In-depth

Causes

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is often diagnosed early — when it's most treatable. But even with successful treatment, bladder cancer survivors need follow-up tests for years to come.

Prostate cancer

Complications

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome is an uncommon condition that can cause life-threatening kidney failure, especially for children and older adults.

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia is the medical term for a low platelet count in the blood. It usually occurs as a side effect of a disease or medication.

Definition

Risk factors

Symptoms

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most serious type of allergic reaction. It often occurs rapidly after exposure to an allergen and may be life-threatening.

Tests and diagnosis

Cystoscopy

During cystoscopy, your doctor uses a special tool to look inside your bladder for abnormalities.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Ultrasound

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

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