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Cancer

the NHS website

Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Acute Prostatitis

Patient UK

When the prostate gland becomes infected with a germ (a bacterial infection), the condition is known as acute prostatitis. Symptoms include pain, mainly at the base of the penis and around the anus. A bladder infection commonly occurs at the same tim...

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Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis)

the NHS website

Bedwetting can be worrying and frustrating, but it's common for children to accidentally wet the bed during the night. The problem usually resolves in time. The medical name for bedwetting is nocturnal enuresis. Bedwetting is common in youn...

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Benign prostate enlargement

the NHS website

Benign prostate enlargement (BPE) is the medical term to describe an enlarged prostate, a condition that can affect how you pass urine. BPE is common in men aged over 50. It is not a cancer and it isn't usually a serious threat to health.

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Bladder stones

the NHS website

Treatment Bladder stones are hard lumps of minerals that can form inside the bladder when it's not completely empty of urine. They may not cause any symptoms if they're small enough to be passed out of the bladder when you pee. But most people...

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Cancer - Bladder

the NHS website

Bladder cancer is where a growth of abnormal tissue, known as a tumour, develops in the bladder lining. In some cases, the tumour spreads into the bladder muscle. The most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in your urine, which is usually p...

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Cystitis

the NHS website

Cystitis means ‘inflammation of the bladder’. It causes: - an urgent and frequent need to urinate - pain or stinging when passing urine Cystitis is usually the result of an infection in the bladder, but it can also be caused by i...

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Cystoscopy

the NHS website

A cystoscopy is a medical procedure used to examine the inside of the bladder. It's carried out using a cystoscope, a thin, fibreoptic tube that has a light and a camera at one end.

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Cystoscopy

Patient UK

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If you notice blood in your pee, even if it's just the once, tell your doctor

Department of Health and Social Care

Every year, around 16,600 people in England are diagnosed with bladder or kidney cancer. Around 7,500 people die from bladder or kidney cancer in England each year, but this needn't be the case. Knowing what to look out for saves lives, If you not...

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Incontinence, urinary

the NHS website

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It is a very common problem and is thought to affect more than 50 million people in the developed world.

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Interstitial cystitis

the NHS website

Interstitial cystitis is a poorly understood bladder condition that causes long-term pelvic pain and problems with urination. It's also known as painful bladder syndrome or bladder pain syndrome. The condition tends to first affect people in th...

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Kidney infection

the NHS website

A kidney infection is a painful, unpleasant illness that usually happens when bacteria travels up from your bladder into one or both of your kidneys.

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Managing incontinence

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

This guide looks at different types of incontinence and what you can do to help yourself. It many cases incontinence can be improved, and it can often be cured.

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Mid-urethral sling operation for stress urinary incontinence

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you if you are about to have, or you are recovering from, a mid-urethral sling operation for stress urinary incontinence.

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Multiple system atrophy

the NHS website

Multiple system atrophy is a rare nervous system disorder where nerve cells in several * *parts of the brain deteriorate over time. This causes problems with balance, movement and the autonomic nervous system, which controls a number of the body's...

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Understanding non-invasive bladder cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with, or are having tests for, non-invasive bladder cancer. It replaces our booklet, Understanding early (superficial) bladder cancer.

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Urethritis, non-gonococcal

the NHS website

Urethritis is the inflammation of the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body (urethra). It is usually caused by an infection. The term non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) is used when the condition is not caused by gonorrhoea, a sexuall...

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Urinary catheter

the NHS website

A urinary catheter is a flexible tube used to empty the bladder and collect urine in a drainage bag. Urinary catheters are usually inserted by a doctor or nurse. They can either be inserted through the tube that carries urine out of the bladder...

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