Genito-urinary system

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CKD care has improved but GPs should conduct more urine tests, report says

X-ray showing urine (white) leaking from bladder during stress test (Photo: SPL)

Urinary incontinence in women: clinical review

Cardiovascular complications of renal disease

Lymphadenopathy in the groin may be a sign of malignancy
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Red flag symptoms - Groin swelling

BPH and urinary retention

Tamsulosin now available OTC

Tamsulosin now available OTC

Tamsulosin is now available over-the-counter (OTC) to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia...

Paediatric medicine - Daytime wetting in children
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Paediatric medicine - Daytime wetting in children

Mr Prasad Godbole explores the management options available to deal with this common...

Investigating abnormal liver function tests
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Investigating abnormal liver function tests

Contributed by Dr Stephen Ryder, consultant hepatologist at Queens Medical Centre,...

Incontinence, nocturnal enuresis and nocturia

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence

It is vital to identify the type of incontinence, says Dr Caroline Taylor-Walker.

NICE issues guidance for bedwetting in children under 7

NICE issues guidance for bedwetting in children under 7

Children under the age of seven should now be considered for treatment for bedwetting,...

Case study - A confusing presentation of abdominal pain

Case study - A confusing presentation of abdominal pain

It is extremely important to carefully assess patients with pre-existing conditions,...

Renal disorders

Chronic kidney disease - clinical review
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Chronic kidney disease - clinical review

An overview of the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease.

Red flag symptoms: Jaundice

Red flag symptoms: Jaundice

A careful history and examination will help to elucidate the underlying cause of...

Red flag symptoms - Haematuria

Red flag symptoms - Haematuria

Know the serious causes of haematuria and when to refer patients.

Urinary tract infections

Immune drugs could help GPs treat antibiotic-resistant UTI

Immune drugs could help GPs treat antibiotic-resistant UTI

Drugs that modulate the immune system could help beat increasingly antibiotic-resistant...

Managing urinary tract infections

Managing urinary tract infections

Dr Sally Hope reviews the management options for UTIs.

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men

Discussing the causes, symptoms and treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in...

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