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Urinary system

Your urinary system removes waste from your blood in the form of urine. It also helps regulate your blood volume and pressure, and controls the level of chemicals and salts in your body's cells and blood. Learn more here.

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The urinary tract

The urinary tract can become infected, usually by bacteria entering the urethra. Learn more about the symptoms of an infection and get self care tips here.

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Urogenital defects

Trusted information about urogenital defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on screening tests and cosmetic surgery.

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Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Men and women are affected differently by urinary tract diseases. Find out more about UTI symptoms, prevention and when to seek medical help.

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Incontinence – an overview

Incontinence can often be cured, or at least treated and managed. There’s no need to be embarrassed about it – the first step is to talk to your doctor.

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More than 5 million Aussies have incontinence

Incontinence is very common, and affects people of all ages and genders. Find out if you might be incontinent, and try these useful tips to curb leakage.

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Kidneys

The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.

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Bladder prolapse

A prolapsed bladder develops when the bladder bulges into a woman’s vaginal wall. This can cause problems for some women, but treatments are available.

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Bladder

The bladder works with the kidneys to rid the body of waste products from the blood through urine. Learn more about its function and tips for a healthy bladder.

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Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)

A kidney infection (pyelonephritis) can be unpleasant, but will usually get better if treated promptly. Learn about the symptoms, treatment and prevention here.

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Kidney disease diagnosis

Find out more about tests that are used to diagnose kidney disease.

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