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Interstitial cystitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354357

Sep 13th, 2019 - Overview Interstitial cystitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Interstitial cystitis Interstitial cystitis Your bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra make up your urinary system. When you have interstitial cystitis, the walls of your bladder become irritated and inflamed (shown right), compared with those of a normal bladder (shown top). Interstitial cystitis (in-tur-STISH-ul sis-TIE-tis) is a chr...

HPV infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hpv-infection/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351602

Aug 29th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor might be able to diagnose HPV infection by looking at your warts. If genital warts aren't visible, you'll need one or more of the following tests: Vinegar (acetic acid) solution test. A vinegar solution applied to HPV-infected genital areas turns them white. This may help in identifying difficult-to-see flat lesions. Pap test. Your doctor collects a sample of cells from yo...

Bladder stones - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 15th, 2019 - Overview Bladder stones are hard masses of minerals in your bladder. They develop when the minerals in concentrated urine crystallize and form stones. This often happens when you have trouble completely emptying your bladder. Small bladder stones may pass without treatment, but sometimes bladder stones need medications or surgery. Left untreated, bladder stones may lead to infections and other ...

Bladder stones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-stones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354345

Aug 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing bladder stones may involve: A physical exam. Your doctor will likely feel your lower abdomen to see if your bladder is enlarged (distended) or may perform a rectal exam to determine whether your prostate is enlarged. You'll also discuss any urinary signs or symptoms that you're having. A urine test. A sample of your urine may be collected and examined for microscopic amount...

Female infertility - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/female-infertility/symptoms-causes/syc-20354308

Jul 26th, 2019 - Overview Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant (with frequent intercourse) for at least a year with no success. Female infertility, male infertility or a combination of the two affects millions of couples in the United States. An estimated 10 to 18 percent of couples have trouble getting pregnant or having a successful delivery. Infertility results from female factors about one-third...

Epididymitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 10th, 2019 - Overview Scrotum, testicle and epididymis Scrotum, testicle and epididymis Epididymitis is an inflammation of the small, coiled tube at the back of the testicle (epididymis). Epididymitis (ep-ih-did-uh-MY-tis) is an inflammation of the coiled tube (epididymis) at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. Males of any age can get epididymitis. Epididymitis is most often caused by a...

Epididymitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epididymitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363854

Jul 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will check for enlarged lymph nodes in your groin and an enlarged testicle on the affected side. Your doctor might also do a rectal examination to check for prostate enlargement or tenderness. Tests your doctor might recommend include: STI screening. A narrow swab is inserted into the end of your penis to obtain a sample of discharge from your urethra. The sample is checke...

Priapism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/symptoms-causes/syc-20352005

Jun 14th, 2019 - Overview Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The persistent erection continues hours beyond or isn't caused by sexual stimulation. Priapism is usually painful. Although priapism is an uncommon condition overall, it occurs commonly in certain groups, such as people who have sickle cell anemia. Prompt treatment for priapism is usually needed to prevent tissue damage that could result i...

Priapism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352010

Jun 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you have an erection lasting more than four hours, you need emergency care. The emergency room doctor will determine whether you have ischemic priapism or nonischemic priapism. This is necessary because the treatment for each is different, and treatment for ischemic priapism needs to be done as soon as possible. Medical history and exam To determine what type of priapism you have, ...

Germ cell tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/germ-cell-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20352493

May 24th, 2019 - Overview Germ cell tumors are growths that form from reproductive cells. Tumors may be cancerous or noncancerous. Most germ cell tumors that are cancerous occur as cancer of the testicles (testicular cancer) or cancer of the ovaries (ovarian cancer). Some germ cell tumors occur in other areas of the body, such as the abdomen, brain and chest, though it's not clear why. Germ cell tumors that occ...

Germ cell tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/germ-cell-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352496

May 24th, 2019 - Germ cell tumors care at Mayo Clinic Germ cell tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating germ cell tumors, including ovarian cancer and testicular cancer. They draw on this knowledge to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that provides you with exactly the care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, specialists in u...

Undescended testicle - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/undescended-testicle/symptoms-causes/syc-20351995

Apr 18th, 2019 - Overview An undescended testicle (cryptorchidism) is a testicle that hasn't moved into its proper position in the bag of skin hanging below the penis (scrotum) before birth. Usually just one testicle is affected, but about 10 percent of the time both testicles are undescended. An undescended testicle is uncommon in general, but common among baby boys born prematurely. The vast majority of the t...

Prostate cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353093

Apr 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Patient consult on prostate diagnosis A Mayo Clinic physician consults with a patient. Screening for prostate cancer Digital rectal exam Digital rectal exam During a digital rectal exam, your doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into your rectum and feels the back wall of the prostate gland for enlargement, tenderness, lumps or hard spots. Whether to test healthy men with no sym...

Prostate cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20353087

Apr 16th, 2019 - Overview Prostate cancer Prostate cancer Prostate cancer occurs in the prostate gland, which is located just below a male's bladder and surrounds the top portion of the tube that drains urine from the bladder (urethra). This illustration shows a normal prostate gland and a prostate with a tumor. Prostate cancer is cancer that occurs in the prostate — a small walnut-shaped gland in men that prod...

Prostate cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353097

Apr 16th, 2019 - Prostate cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo physicians collaborate on prostate cancer care Mayo Clinic oncologists, surgeons and staff collaborate to provide comprehensive care for men with prostate cancer. At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of doctors works together to care for men with prostate cancer and related issues. Your Mayo Clinic care team Expertise across all disciplines. Mayo Cli...

Urinary incontinence - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/symptoms-causes/syc-20352808

Apr 12th, 2019 - Overview Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong you don't get to a toilet in time. Though it occurs more often as people get older, urinary incontinence isn't an inevitable consequence of aging. If urinary...

Urinary incontinence - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352814

Apr 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis It's important to determine the type of urinary incontinence that you have, and your symptoms often tell your doctor which type you have. That information will guide treatment decisions. Your doctor is likely to start with a thorough history and physical exam. You may then be asked to do a simple maneuver that can demonstrate incontinence, such as coughing. After that, your doctor wil...

Urinary incontinence - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352819

Apr 12th, 2019 - Urinary incontinence care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic has doctors with extra training in bladder and urinary function. They specialize in diagnosing and treating urinary incontinence and have experience treating people who have had previous, unsuccessful treatment. Extensive experience Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat nearly 10,000 people with urinary incontine...

Dural arteriovenous fistulas - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dural-arteriovenous-fistulas/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20364283

Mar 15th, 2019 - Dural arteriovenous fistula care care at Mayo Clinic Expert care for dural arteriovenous fistulas Mayo Clinic doctors bring extensive diagnostic and surgical expertise to dAVF diagnosis and treatment. Team approach Doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology work together to treat people who have dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs). Children who have dAVFs see doctors trained...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/symptoms-causes/syc-20352254

Mar 15th, 2019 - Overview Hyperoxaluria occurs when you have too much oxalate in your urine. Oxalate is a natural chemical in your body, and it's also found in certain types of food. But too much oxalate in your urine can cause serious problems. Hyperoxaluria can be caused by inherited (genetic) disorders, an intestinal disease or eating too many oxalate-rich foods. The long-term health of your kidneys depends ...