In-depth

Back pain

Back pain can come on gradually or suddenly. Most back pain responds to home treatment within a few weeks.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Frequent urination

Frequent urination, the need to urinate more often than usual, can indicate several disorders of the urinary tract.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Kidney infection

Kidney stones

Kidney stones often recur. Find out what causes kidney stones and how to prevent them.

Kidney transplant

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure done to treat kidney failure.

Liver transplant

Find out what to expect before and after your liver transplant.

MRI

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

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Urinary tract infection

Half of all women experience a urinary tract infection during their lifetimes. The condition can be a serious health problem when it involves the kidneys.

Jun. 14, 2014

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