The urinary tract is a bodily system that removes urine from the body and consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. If not looked after properly, the urinary tract can stop working correctly, meaning toxins and excess fluid cannot be filtered from the bloodstream. The good news is that there are a number ofRead More
The Urinary Tract System: What Urologists Treat
The urinary tract system is responsible for removing waste and excess water from the body. It consists of the bladder, kidneys, two ureters, and urethra. The kidneys filter blood and remove waste products, which are then excreted in the urine. The ureters then carry the urine to the bladder, where the bladder stores it untilRead More
Can a Urologist Help with Recurrent UTIs?
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in some part of the urinary tract. While UTIs are more common in women, it can certainly occur in men, as well. It can affect your kidneys, bladder, ureters, or urethra. When you have a UTI, you are likely to experience symptoms, such as: · Burning sensationRead More
What Causes Urinary Tract Infection in Men?
While urinary tract infections are not life threatening if treated early, they can cause serious symptoms if you delay getting treatment. The kidneys, bladder, ureter, and urethra make up the urinary tract, the section of the body that is responsible for expelling urine. Urine travels from the narrow tubes of the ureters from the kidneysRead More
Urinary Tract Infections
A urinary tract infection (UTI) – sometimes called a bladder infection – is usually the result of a bacterial infection somewhere along the urinary tract. Areas that may become infected include the: Urethra (duct from the bladder through which urine exits the body) Bladder (where urine is stored) Ureters (ducts that transfer urine from theRead More