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Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.

UTI (Urinary tract infection) is very common and it may occur when bacteria enter and multiply in the urinary tract. It is usually spread from the anus to the urethra. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is the most common bacterium that causes UTIs. Normally, a microorganism has to penetrat...
12 Dec 2019
In fact, concentrated urine can indeed lead to a risk of a urinary tract infection (UTI) [1] . With the dilution of the urine due to sufficient water intake, the symptoms of the UTI may improve as the urine would cause less irritation to the bladder. Drinking water can help to flus...
12 Dec 2019
Urinary Tract Infection, in short UTI, is an infection that occurs anywhere in your urinary system, the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra [1] . If a urinary tract infection of the lower tract (i.e. bladder) is not treated, the infection can either spread to the kidneys an...
12 Dec 2019
Pre‐ejaculate is a clear mucus-like fluid produced by accessory sex glands called Cowper glands that are expressed on sexual stimulation into the urethra. Cowper glands (also known as bulbourethral glands) are pea-size glands located below the prostate. Pre‐ejaculate volume may r...
5 Dec 2019

A TCM Physician Reveals How Kidney Stones Can Be Treated with TCM

A TCM Physician Reveals How Kidney Stones Can Be Treated with TCM

Our two kidneys are important organs in our body. Do you know that TCM can help you to manage your kidney problems? Kidney stones can range in sizes from a grain of sand to that of a pearl. However, it can also be larger than that.

These stones are made up of minerals and chemical deposits. Although formed in the kidneys, they may travel to other parts of the urinary tract. As these stones move, symptoms like abdominal pain, pain when urinating and blood in the urine can show up.

In this article, I will share with you how TCM can help treat and prevent kidney stones.

Read on to find out more!

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Omezole, otherwise known as omeprazole, belongs to a class of medications known as Proton Pump Inhibitors. As the name implies, it inhibits the proton or acid pump, thereby reducing the gastric acid production and hopefully any pain related to acid overproduction. Dhacopan, on t...
21 Nov 2019
The most common cause of blood in the urine is still urinary tract infection . Typically, this is also associated with pain with the passage of blood in the urine. The other common cause would be urinary tract stones . Stones can be found in the kidney, the ureter, the bladder ...
20 Nov 2019
Early prostate cancer is usually asymptomatic i.e. there are no symptoms . Men with prostate cancer are usually detected based on abnormal examination during digital rectal examination where nodules are felt on the prostate gland and/or due to abnormal blood investigations (ele...
14 Nov 2019
Peyronie's Disease, also known as Induratio Penis Plastica, is a wound healing disorder . Men with Peyronie's disease would often present with a nodule along the penis associated with curvature when the penis is erect and also loss of penile length and sometimes girth. Dupuytre...
9 Nov 2019
The gold standard for the treatment of Peyronie’s disease would be surgical correction. Surgery also gives the best outcome and fastest result. Other treatments options include penile traction therapy, vacuum erection devices as well as low intensity shockwave treatment. Low intensity shockwave t...
8 Nov 2019
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