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Common Urological Problems

Kidney Infection

Shockwaves work better than surgery for smaller kidney stones trapped in the ureter

Different techniques should be used to remove single stones that have become lodged in the distal ureter after being expelled by the kidney, depending on whether they are under or above one centimetre, according to the December issue of BJUI.

Surgeons from the Department of Urology at University Federico II, Naples, Italy, believe that… Shockwaves work better than surgery for smaller kidney stones trapped in the ureter   



Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

A urinary tract infection (UTI), also called bladder infection, is a bacterial inflammation in the urinary tract. Pregnant women are at increased risk for UTI’s starting in week 6 through week 24.

Why are UTI’s more common during pregnancy?
UTI’s are more common during pregnancy because of changes in the urinary tract. The… Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy   



Urinary tract infections during pregnancy - causes and how to avoid them

A Urinary Tract Infection (also called a UTI for short) is an infection of the body’s system involved in excreting urine.  This can take place in the kidneys, the ureter the bladder or the urethra.  Most often this occurs in the urethra and bladder.

A UTI is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections… Urinary tract infections during pregnancy - causes and how to avoid them   



Urinary tract infections during pregnancy

What is a urinary tract infection?
When you hear the phrase “urinary tract infection” or its acronym, UTI, you’re likely to think of a bladder infection and its accompanying symptoms ­– such as a frequent urge to urinate and a burning sensation when you do. This condition, also called cystitis, is fairly common… Urinary tract infections during pregnancy   



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