Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Pediatric urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD, answers this one about boys’ urine stream.
Do you put off seeing a doctor for regular checkups or to discuss a health concern? Find out two symptoms men should not ignore. Early detection is often key to treatment.
How often you urinate during the day and during the night, the color of your urine and whether you can “hold it” all provide clues to health conditions that don’t involve your urinary system.
Many women find their beauty rest interrupted by a need to urinate at night. Learn what causes nocturia, or nighttime urination, and when you need to see a doctor.
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Your body is like a billboard for your state of health. By knowing the telltale clues, you can tell whether it’s time to see the doctor for followup.
You might think that urinary tract infections are a worry only for adult women. But they are a concern for babies and young children, too.
If you are struggling with urinary incontinence or your existing incontinence is getting worse, take a look at the medications you are taking. They may contribute to the problem. There are four groups of medications doctors commonly recommend that can cause or increase incontinence. If you are taking any of these, you should let your … Read More
Each summer, some swimmers (and not just kids!) face a perplexing problem. That is, what should you do when you need to pee? Our experts weigh in on whether the answer ought to be: a) just go, or b) find yourself a proper restroom. Learn the scientific pros and cons to consider in favor of … Read More
Human urine has been a useful tool of diagnosis since the earliest days of medicine. The color, density and smell of urine can reveal much about the state of our health. Here, for starters, are some of the things you can tell from the hue of your liquid excreta.