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Urinary system

Your urinary system removes waste from your blood in the form of urine, as well as having other important functions. Learn how to keep it healthy.

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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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Bladder

Your bladder stores urine. It works with the kidneys to rid the body of waste products through urine. Learn more about your bladder here.

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation used to treat prostate enlargement. Find out about the procedure and what to expect.

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Kidney stones

Kidney stones are also known as urolithiasis. This is a common problem of the urinary system. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Urinary problems

The urinary system prevents waste from building up in your blood, preventing related health problems including blood in urine, infections, UTIs and more.

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Kidneys

The kidneys’ main functions are to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and help control your blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.

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Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect men and women differently. Find out more about UTI symptoms, treatment and prevention, and when to seek medical help.

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Blood in urine (haematuria)

There are many causes of blood in urine (wee), also called haematuria. Read about the causes, tests and when to see your doctor about blood in urine.

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Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy is a procedure to see inside your bladder. Read about when this procedure is needed, how to prepare and recovery from cystoscopy.

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