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Ulcerative colitis is part of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In this condition, the inner lining of your child’s large intestine (colon or bowel) and rectum gets inflamed. This inflammation often starts in the rectum and lower (sigmoid) ...
Ultrasound imaging is a test that uses sound waves to make detailed pictures of your organs. There are three different kinds of ultrasound imaging: abdominal, pelvic, and Doppler ultrasound. Each of these imaging tests can help your ...
When you have type 1 diabetes, your body can’t process blood sugar. Too much sugar in your blood can cause serious health problems. Watch and learn more about type 1 diabetes and how to stay healthy.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. It is more common in adults, but you can get it at any age. Find out what causes type 2 diabetes and what you need to do to keep it in check.
Undescended testes is when one or both of the male testes have not passed down into the scrotal sac. This is a condition seen in some newborn baby boys.
An upper endoscopy (EGD) is done to look at part of the digestive system. EGD helps diagnose conditions such as acid reflux and ulcers. Find out what to expect for your procedure.
A ureterocele is when part of a ureter right near the bladder becomes larger and bulges. This happens because the ureter's opening into the bladder is too small and blocks urine flow.
Urethral cancer is a very rare type of cancer that starts in the urethra. This is the tube that carries urine out of your body. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
When wetting happens in a child who is old enough to control his or her bladder, it’s known as enuresis. Here's what you need to know.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is the loss of urine control. You may not being able to hold your urine until you can reach a restroom. It may be a short-term problem caused by another health issue. Or it may be a long-term problem that you’ll...
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is inflammation of part of the system that takes urine out of the body. It's caused by bacteria.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections in any part of the urinary tract. They are a common health problem that affects millions of people each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs.
Hives is a sudden outbreak of red, itchy, and swollen areas on the skin. It often happens as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medicines. Here's what you should know.
Usher syndrome is a disorder that is passed down through families (inherited). It is the most common childhood condition that affects both vision and hearing.
Uterine fibroids are tumors in a woman's uterus. They are usually not cancer.
Uterine prolapse is a condition in which the muscles and tissues in the pelvis weaken. This can cause the uterus to drop down into the vagina. It can cause symptoms such as urine leakage.
Uterine sarcoma is a type of cancer that starts in the muscular wall of the uterus (myometrium). Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.