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Urine tests

Urine tests are used for many different reasons. They can diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases and screen for drug use.

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hCG test

The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy. It can be a blood or a urine test. Learn more here.

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Blood in urine (haematuria)

Blood in the urine, also called haematuria, can be detected easily but there are many causes. Learn more from our trusted partners' content.

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Routine antenatal tests

During pregnancy, you'll be offered a range of tests, including blood tests and ultrasound scans. Each test can tell you something about you and your baby’s health.

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Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is when the body doesn’t get all the magnesium it needs. Read more about magnesium deficiency symptoms, diagnosis and causes.

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Questions to ask your doctor

This guide will help you decide what questions to ask when you see your doctor. You’ll get more out of your healthcare if you're well informed.

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Making decisions about unplanned pregnancies

Having an unplanned pregnancy can be an emotional experience. There will be decisions you will need to make, but there are services available to help you through this time.

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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer (or renal cancer) grows in the cells of the kidneys. Treatments for kidney cancer are improving, especially if it is detected early.

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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia affects the hormones. People with the condition will have health problems, but might still enjoy a normal lifestyle.

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Tests used in diagnosing dementia

Doctors diagnose dementia using a number of different tests, including physical and neurological examination, cognitive tests, X - Rays and scans.

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