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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more

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M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

Post treatment: Complications from surgery or any invasive procedure need to be communicated to your doctor urgently. This sounds normal, but your physician is the one who should know this experience. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Find out the type and cause of your UI and educate yourself
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Manage your intake of fluids: neither too much nor too little
Daily
Watch what you drink: avoid caffeine and alcohol. Stop smoking
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M south indian.I am having urinary infection and kidney stone.I am taking medicines.Can these two things cause pain over my left kidney and backside?

M south indian.I am having urinary infection and kidney stone.I am taking medicines.Can these two things cause pain over my left kidney and backside?

Must remove stone: Must assume that you have an infected kidney stone. There is no way of eliminating bacteria in a kidney stone other than removingstone. Yes kidney stone ; infection could certainly be cause of your pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

See a urologist or gynecologist for proper diagnosis
Once
Control coughing and sneezing
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Use protection pads as insurance against wetting
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Could a urinary stricture and genital tightness be signs of a kidney stone?

Could a urinary stricture and genital tightness be signs of a kidney stone?

Not really: Urinary stricture of your ureter or urethra is usually from prior infection. Ask your urologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a kidney stone in the urinary tract should I go to the doctor ?

How do I get rid of a kidney stone in the urinary tract should I go to the doctor ?

Urology consult: I would recommend a urology consultation for appropriate treatment. This may depends on the size and location of the kidney stone. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Don't avoid fluids. Concentrated urine can worsen incontinence
daily
Avoid caffeine and acidic foods
daily
Kegels
daily
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
3x week

Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more

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