Red blood cells (RBC) in the urine can signal problems with the urinary tract, kidneys, or bladder. Learn more about RBC in urine, and what results from a urine sample might mean, here.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and yeast infections share some similarities, but they have distinct symptoms and treatment options. Learn about the differences here.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not contagious, but the bacteria that cause them can travel between people. Learn more about these infections and how they develop here.
Urinalysis, or a urine test, can help a doctor diagnose certain health issues, check for pregnancy, or screen for drug use. In this article, learn more about the uses and results.
A new study reveals that superbugs that cause hard-to-treat UTIs can persist in the guts of some healthy women, even those with no recorded history of UTI.
A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain.
Urinary urgency is the urgent need to urinate despite not having a full bladder. It may occur alongside frequent or painful urination. Learn about the possible causes and treatment options here.
Blood in the urine, or hematuria, may arise after an infection or injury. Some causes are specific to females or more likely to affect females than males. Learn more here.
Urethral syndrome, also known as urethral pain syndrome, can occur when the urethra becomes irritated. Symptoms can include urination difficulties and pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen. Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of urethral syndrome here.
Urethral stricture refers to scarring on the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. Learn more about urethral stricture here.