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Urinary system

Kidney Stones

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Urinary system,

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Urolithiasis is the condition where kidney stones are formed or located anywhere along the urinary system. Calculi are an accumulation of mineral salts that form crystal clumps, these can occur anywhere along the urinary tract in the kidney, ureter or bladder. Kidney stones are a significant cause of illness and mostly…

Kidney Disease

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Urinary system,

Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Kidney disease (or nephropathy) can refer to a number of conditions affecting the kidney. Acute kidney disease is usually caused by an infective agent and is generally of relatively short duration. It often needs antibiotics if caused by infection. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as loss of 1/3 of kidney…

Urinary Tract Infections / Cystitis

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Urinary system,

Symptoms, Causes & Treatment A urinary tract infection refers to a bacterial infection that affects part of the urinary tract. An infection of the bladder is known as cystitis, an infection of the urethra is known as urethritis, and infection of the kidney is known as pyelonephritis. Urinary tract infections are more common in women…