Category Archives: Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (more commonly referred to as UTIs) occur when germs or bacteria enter the opening of the urethra and then starts to multiply within any part of the urinary system - the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. It is most common to develop a UTI in the lower portion of the urinary tract,…
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Kidney Stones

What Are Kidney Stones Kidney Stones are small to tiny sized stones which are created from excess salt and minerals in the urine. The most common reported symptom patients report is severe pain in the lower back. Many patients describe this pain as being similar to delivering a child. Also referred to as nephrolithiasis, there…
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Do Men Get Urinary Tract Infections?

When most people hear about urinary tract infections (UTI) they think of women with bladder infections. But there are a significant number of men who develop UTIs for a variety of reasons. And while we generally don't hear men complaining about having an infection, various conditions in both young and older men can result in…
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