The urinary system works with other organs to get rid of wastes and keep chemicals and water in the body balanced. Urologists are the doctors who treat problems with the urinary tract, including the bladder, kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters and urethra. Urinary tract issues can affect men, women and children of all ages and can range from common problems like infections to complex diseases.
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The urinary system is the tract that filters circulating blood for a proper balance of water & electrolytes. Learn urinary problems, diseases & conditions.
The kidneys are the part of the urinary tract that helps the body process waste into urine and send it out of the body. They are two bean-shaped organs located behind the abdominal organs, in the mid-back area. One kidney is located on either side of the spine. People’s bodies can function with reduced kidney function or with just one kidney.
Learn more about common kidney conditions that urologists treat.
Numerous health conditions can affect the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract in women and men, the system that processes urine and carries it out of the body.
With hypogonadism, sex glands do not produce any or enough hormones involved in sexual development & reproduction and can cause infertility in men & women.
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