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Adult Diseases and Conditions: U

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is part of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

  • Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and Skin Cancer

    A detailed look at ultraviolet (UV) light exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

  • Understanding an Intestinal Obstruction

    If your doctor determines that you have an intestinal obstruction, it means that something is blocking your intestine. Food and stool may not be able to move freely.

  • Upper Respiratory Infections

    Detailed information on upper respiratory infections, upper respiratory infections symptoms, upper respiratory infections treatment

  • Urinary Conditions

    Detailed information on the most common urinary conditions for women, including urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, and interstitial cystitis

  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence (UI) is the loss of urine control. You may not being able to hold your urine until you can reach a restroom. It may be a short-term problem caused by another health issue. Or it may be a long-term problem that you’ll have to manage.

  • Urinary Incontinence (Enuresis) in Children

    In children under age 3, it’s normal to not have full bladder control. As children get older, they become more able to control their bladder. When wetting happens in a child who is old enough to control his or her bladder, it’s known as enuresis.

  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children

    A urinary tract infection is inflammation of part of the system that takes urine out of the body. It’s caused by bacteria.

  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections in any part of the urinary tract. They are a common health problem that affects millions of people each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs.

  • Urogenital Disorders

    Detailed information on the most common urogenital disorders, including bladder cancer, cystocele (fallen bladder), hematuria, blood in the urine, impotence, erectile dysfunction, interstitial cystitis, male factor infertility, prostate disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH, prostate cancer, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection, vesicoureteral reflux

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