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Upper GI Series - Vagus Nerve Stimulator
This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Upper GI Series to Vagus Nerve Stimulator. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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A ureteroscopy is often used to check for kidney stones and allows the doctor to closely examine the ureter. This eMedTV resource describes this medical procedure in detail, explaining how it is performed and what to expect afterwards.
- Urinary Incontinence
There are several types of urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control), such as overactive bladder. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at what causes this problem, who it affects, and how it is treated.
- Urinary Tract Infection
A urinary tract infection (UTI) may occur in the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. This eMedTV article examines the causes and symptoms of a UTI and discusses how the condition is diagnosed and treated.
Uroxatral is a medication commonly prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of Uroxatral, including information on how the medication works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and precautions.
Ustekinumab is an injectable drug used to treat plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This article from the eMedTV site provides more info on this product, explaining how it works, possible side effects, safety precautions to be aware of, and more.
- Uterine Cancer
Cancer that forms in the tissues of a woman's uterus is known as uterine cancer. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at cancer of the uterus, including information about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Uterine Sarcoma
Uterine sarcoma is a disease in which cancer cells form in the muscles or supporting tissues of the uterus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this type of cancer, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. This eMedTV article explains possible causes and symptoms of a UTI. Risk factors and treatment options for urinary tract infections are also discussed.
It is not uncommon for adults to be behind on or to have missed important vaccinations. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at adult vaccinations that are currently recommended, as well as details on the diseases and infections they protect against.
Vagifem is a prescription estrogen medication that helps relieve vaginal problems due to menopause. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at Vagifem, including information on how it works, potential side effects, general precautions, and more.
Vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina) is caused by things that irritate or infect the vagina and/or vulva. This eMedTV segment further describes this condition, including its various causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
- Vagus Nerve Stimulator
A vagus nerve stimulator is a surgically implanted device that can be used to treat epilepsy and depression. This eMedTV Web segment discusses this device in detail, including its side effects, success rate, and more.