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Urinary catheterisation

Urinary catheterisation is a procedure used to drain the bladder and collect urine, through a flexible tube called a catheter.

Undescended testicles

Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy's testiclesare not in theirusual place in the scrotum.

Umbilical hernia repair

Umbilical hernias are very common in infants and young children, especially in babies born prematurely. An umbilical hernia appears as a painless lump in or near the navel (belly button).

Underactive thyroid

An underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) is where your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It's a common problem thought to affect millions of people.


Uveitis is inflammation (swelling)of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract.


Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. It's usually caused by an infection.

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition, where the colonand rectum become inflamed .

Urinary PSA test

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year.

Ultrasound scan

An ultrasound scan, sometimes called a sonogram, is a procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body.

Urinary tract infection, children

Urinary tract infections (UTIs)in children are fairly common, but not usually serious. They can be effectively treated with antibiotics.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that can affect the bladder, the kidneys and the tubes connected to them.