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Unstable Bladder
What Does Unstable Bladder Mean? An unstable bladder means that the bladder can empty spontaneously.{{widget type="widgetsingleproduct/single"...
Ureters
What Are Ureters? Ureters are part of the urinary tract group of organs. These muscular tubes propel urine from the kidneys to the bladder (urinary...
Urge Incontinence
What is Urge Incontinence? Urge incontinence is a very common form of incontinence; current UK figures suggest 1 in 3 women suffer from it. Urge...
Urge Suppression Technique
Urge Suppression Technique can be used when you get the urge to urinate. By following these guidelines you will improve bladder control: STOP - SQUEEZE -...
Urinalysis
What is Urinalysis? Urinalysis is a urine test performed in a laboratory in which the urine is examined for any abnormalities. {{widget...
Urinary incontinence
What is Urinary Incontinence? Urinary Incontinence (UI) is defined as the ‘inconvenient, involuntary and accidental leakage of urine causing social or...
Urinary Tract
The Urinary Tract relates to the organs and tubes involved in the production and elimination of urine from the body. Which Organs Make Up The Urinary...
Urination
What is Urination? Urination is also known as voiding, micturition, weeing, peeing, pissing and emiction and it refers to the elimination of urine from the...
Urine
What is Urine? Urine is typically a sterile liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted out of the...
Urodynamics
What Does Urodynamics Mean? A urodynamic procedure involves a series of tests to evaluate the function of the bladder and urethra. During urodynamic...
Urogenital Hiatus
What is Urogenital Hiatus? Technically the Genital Hiatus is defined as the distance, front-to-back, between your urethral opening (where our urine comes...
Urolog
What Does Urolog Mean? A Urolog is also called a Bladder Diary. It is a record of how many times a woman (or man) urinates (pees, voids) as well as how much...
Urologist
What Does A Urologist Do? A urologist is a Doctor, Surgeon or Healthcare specialist who is trained to evaluate the genitourinary tract, which includes the...
Uterine Fibroid Embolisation
What is Uterine Fibroid Embolisation? Uterine fibroid embolisation or Uterine artery embolisation is a minimally invasive fibroid treatment for fibroids,...
Uterus
What is the Uterus? The Uterus is the major female organ which is located in the pelvis at the top of the vagina. The uterus consists of a body and a...
UTI - Urinary Tract Infection
What is a Urinary Tract Infection? The urinary tract includes the bladder and kidneys and it can get infected when bacteria or germs get into the urinary...