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What Are Hyoscyamine Sulfate Tabs Used For?

What Are Hyoscyamine Sulfate Tabs Used For?

Hyoscyamine sulfate is an anti-spasmodic (suppressing convulsions and spasms) medication that is known by the trade names Anaspaz, Levbid, Levsin, Levsinex and NuLev.......[Read More]
Kidney Dialysis & Patient Education

Kidney Dialysis & Patient Education

Finding out that your or a loved one needs dialysis can be overwhelming. But there is a large amount of educational materials available to you, and it is important to educate yourself on all aspects of dialysis.......[Read More]
Kidney Stones Health Center

Kidney Stones Health Center

Find in-depth information on kidney stones including symptoms ranging from painful urination to nausea and vomiting.......[Read More]
Evidence for Erection Recovery After Radical Prostatectomy

Evidence for Erection Recovery After Radical Prostatectomy

This review explores various therapeutic strategies for recovering erectile function after radical prostatectomy. How efficacious are they?......[Read More]
Protein & Kidney Disease

Protein & Kidney Disease

Protein is an important part of every diet, but most people with kidney disease must reduce the amount they consume. How can you go about balancing these two needs? Soy-based foods are a definite healthy option, but even these must be minimized.......[Read More]
Bladder Control Protection for Urinary Incontinence

Bladder Control Protection for Urinary Incontinence

WebMD looks at bladder control products -- from disposable underwear to bedding -- for those with urinary incontinence.......[Read More]
How to Survive If Your Car Breaks Down

How to Survive If Your Car Breaks Down

Modern cars are generally very reliable. They don't break down andleave you stranded too often. But this reliability also means that if yourwheels do conk out, you might be caught unprepared. To avoid beingstranded, take these precautions before attempting a drive across anem......[Read More]
Urinary Issues

Urinary Issues

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of urinary issues, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Active Surveillance OK With HGPIN or ASAP on Biopsy

Active Surveillance OK With HGPIN or ASAP on Biopsy

Concomitant high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) or atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) should not preclude the patient from active surveillance, reports Dr Gerald Chodak.......[Read More]
Can You Have Incontinence Without Needing Surgery?

Can You Have Incontinence Without Needing Surgery?

According to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, incontinence can be a major source of embarrassment and anxiety. If you have incontinence, it can be treated without needing surgery.......[Read More]
Clean Catch Directions

Clean Catch Directions

A clean catch urine specimen is used to check the urine for bacteria that cause urinary tract infections--and sometimes to run other tests. For this reason, urine collected using the clean catch technique cannot be contaminated with outside bacteria that could alter the test results. You should alwa......[Read More]
Uses of Cranberry Concentrate

Uses of Cranberry Concentrate

Cranberries help to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.cranberry image by Marek Kosmal from Fotolia.comCranberries, also known as Vaccinium macrocarpon, are a native plant to North America and have been used by Native Americans as a source of both food and medicine. The plant is.........[Read More]
Serum Bicarbonate and Mortality in Adults

Serum Bicarbonate and Mortality in Adults

Is low serum bicarbonate concentration a strong risk factor for mortality in patients with or without chronic kidney disease?......[Read More]
What Helps Clean Uric Acid From You Body?

What Helps Clean Uric Acid From You Body?

Too much uric acid in the body can lead to gout, kidney stones and kidney failure. When your body produces too much, your kidneys cannot excrete enough of it, causing excessive buildup.......[Read More]
A Unique Complication of Urethral Catheterization

A Unique Complication of Urethral Catheterization

Learn how pubic hair on a catheter tip acts as a catalyst for bladder stones.......[Read More]
How to Eradicate Incontinence

How to Eradicate Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is when you cannot control the urge to urinate. Incontinence may be caused by bladder infections, medications, childbirth, or surgical procedures. See your doctor if you become incontinent. He give you a physical examination and may recommend X-rays of the urinary tract. You ......[Read More]
Bladder Pain Information

Bladder Pain Information

Bladder pain can be a result of a variety of medical conditions. It may be caused by infections that are easily treated or by life-threatening bladder or vaginal cancer. It is important to have your condition diagnosed and treated as early as possible to avoid complications.......[Read More]
First Stage of Adrenal Failure

First Stage of Adrenal Failure

What is Adrenal FailureAdrenal failure is a medical condition in which the adrenal glands are not creating enough adrenal hormones to regulate bodily functions. The adrenal glands are located atop the kidneys and produce hormones controlling functions such as blood pressure and heart.........[Read More]
Early Symptoms of Kidney Disease

Early Symptoms of Kidney Disease

The National Kidney Foundation estimates that approximately 26 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Persons with diabetes and high blood pressure are at risk for developing this condition.......[Read More]
Candida Urinary Tract Infection

Candida Urinary Tract Infection

Candida, a genus of yeasts, is commonly found in humans, and in most cases the various species of this genus have a symbiotic relationship with their human hosts. Candiduria, or the presence of candida in the urine, is not uncommon and, generally speaking, is not an indication of any problem. Howeve......[Read More]