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Urethritis is urethral infection, which occurs when bacteria get into the urethra. A normal urethra is bacteria free. When bacteria get into the urethra, the urethra will be infected. Bacteria can get to the bladder through urethral orifice, and even get up to the kidneys and cause pyelonephritis.
Prostate-Specific Antigen Interpretation 攝護腺特定抗原PSA判斷說2022/12/13
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) is a protein that exists in epithelium in prostate only and can be tested easily through blood test.
Overactive Bladder 膀胱過動症2022/12/13
The prevalence rate of urinary incontinence in adult women is between 10-30%. According to the survey conducted in 1998 in 11 countries in Asia by APCAB (Asia Pacific Continence Advisory), about 15.1% of women and 5.8% of man suffered from urinary incontinence.
Screening for Prostate Cancer through A Digital Rectal Exam 攝護腺癌篩檢 肛門指診2022/12/13
The prostate is a male organ, located under the bladder, about the size of table tennis. Its main function is to secrete the prostate fluid and maintain sperm motility after ejaculation.
Neurogenic Bladder 神經性膀胱2022/12/13
The neurogenic system that controls bladder functions includes central and peripheral nervous systems. Therefore when a part of the nervous system is damaged due to stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, diabetes, spinal bulging, spinal injury or surgery, pelvic injury or surgery, the bladder functions could be influenced.
Learn about Urinary Incontinence 認識尿失禁2022/12/13
Urinary Incontinence is the involuntary flow of urine due to different diseases and causes personal hygiene issues or social life troubles. Urinary incontinence often occurs in post middle age women.
Urethral Stricture 尿道狹窄2022/12/13
Urethral stricture occurs when a part of tissues in urethra have fibrosis scar tissues due to trauma, infection, or ulcer and lead to narrowing of urethra, which causes urination difficulty.
Scrotal Edema 陰囊水腫2022/12/13
Scrotal edema refers to hydrocele testis that expands the tunica vaginalis and causes scrotum to enlarge. Scrotal edema is a common urinary disease in newborns with 6% of incidence rate. The testicle is surrounded by a water bag like sac in the scrotum. The size of edema depends on the amount of liquid, ranging from the size of scrotum to as big as a baseball.
Learn about Bladder Cancer 認識膀胱癌2022/12/13
Bladder Cancer occurs in male patient more than female patient. After the age of 50 year-old is considered at high risk. It is not clear how bladder cancer occurs. However, researches showed that bladder cancer might relate to smoking, hairdye, chemical preparation, and some certain ingredients in herbal medicines (such as aristolochic acids).
Nuclear Medicine Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scan 核醫腸胃道出血掃描2022/12/8
The purpose of nuclear medicine gastrointestinal bleeding scan is to detect the timing and location of gastrointestinal bleeding when such bleeding cannot be located by upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy.