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Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer is second most common cause of cancer related death in men next to lung cancer according to world literature.Though incidence of prostate cancer is reported to be less, common in Asians there is no data to confirm this. The death rate from prostate cancer has decreased nearly 10% over past 15 years and indirect evidence for positive impact ...

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Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer account for 2 to 4%. About Cancers Cancer cells in tumors are abnormal and divide without control or order. These cancer cells can invade and destroy the tissues around them. Also, cancer cells can break away from a malignant tumor and enter the bloodstream or the lymphatic system. This process is the way cancer spreads from the original ...

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Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

This is second common cancer of genito urinary tract. Cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) in the urine may lead to the development of bladder cancer. Cigarette smoking contributes to more than 50% of cases, and smoking cigars or pipes also increases the risk. Other risk factors include the following Exposure to carcinogens in the workplace also increases the risk for bladder cancer. ...

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Urethral Stricture

Urethral Stricture

Urethral stenosis is a stricture which occurs when a part of the urethra become narrowed. Any section of the urethra may be affected. There is usually some scar tissue around the affected part of the urethra that causes the narrowing. The length of strictures vary from less than 1cm to 4cm or longer. Causes of urethral stenosis Symptoms Surgical Intervention ...

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Mens sexual health

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Hydrocele Signs Treatment Varicocele A varicocele is a collection of varicose veins surrounding a testicle Affects up to 15% of males, almost exclusively on the left hand side due to the fact that the left testicular vein empties vertically into the renal vein. The varicosities form when the valve system between these two veins fails, so that blood falls backwards ...

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Flexible Cystoscopy & Urodynamics Study

Flexible Cystoscopy & Urodynamics Study

Local anaesthetic jelly is inserted into the outer opening (urethra) and left for a few minutes to take effect. There are NO needles involved. The doctor examines the urethra and bladder using a thin instrument like a telescope (cystoscope). Sterile water flows in to allow a better view of the bladder walls – you may become aware of your bladder ...

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Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplantation

Essential functions of the kidneys are removing waste products from the blood and regulating the water fluid levels. Kidney failure refers to loss of kidney function. Kidney failure (or renal failure) Temporary Permanent. When kidneys fail suddenly, it is called acute kidney failure, and in most cases is only temporary. Permanent, or chronic, renal failure usually progresses slowly and is ...

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Kidney Stone

Kidney Stone

Kidney stones (calculi) are hardened mineral deposits that form in the kidney. The kidneys filter waste products from the blood and add them to the urine that the kidneys produce. When waste materials in the urine do not dissolve completely, crystals and kidney stones are likely to form. These stones may stay in the kidney for a long time or ...

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Male Incontinence

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No single treatment works for everyone. Your treatment will depend on the type and severity of your problem, your lifestyle, and your preferences, starting with the simpler treatment options. For some men, surgery is the best choice. Causes of male incontinence Prostate Problems Diagnosis Behavioral Treatments For some men, avoiding incontinence is as simple as limiting fluids at certain times ...

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Female Incontinence

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Incontinence is involuntary loss of urine. Urinary incontinence is a significant health problem with considerable social and economical impact on individual and society.In young women, the prevalence of incontinence is usually low; but prevalence peaks around menopause, with steady rise thereafter into later life. Although the prevalence of stress and mixed (stress and urge ) incontinence is higher than urge ...

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