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Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure. This medicine is a diuretic (water pill).

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Drugs that may cause impotence

Many different medicines and recreational drugs can have a man's sexual arousal and sexual performance. What causes impotence in one man may not affect another man.

Last reviewed: October 22, 2012

Breath odor

Breath odor is the scent of the air you breathe out of your mouth. Unpleasant breath odor is commonly called bad breath.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 25, 2014

White blood cell count - series

The White Blood Cell (WBC) Count measures two components: the total number of WBC's (leukocytes), and the differential count. The differential count measures the percentages of each type of leukocyte present. WBC's are composed of granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils) and non-granulocytes (lymphocytes and monocytes). White blood cells are a major component of the body's immune system. Indications for a WBC count include infectious and inflammatory diseases; leukemia and lymphoma; and bone marrow disorders.

Last reviewed: February 13, 2011

Nephrocalcinosis

Nephrocalcinosis is a disorder in which there is too much calcium deposited in the kidneys. This condition is common in premature babies.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: October 2, 2013

Interstitial nephritis

Interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder in which the spaces between the kidney tubules become swollen (inflamed). This can cause problems with the way your kidneys work.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: September 8, 2013

Folate-deficiency anemia

Folate-deficiency anemia is a decrease in red blood cells (anemia) due to a lack of folate. Folate is a type of B vitamin. It is also called folic acid.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 24, 2014

Urinalysis

Urinalysis is the physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of urine. It involves a number of tests to detect and measure various compounds that pass through the urine.

Tests and Treatments - Last reviewed: January 22, 2013

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