About kidney and bladder


Hypospadias is a congenital abnormality in which the opening of the urethra is situated anywhere on the underside of the penis, instead of at its tip.

Urge incontinence

Urge incontinence is the leakage of urine associated with a great desire to urinate that cannot be suppressed.


Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube from the bladder through which urine is passed.

Polycystic kidney disease

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder in which multiple cysts are found mainly in the kidneys, and which progresses to renal failure.

5 types of kidney stones

There are five different types of kidney stones and it is important to know which of the five you might have.

Tight jeans make bladders leak

Fifty percent of men who wore skinny jeans experienced groin discomfort, more than 25 percent suffered bladder problems, and one in five men experienced a twisted testicle.

Severe shortage of organ donors in SA

The declining trend of organ donors in the Greater Pretoria area is an alarming source of concern that could have serious repercussions if not urgently addressed.

Facts on bladder leaks

You sneeze, or cough, or laugh hysterically at someone's very funny joke – and the next thing you're running for the loo.

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