Frequent urination, the need to urinate more often than usual, can indicate several disorders of the urinary tract.
At some point, many women experience painful intercourse — for many different reasons. Here's how to discuss the problem and get treatment.
A pelvic exam may be done as a part of a routine checkup to evaluate your gynecologic health or to help diagnose a medical condition.
Reactive arthritis is an inflammatory condition that develops in response to an infection in another part of your body.
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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