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Breaking the myth - Do cranberries prevent urinary tract infections and cystitis?

The cranberry, native to North America, has long been hailed as a cure and preventative for urinary tract infections but how much truth is there in this? In the past, cranberries were linked to UTIs...

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Bladder Stones Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

What are Bladder Stones? Urine can become concentrated, causing minerals to crystalise into a hard mass in the bladder which is referred to as a bladder stone. Bladder Stones do not always cause symptoms, but...

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Bladder infection symptoms & why women have more bladder infections than men?

Bladder infections are known as cystitis or inflammation of the bladder. They are common in women and slightly less common in men. The NHS estimates that half of all women in the UK will have...

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Bacterial prostatitis causes - symptoms & diagnosis

What is Bacterial Prostatitis? The prostate is the gland that produces the fluid component of male reproductive fluid. It is about the size of a walnut and is located near the bladder.

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Kidney infection symptoms - treatment & prevention

There is a lot of crossover between symptoms of bladder infections and kidney infections such as: needing to urinate frequently burning and pain during urination malodorous cloudy urine confusion (in an older person may be...