You have been asked to attend this test to diagnose either a small bowel bacterial overgrowth or an intolerance to a specific sugar.
This procedure is performed primarily to check for possible prostate cancer.
The oesophagus is a long muscular tube like structure which connects your mouth to your stomach. This part of the test assesses whether your food pipe is working properly.
Many men suffer with weakness of the pelvic floor. If this happens you may experience a variety of symptoms.
Weakness of the pelvic floor muscles can be a common problem affecting 1 in 3 women by middle age, resulting in incontinence and prolapse.
A suprapubic catheter (tube) enters the bladder through a small cut/incision in the lower part of the ‘tummy’ (abdomen) instead of through the urethra.