Vaginal yeast infection

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(Vaginal Candidiasis; Candida Vulvovaginitis; Yeast Infection; Monilial Vulvovaginitis; Vulvovaginal Candidiasis; VVC)

Vaginal yeast infection – Definition

A vaginal yeast infection is caused by a yeast fungus called Candida. While yeast is common in the vagina, it can cause irritating symptoms when it grows excessively.

Urinary tract infection

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(UTI; Lower UTI)

Urinary tract infection – Definition

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) is an infection in any part of the urinary system. Most infections start in the lower urinary tract in the bladder or urethra. The urethra is a tube that carries the urine out of the body. However, a UTI can also include an infection in the upper urinary system including the kidneys.

Kidney stones in adults

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(Renal Colic; Renal Lithiasis; Nephrolithiasis; Renal Calculi)

Kidney stones – Definition

Kidney stones are pieces of a stone or crystal-like material in the urine. These stones form inside the kidneys or other parts of the urinary tract. The kidneys remove waste (in the form of urine) from the body. They also balance the water and electrolyte content in the blood by filtering salt and water.