People with varicose veins can seek treatments that range from endovenous ablation or glue therapy to seal the malfunctioning veins, to removing them via surgery, chemical injection sclerotherapy or dermal laser photocoagulation.
Treatment and prevention of ureter stones
Larger ureter stones can be removed by shock wave therapy or surgery. To prevent their recurrence, lifestyle changes or further treatment may be needed.
Groin and scrotal swelling – causes and treatments for children
Swelling in the groin or scrotum could be due to hydroceles, which are harmless. More serious inguinal hernias can result in life-threatening complications.
Varicose veins – causes and problems
Varicose veins are common, especially among older people, and some people are more likely to develop them, including pregnant women.
Treatments for kidney stones
Patients with kidney stones that cannot be passed out of the body naturally can turn to medication, shock wave therapy and surgery for stone removal.
Treating abdominal aortic aneurysms
People with an enlarged section in their aorta – the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body – can undergo surgery to prevent the section from rupturing.
Hypospadias – symptoms and treatment
Some boys suffer from hypospadias, where the opening of their urethra, through which they urinate is not at the tip of the penis, but on its shaft or the scrotum. When uncorrected, ejaculation through the urethra, during adolescence and adulthood is similarly affected.
Penile problems: understanding phimosis
Boys and men may suffer from phimosis, a condition where their foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of their penis, leading to complications such as infections.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms – symptoms and risk factors
Older people have a higher risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, where the main artery that carries blood from the heart dilates and can rupture, leading to internal bleeding.
Causes and symptoms of ureter stones
People who experience sharp and severe pain in their side and back may have ureter stones, which are kidney stones that have become stuck in the ureter.