Adrenal glands, which are likewise called suprarenal glands, are small, triangular glands found on top of both kidneys. An adrenal gland is made of two parts: the outer area, called the adrenal cortex, and the inner area, called the adrenal medulla. The adrenal glands work […]
Kidney and Urinary System
Blood in the urine, called hematuria (hee-ma-TUR-ee-uh), is relatively typical and, most of the times, not serious.
There are a number of reasons that preteens and teenagers may wet the bed. Sometimes there is something physical or mental going on, maybe some kind of injury. Usually if the bed wetting begins suddenly it is due to the fact that there is something […]
While bedwetting can be a symptom of an underlying disease, a huge majority of children who wet the bed have no underlying disease that describes their bedwetting. In fact, a hidden condition is identified in only about 1% of children who regularly damp the bed.
What’s a urinary tract infection? A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that can influence any part of the urinary tract. This includes the kidneys, which make urine; the ureters, tubes that bring urine from the kidneys to the bladder; the bladder, which […]
A change in urine color can be distressing for patients and physicians alike. A lot of the causes of abnormal urine color are benign results of medications and foods; nevertheless, a modification in urine color might suggest an underlying pathological condition. Fortunately is that in […]