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Learn About Urologic Cancers
The ureters are two thin tubes about eight to 10 inches long that carry urine from the kidney to the bladder. Most often ureter disorders result from obstruction or injury. When urine is backed up, a urinary tract infection may also occur.
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Most ureter disorders have similar symptoms. See your physician if you have any of these symptoms:
Ureter disorders can be diagnosed with a variety of tests including:
Ureter disorders can often be accompanied by an infection which is usually treated with antibiotics. Surgery may be required to correct any blockage issues.
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