Kidney and bladder
The kidneys clean the blood and remove waste through urine, which is stored and passed by the bladder. Genetic disorders, lifestyle, diet and infections can affect the kidneys and bladder.
Topic: Bladder problems
Bedwetting is a problem for many children – punishing them will only add to their distress.
The symptoms of bladder cancer can also be caused by other much less serious conditions, such as a urine infection, but you should still check with your doctor.
A cystocele is when the bladder bulges out into the vagina.
The most common urinary tract infection in women is cystitis. Regular or serious attacks should be treated by your doctor.
Incontinence can be prevented in most cases.
Many things can be done to manage, treat and sometimes cure incontinence and continence problems.
Severe paruresis (fear of urinating in public) can affect a person’s life in a similar way to agoraphobia.