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Bladder and the Urinary Tract

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Cystocele
Defines cystocele, explains the causes, and describes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
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Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
Outlines possible reasons for cystoscopy and ureteroscopy and explains the preparation involved. Describes the procedures in detail, as well as what patients can expect afterward.
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Hematuria: Blood in the Urine
Discusses the conditions that may lead to blood in the urine. Lists diagnostic tests that may be required to find the cause of hematuria.
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Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). Defines the two types of IC, ulcerative and nonulcerative. Provides information about special concerns for patients and current research.
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Neurogenic Bladder (See Sexual and Urologic Problems of Diabetes)
Describes the sexual and urologic problems that men and women with diabetes may experience. Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Includes suggestions for additional resources.
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Los problemas sexuales y urológicos de la diabetes
Explica los problemas sexuales y urológicos que pueden sentir los hombres y mujeres con diabetes. Proporciona información sobre las causas, los síntomas, el diagnóstico y el tratamiento. Incluye sugerencias hacia otros recursos adicionales.
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Proteinuria
Defines proteinuria and discusses who is at risk. Reviews the signs of proteinuria and provides information about testing procedures and treatment options.
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Urinary Incontinence in Children
Discusses the causes of nighttime and daytime incontinence in children, describes medical and behavioral treatments, and lists resources for additional information.
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Urinary Incontinence in Men
Explains how nerve problems, prostate enlargement, and treatments for prostate cancer can all create continence issues for men. Discusses the causes of urinary incontinence in men and its diagnosis and treatment.
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Urinary Incontinence in Women
Discusses the anatomy of the female urinary system, defines the major types of incontinence in women, describes treatment, and lists resources for additional information.
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Urinary Tract Infections in Adults
Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of urinary tract infections.
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Urinary Tract Infections in Children
Describes the signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections in children, explains diagnostic procedures and treatment, and emphasizes the importance of evaluation to prevent permanent damage to a child’s kidneys or urinary system.
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Vesicoureteral Reflux
Explains how urine may reflux, or flow backward, from the bladder to the kidneys. Describes tests and treatment for this condition.
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What I need to know about Bladder Control for Women
A comprehensive introduction to the causes, symptoms, and treatment for bladder control problems in women. Combines information from the former Bladder Control for Women Series into one convenient booklet. Includes removable inserts to help readers prepare for a doctor’s appointment, keep a bladder diary, practice pelvic exercises, and understand medicines for bladder control.
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Lo que usted debe saber sobre el control de la vejiga en las mujeres
Ofrece una introducción a las causas, los síntomas y los tratamientos para los problemas de la vejiga en las mujeres.
Versión PDF (811 KB) *

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What I need to know about My Child's Bedwetting
An easy-to-read booklet for parents. Explains why some children take longer to learn how to stay dry at night. Describes options for helping a child develop nighttime bladder control.
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Lo que usted debe saber si su hijo moja la cama publicación imagen

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Lo que usted debe saber si su hijo moja la cama
Un folleto fácil de leer para los padres. Explica por qué algunos niños tardan más en aprender a pasar la noche secos. Describe opciones para ayudar al niño a controlar la vejiga durante la noche.
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What I need to know about My Child’s Urinary Tract Infection
Uses plain language and illustrations to help parents care for a child with a urinary tract infection. Describes the signs and symptoms of infection. Explains diagnostic procedures and possible treatments.
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Lo que usted debe saber sobre la infección urinaria de su hijo
Folleto para padres de niños con infecciones urinarias. Describe los signos y síntomas de infección. Explica las pruebas diagnósticas y las opciones de tratamiento.
Versión PDF (4,508 KB) *

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What I need to know about Urinary Tract Infections
Uses plain language and illustrations to help parents care for a child with a urinary tract infection. Describes the signs and symptoms of infection. Explains diagnostic procedures and possible treatments.
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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre las infecciones urinarias
Define una infección del tracto urinario (UTI), se examinan las causas y el tratamiento de las infecciones urinarias, y discute cómo evitar las infecciones recurrentes.
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