In-depth

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.

Bladder stones

Bladder stones are small masses of minerals in your bladder — often forming as a result of an enlarged prostate, nerve damage or infection.

Blood in urine (hematuria)

Blood in your urine isn't usually serious. But any urinary bleeding lasting more than a day or two should be checked by your doctor.

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a common and often preventable reproductive cancer. Find out what cervical cancer is and how it's treated.

Cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection but may have other causes.

Interstitial cystitis

Frequent urination and pelvic pain may indicate interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder inflammation. There's no cure, but some treatments offer relief.

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease causes scarring in the air sacs in the lungs, making breathing more difficult.

Prostate gland enlargement

Can't go like you used to? Prostate gland enlargement can make urination difficult. Treatments for this common condition range from self-care to surgery.

Prostatitis

Prostatitis, inflammation of the prostate gland, can cause significant male pelvic pain and other symptoms.

Urinary incontinence

Don't let fear of losing bladder control restrict your activities. With treatment, you can reduce your symptoms and cope more effectively.

Vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that typically occurs in older women.

Oct. 09, 2012