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Retroperitoneal fibrosis

Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare condition in which the ureters (tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder) are obstructed by a mass located behind the stomach and intestines. Continue Reading

Retroperitoneal fibrosis

Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare condition in which the ureters (tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder) are obstructed by a mass located behind the stomach and intestines. Continue Reading

Understanding and Overcoming Erectile Dysfunction

As many as 18 to 30 million men in the U.S. are affected by erectile dysfunction, and are more likely to develop the condition as they age. ED can be caused by a number of underlying conditions, since anything that interferes with the blood vessels or nerves of the penis can interfere with an erecti ... Continue Reading

Understanding and Overcoming Erectile Dysfunction

As many as 18 to 30 million men in the U.S. are affected by erectile dysfunction, and are more likely to develop the condition as they age. ED can be caused by a number of underlying conditions, since anything that interferes with the blood vessels or nerves of the penis can ... Continue Reading

Penile Cancer Stages, Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options

Penile cancer is any carcinoma that first develops on the penis. Roughly 95 percent of cases begin in the flat skin (squamous) cells, with the tip of the penis (glans) and the foreskin (prepuce) most often affected. Continue Reading

Penile Cancer Stages, Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options

Penile cancer is any carcinoma that first develops on the penis. Roughly 95 percent of cases begin in the flat skin (squamous) cells, with the tip of the penis (glans) and the foreskin (prepuce) most often affected. Continue Reading

Six Causes of Male Infertility and How Doctors Diagnose 70% of Cases

A couple's inability to conceive can be traced to fertility problems in both partners; 30 percent of the time it is strictly a result of fertility issues in just the man. Several conditions can cause male infertility, including infection, immune reactions, and physiological problems such as varicoce ... Continue Reading

Six Causes of Male Infertility and How Doctors Diagnose 70% of Cases

A couple's inability to conceive can be traced to fertility problems in both partners; 30 percent of the time it is strictly a result of fertility issues in just the man. Several conditions can cause male infertility, including infection, immune reactions, and physiological ... Continue Reading

Prostatitis (Inflamed Prostate): Causes, Symptoms and Tests

Two million cases of prostatitis are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. This infection or inflammation of a man's prostate gland can cause back pain, urination problems, erectile dysfunction, and painful ejaculation. Continue Reading

Prostatitis (Inflamed Prostate): Causes, Symptoms and Tests

Two million cases of prostatitis are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. This infection or inflammation of a man's prostate gland can cause back pain, urination problems, erectile dysfunction, and painful ejaculation. Continue Reading

Retrograde Ejaculation: Causes, Symptoms, Getting Diagnosed

Retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen is directed into the bladder instead of being ejaculated out of the body. The condition itself is harmless, but it can impact a man's fertility. Continue Reading

Retrograde Ejaculation: Causes, Symptoms, Getting Diagnosed

Retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen is directed into the bladder instead of being ejaculated out of the body. The condition itself is harmless, but it can impact a man's fertility. Continue Reading

Kidney Stones: What They Are, What Causes Them and How Your Doctor Makes a Diagnosis

Kidney stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a golf ball. More than 5 percent of Americans have experienced kidney stones at some point in their lives, and some people are more susceptible to the condition than others. Continue Reading

Kidney Stones: What They Are, What Causes Them and How Your Doctor Makes a Diagnosis

Kidney stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a golf ball. More than 5 percent of Americans have experienced kidney stones at some point in their lives, and some people are more susceptible to the condition than others. Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder occurs when there is a strong, frequent urge to urinate. While many assume it's a natural part of aging, it's usually caused by a treatable, underlying condition. Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder occurs when there is a strong, frequent urge to urinate. While many assume it's a natural part of aging, it's usually caused by a treatable, underlying condition. Continue Reading

Urinary Incontinence (Loss of Bladder Control) is a Highly Treatable Condition: Here's What You Need to Know

Urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, leads to involuntary urine leakage. The different types include temporary incontinence, stress incontinence, and urge incontinence. Each have different underlying causes. Continue Reading

Urinary Incontinence (Loss of Bladder Control) is a Highly Treatable Condition: Here's What You Need to Know

Urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, leads to involuntary urine leakage. The different types include temporary incontinence, stress incontinence, and urge incontinence. Each have different underlying causes. Continue Reading

Kidney Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Stages

More than 90 percent of cases of adult kidney cancer are renal carcinomas, which start in the filtration tubes of the kidney. Researchers aren't sure why, but incidence of the disease is increasing by about two percent every year. Continue Reading

Kidney Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Stages

More than 90 percent of cases of adult kidney cancer are renal carcinomas, which start in the filtration tubes of the kidney. Researchers aren't sure why, but incidence of the disease is increasing by about two percent every year. Continue Reading

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