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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is part of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Ulcerative Colitis in Children

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) ...

Ulcers

An ulcer occurs when part of the lining of the stomach or intestines becomes deeply eroded. This typically happens in the stomach (gastric ulcer) or the in the duodenum (duodenal ulcer), which is located at the lower end of the stomach ...

Undescended Testes in Children

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.

Undifferentiated Spondyloarthropathies

When a person has a variety of symptoms that cannot be classified as a specific rheumatoid disorder, they are said to have undifferentiated spondyloarthropathies. Some doctors don't recognize this as a formal diagnosis. Some view it as ...

Ureter Cancer

The kidneys collect urine, which empties into two tubes called the ureters, which in turn lead to the bladder. Although cancer of the ureter and/or renal pelvis is rare, when it does occur it affects mainly men, and usually people over ...

Ureter Stones

Urine travels from the kidney to the bladder through tubes called ureters. A ureter stone is a mineral mass in the ureter, which may or may not have originated in the kidney and traveled down into the ureter. A stone begins when ...

Ureterocele and Ureteral Duplication in Children

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.

Ureteropelvic Junction (UPJ) Obstruction

Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction occurs when the area connecting the renal pelvis (part of the kidney) to one of two tubes that connect with the bladder (ureter) becomes blocked, causing urine to build up, which damages the ...

Urethral Cancer: Overview

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.

Urinary Incontinence (Enuresis) in Children

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

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...

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children

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)

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.

Urticaria (Hives) in Children

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 in Children

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 Cancer

The uterus is a female reproductive organ, within which the fetus develops during pregnancy. The uterus is located in the pelvis, and is contiguous with the cervix. The uterus is typically 3-4 inches long, although a number of ...

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are tumors in a woman's uterus. They are usually not cancer.

Uterine Prolapse

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: Overview

Uterine sarcoma is a type of cancer that starts in the muscular wall of the uterus (myometrium). Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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