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Urology Conditions - What Are Urinary Tract Disorders and Diseases?

Your urinary tract extends from your two kidneys down through two tube like structures called ureters, to your bladder, and urethra. Because your genital organs are very close to the urinary tract, in some cases, you may have a genital, not a urologic problem. This section deals exclusively with urology conditions.

What is Board Certification, Recertification, and Continuing to Learn…
Do you ever want to know more about a urologist's training, background, and whether he satisfied criteria for Board Certification and keeps up with the field. Learn more here.

Urology Training
Urology is a complex surgical discipline involving the urinary tract system and many aspects of female and male sexual health and genital organs. Learn what is involved in becoming an accredited practitioner of urology and its subspecialties. Use this information to compare it to urologists in practice.

How is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Diagnosed?
If you are having trouble urinating, are bothered by a weak or intermittent urinary flow, and you are a man over age 50, you could have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. This article explains how BPH is diagnosed.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Urinary System Healthy
You might think that urination is a simple matter and easy to keep working normally, but good health habits and personal hygiene can go a long way to helping you prevent a urinary tract infection.

Do You Have a Urinary Tract Infection?
The symptoms to look for if you think you might have a urinary tract infection.

Chronic UTIs and Sex
This article describes the relationship between chronic urinary tract infections and sex. It also addresses ways to reduce your risk.

Prostate Concerns: BPH Overview
This article provides an overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common, noncancerous, urologic condition affecting men over the age of 30. It also discusses when to consult with a urologist for an evaluation of your symptoms.

All About Kidney Stones
This article discusses the causes, types, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney stones

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