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  • Mar 2019

    What to know about lower right back pain

    The possible causes of pain in the lower right area of the back include sprains, strains, infections, and spinal stenosis. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more here.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about brown urine

    Urine may be brown due to dehydration, liver disease, or certain foods and medications. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about brown urine here.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about acute renal failure

    Signs of the kidneys failing include confusion, less urine output, and shortness of breath. Risk factors include age, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Learn more here.

  • Mar 2019

    What causes urethra pain in men and women?

    Urethra pain can occur as a symptom of many different conditions ranging from urinary tract infections to kidney stones. Learn about the potential causes of urethra pain and their treatments here.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes flank pain?

    Flank pain is pain that occurs on either or both sides of the torso, just below the ribs. The most common reason for flank pain is a muscle strain, but there are other possible underlying causes. Learn more here.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about 24-hour cortisol urine tests

    Doctors use cortisol urine tests to help diagnose many medical conditions that affect cortisol levels. In this article, we discuss the uses, procedure, and how to interpret the results of a 24-hour cortisol urine test.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes dark urine?

    A variety of issues can cause dark urine, including foods, medication, and dehydration. Learn more about the potential causes and their treatments in this article.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes cloudy urine?

    Cloudy urine can result from many different issues, including dehydration, urinary tract infections, and kidney stones. Learn more about the causes and treatments here.

  • Feb 2019

    New tool predicts kidney stone recurrence

    Despite the prevalence of kidney stones, it is still difficult to predict who will experience recurrence. A new tool promises to make prediction easier.

  • Feb 2019

    Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

    Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) treatment can help prevent cancer from returning following surgery for early-stage bladder cancer. Doctors deliver BCG directly to a person’s bladder using a catheter. Learn more about what BCG is, and what to expect during the procedure, here.

  • Jan 2019

    How long can you detect marijuana in the body?

    The body processes marijuana at varying rates, which may change depending on dose, hydration, body fat percentage, and, sometimes, the sensitivity of the test. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    These immune cells renew themselves after acute kidney injury

    A new study in mice finds that after acute kidney injury, kidney-resident macrophages reprogram to a state that is similar to those in newborn mice.

  • Jan 2019

    Chlamydia in men: Everything you need to know

    Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection that affects both males and females. In this article, learn about the symptoms and complications in males.

  • Jan 2019

    What causes bladder pain?

    Bladder pain may occur due to interstitial cystitis, a bladder infection, bladder cancer, or kidney stones. In this article, we look at the causes and treatment of bladder pain.

  • Jan 2019

    Drinking soda after exercise could damage kidneys

    A recent study concludes that drinking soda following physical exertion might cause further dehydration and could even cause kidney damage.

  • Jan 2019

    Uses and types of urinary catheter

    A person may need to use a urinary catheter if they have problems passing urine. There are several types of catheter, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Learn more about urinary catheters, and what to expect when using them, here.

  • Jan 2019

    Remedios caseros para la vaginosis bacteriana

    La vaginosis bacteriana es la infección vaginal más común. ¿Qué la causa, funcionan los remedios caseros? En este artículo responderemos estas preguntas y más.

  • Jan 2019

    Trece remedios caseros y naturales para los cálculos renales

    Los cálculos renales se producen cuando los minerales y las sales forman depósitos duros en los riñones. A continuación, veremos 13 remedios caseros para ayudar a controlar los síntomas.

  • Jan 2019

    Causes of abdominal pain and chills

    The causes of stomach pain and chills include gastroenteritis, salmonella, and even the common cold. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about these, and the other causes of stomach pain and chills, here.

  • Jan 2019

    Abdominal pain and painful urination causes

    Pain in the abdomen and pain while urinating can result from a range of issues, including a urinary tract infection. Learn more about the potential causes here.

  • Dec 2018

    What is bowel obstruction?

    A bowel obstruction occurs when something blocks part of the small or large intestine. This blockage can be a serious problem if it is left untreated, so a person should speak to a doctor if they experience any of the symptoms. Learn more about these symptoms, the causes, treatment options, and diet tips here.

  • Dec 2018

    What is the normal pH range for urine?

    The acidity of urine varies greatly depending on a person’s diet and any medical conditions they may have. In this article, we discuss the normal pH range for urine, and what abnormal test results might mean.

  • Dec 2018

    Can D-mannose treat a UTI?

    D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here.

  • Nov 2018

    What are the symptoms of low sodium levels?

    Low sodium in the blood can cause confusion, lethargy, and nausea. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about low sodium levels, risk factors, prevention and treatment here.

  • Nov 2018

    What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?

    Pelvic pain in men can result from a range of issues, including a hernia, prostatitis, and appendicitis. This pain occurs somewhere between the navel and groin. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve antibiotics. Learn about the most common causes of pelvic pain in men here.