Articles of August,2018

Fighting Impotence - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Impotence or erectile dysfunction is the inability of men to get or maintain an erection. It impacts the person’s ability to engage in sexual intercourse and renders them unable to start a family. Also known as ED, impotence is very common condition across the western world, and can happen to men of almost all ages. People with healthier lifestyles are less likely to be affected with impotence.

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All You Need to Know About Catheter Tips

Posted on Aug 14, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Catheters are hollow tubes made out of synthetic material and are used to drain fluids out of of the body or administer liquid medication to the body. They are long tubes, that are either inserted within the body via surgery or via orifices such as the mouth, nose, ears, etc. Different catheters have different types of tips depending on the use of the catheter and the organ that it will work on.

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A Brief Guide to Nephrostomy

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Nephrostomy is a procedure where an ostomy or artificial opening is made near the upper part of the urinary system to allow the drainage of urine. Sometimes due to conditions like cancer, the ureter that connects the kidneys to the urinary bladder gets blocked causing pressure to build up. This build up of pressure can damage the kidneys.

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