is usually a symptom of an underlying condition. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and signs of bladder cancer.
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Coping with urinary incontinence

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:00
Regardless of whether you are a man or woman, in your teens or senior years, we have found the best strategies to help you cope with urinary incontinence.
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Urinary hesitancy: Causes in men and women

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:00
Urinary hesitation is when a person has trouble starting or maintaining a urine stream. Learn about the common causes in men and women.
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What can you do to induce urination?

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 14:00
Learn about nine ways to make yourself pee when you are unable to go. We also look at when someone might need to induce urination, and when to seek help.
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Everything you need to know about acute prostatitis

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 14:00
Acute prostatitis is a sudden inflammation of the prostate gland. It is a rare type of prostatitis, which is a common prostate problem.
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Why do I wipe blood after I poop?

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 12:00
There are many reasons for rectal bleeding after wiping. We look at 11 causes here, along with the treatment options there are for each one.
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What are the effects of an enlarged prostate on sex?

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:00
Learn about how benign prostatic hyperplasia can affect sexual function. We look at the effects and treatment options, including surgery, here.
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What are the different types of poop?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:00
A look at different types of poop, which has a range of consistencies and odors. Learn more about the different types and what they mean here.
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Why does my urine smell like ammonia?

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:00
A look at urine that smells like ammonia, which can have many causes. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and treatments for the condition.
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What is penis shrinkage and why does it happen?

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 08:00
A look at penis shrinkage, which is the decrease in penis size. Included is detail on why it happens, when to see a doctor, and what is normal.
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All you need to know about UTIs in men

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 11:00
Learn all about urinary tract infections in men, which are less frequent but can be more serious than UTIs in women. We look at symptoms and treatments.
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Top 10 things you didn't know about your penis

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:00
Roughly 50 percent of humans have a penis. In this article, we provide further detail on this oddly shaped but reproductively vital piece of anatomy.
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What is this pain in my lower right abdomen?

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:00
We look at a number of different causes of pain, ranging in severity, in the lower right abdomen. We also examine when treatment is required.
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Is sticky poop normal?

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:00
An examination of sticky poop, including whether or not it is normal. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and the foods that cause it to happen.
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What you should know about anuria

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:00
A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.
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How to lose water weight naturally

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
In this article, we list simple, natural lifestyle techniques for tackling water weight. We also look at the causes and risk factors for water retention.
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