Posted on: October 22, 2016

One of the most common women’s health issues, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) has been medically documented for more than 4,000 years. Since some women don’t show symptoms of POP, and those who do show it are often too embarrassed or confused to ask for help, it’s important to be aware of how POP affects the […]

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Pollakiuria, more commonly known as urinary frequency, is when a previously toilet trained child shows a sudden increase in frequency of needing to urinate throughout the day. These frequent bathroom trips will be partnered with much smaller amounts of urine expelled than normal. Children ranging from 3-14 years old may suffer from pollakiuria, and those […]

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Cryptorchidism – the condition known as undescended testicles – is the most common genital abnormality in boys. While growing in his mother’s womb, a baby boy’s testicles normally form within the abdomen and later descend into the scrotum just before he is born. Cryptorchidism takes place when that movement does not occur. Symptoms and Statistics […]

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Prostatitis, and the pelvic pain associated with it, is considered one of the most common urological problems men face. Since prostatitis can affect men of any age, it accounts for nearly 25% of all men’s visits to their medical providers in regards to pelvic or urological issues. Chronic prostatitis (when the symptoms will not go […]

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is the enlarging of the prostate gland. It is a very common condition for men over 60 and is often seen as simply a natural part of the aging process. While this condition may be a discomfort and can cause many urinary symptoms, it is not usually dangerous. There are […]

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

A hernia is when an organ within the abdominal cavity breaks through a weakness in the abdominal wall. This can happen to adults from straining during lifting weights, for example. But the most common type of surgical problem experienced by children is a specific kind of hernia involving the groin. An inguinal hernia occurs when […]

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Women tend to have more problems with their urinary tracts than men do, whether it’s incontinence or bladder infections. Thankfully, in one particularly painful area, women are not more susceptible. When it comes to kidney stones, men do have a higher likelihood of suffering from them, but women should still be aware of this excruciating […]

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Posted on: September 09, 2016

The prostate is a male-specific organ involved in both sexual and urinary functioning. It is small and positioned in front of the bladder. The urethra, which carries semen and urine out of the body, passes through the prostate. Semen is partly produced within the prostate and then stored there, keeping it healthy before it’s excreted. […]

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Posted on: September 06, 2016

Hypospadias is a fairly common birth defect in boys, affecting one in every 200 male newborns. The condition describes when the urethral opening is not in the center of the tip of the penis, but is instead somewhere on the underside of the penis. There is no known cause or risk factors connected to the […]

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Anywhere from 5-15% of men who suffer from erectile dysfunction in the United States. Erectile dysfunction, also called impotence can have many causes, some of which are common, like aging, while others can be a sign of a much more serious underlying condition. Most men are aware that this is a common problem, and have […]

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