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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Age + 2 (in ounces): The way to estimate a child's bladder capacity is to take the age of teh child (in years) and add 2. This give the number of ounces that a child's bl ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
11 oz, or 330 mL: Rule of thumb is a childs bladder capacity should be their age inyears +2 oz. Thus 11 oz for a nine year old.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Definitions differ.: There is, of course, a wide range. You can say that the average male bladder capacity is around 400-600ml, or 13-20 fluid ounces. This would be the vo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney damage : If you cannot empty your bladder, the risk is that the pressure will build up backwards and damage your kidneys.
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Variable: By ones size. Can stretch under duress! 400-600 cc volume common. Stretch gets painfully urgent. Gotta go NOW! Pretty resilient without harm!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: urological eval.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Measure.: Though true bladder capacity is obtained during cystocopic or urodynamic evaluation, you can get a rough measure of your bladder capacity by holding y ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IC patients: volume?: Interstitial cystitis is a condition which occurs over time, when the constant irritation of the bladder smooth muscle makes the muscle stronger and t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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12 or 1.2 L?: 12 L of urine is unheard of and 1.2 L is possible. In my 46-yr study and practice in urology, the largest urine hold inside the bladder was 3.5+ L. Ge ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell: Hard to tell without better history of why you were on the spasmex to begin with? An unusual drug for a 19 year old female to be on. Ask doctor who or ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Maybe...: Clinically and apparently, you have been treated for unstable bladder with frequency &/or urgency. Now, if feeling comfortable in voiding without ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: How much urine can a 19-yr female hold? On average, it may be around 250-450 cc, but may widely vary depending what you may consume. How often does o ... Read More

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