There are a wide variety of disorders of the urinary system. Some are easy to treat while others may need medical attention.
Cystitis is inflammation of the urinary bladder caused by a bacterial infection.
Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control, causing involuntary urination.
Urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the urinary tract.
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra caused by a bacterial infection.
A kidney stone is large amount of calcium salt crystals from urine that may form in the kidneys.
- Impotence/Erectile Dysfunction
Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the inability to achieve an erection, and/or dissatisfaction with the size, rigidity, and/or duration of erections.
While the prostate gland is not actually a part of the urinary system, the two are closely positioned. Prostatitis is an inflamed condition of the prostate gland that may be accompanied by discomfort, pain, frequent or infrequent urination, and sometimes, fever.
Bladder cancer occurs when there are abnormal, cancerous cells growing in the bladder.
- Cystocele (Fallen Bladder)
Cystocele is a hernia-like disorder in women that occurs when the wall between the bladder and the vagina weakens, causing the bladder to sag into the vagina.
- Hematuria (Blood in the urine)
Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine.
Renal failure is the condition in which the kidneys fail to function properly.