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Complications After Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)

Robert Rister Urinary Tract Issues

Lingering pain after a nephrectomy, the removal of a kidney, is not unusual. It may help to understand what causes the pain and why. In a partial nephrectomy, the removal of just part of a kidney, the surgeon has to do something to keep the remaining part of the kidney from leaking urine back into

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Hard Bone Lump On Collar Bone (Clavicle)

Sunita Khatri, MD Cancer

The clavicle, commonly known as the collar bone, is a type of flat bone. Its one end forms a joint with the sternum while the other end forms a joint with the scapula or the shoulder blade. The clavicle, along with the sternum and the scapula, forms the pectoral girdle which gives attachment to

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Female Genital Bumps, Pimples Or Cysts

Dr. Judith Mairs-Levy Women's Health

Bumps, pimples or whiteheads on the female genitalia can be a result of a number of factors. Unfortunately, the condition is an annoying, but very common one. They do not typically indicate something bad, such as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and are usually not contagious or life