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When to See a Doctor for Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can be an indicator of a great many conditions, illnesses, and ailments. If you are experiencing discomfort or pressure in your gynecological areas, it’s important to know when to see a doctor for pelvic pain. You might be referred to a specialist for … Read more

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Pros and Cons of Circumcision

To circumcise or not circumcise a baby is an age-old argument and one that medical professionals will still debate about to this day. But for those wondering what the increasing research over the last few years has shown, there is an opportunity for a new … Read more

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Why Are Kidney Stones So Painful?

Some people describe kidney stones pain as being more painful than childbirth. Kidney stones are small and hard stones that form when minerals in your urine crystallize in the kidneys. They can then become a pebble-like mass. These stones can cause pain when they migrate … Read more

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Is Incontinence Normal in Women?

There are millions of people across the globe suffering from incontinence as we speak. Although it is a common problem for women, few adults will talk to their doctors about this condition. It is possible for them to be embarrassed or believe that they are … Read more

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How Smoking Contributes to Erectile Dysfunction

It’s important to understand that there’s a direct link between smoking and erectile disorder (ED). Numerous studies have shown a link between smoking and erectile disorder. This is mainly due to the adverse effects that smoking can have on your heart health. So let’s look … Read more

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Impact of Incontinence on Your Life

Incontinence affects approximately 200 million people in the world, including 25 million Americans every year. This is the most common problem among seniors, but few older adults are willing to talk to their doctors about it. They may be embarrassed or think that this is … Read more

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Can an Adult Get Circumcised?

Adult circumcision refers to a reconstructive procedure where excess skin is removed from the shaft. American men circumcise most of their male partners. Baby boys are often circumcised. Many people are shocked to find out that adults can request this procedure. We actually get a … Read more

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Are Bladder Stones Painful?

Bladder stones are formed when minerals in urine (pee), crystalize in the bladder and clump together. These stones are more likely to form when urine remains in the bladder after you urinate, or when you hold your urine for long periods of time without going … Read more

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Caring for Someone with Incontinence

Caring for a loved one can be difficult when they have certain physical, emotional, and medical needs that they can’t take care of on their own. The emotional burden you may feel when trying to take care of someone in this condition seems to get … Read more

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Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

Did you know that 12% of Americans are suffering from kidney stones? This percentage increases when you consider people who have already dealt with kidney stones in the past because they are 50% more likely to develop them again over the next decade. Certain risk … Read more