Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in […]

Sex & Poop Fun Facts

I’m Dr. Lindsey Doe. This is Sexplanations. The show where sexuality meets curiosity, and today’s topic is sex and poop. Number 10 on the sex and poop fun fact list: it is possible to orgasm from pooping. Clinically they referred to as defecation-induced orgasms. More playfully: poo-phoria. The pelvic splanchnic nerves that carry sensations to […]

What causes kidney stones? – Arash Shadman

The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut. Kidney stones form inside the body, but unfortunately, they’re extremely painful to get out. A kidney stone is a hard mass of crystals that can form […]

Sperm Count | Nucleus Health

A semen analysis is a test done on men to measure the amount and quality of their reproductive fluid, called semen, and their reproductive cells, called sperm. A man’s reproductive system includes two glands, called testicle or testis. They are located in a pouch of skin called the scrotum. The scrotum is outside the body, […]

What Happens When You Hold Your Pee?

When you gotta go, you gotta go. And by “go,” I mean relieve yourself. You know…of urine. But sometimes — and we’ve all done this — you’ll hold your pee to finish one more email, or so you don’t miss the end of a movie, or just because you’re too lazy to walk to the […]