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how big is the human bladder

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normally to 1200cc: Between 800 - 1200cc.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normally to 1200cc: Between 800 - 1200cc.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Varies; 400-600mL.: 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Bladder function: Diuretics increase urine production but have nothing to do with bladder function. If you are having difficulty voiding, see a urologist for proper ev ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely: It is likely just too big to pass but maybe with some Flomax (tamsulosin) or tamolusin and lots of fluids it may. Strain all urine and watch for any ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Need back up testing: If the kid has a big bladder, it generally means a blockage in the urine flow out. This is usually seen along with low amnionic fluid in mom. A second ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Most fibroids will not cause heat. They may rarely become inflammed depending on the type . They may also rarely undergo degeneration whic ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not really. If you think you have bladder infection, see your doctor. A simple urine test will be enough to diagnose.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
No: Innervation of the bladder and the distal lower extremities are different. If you are concerned, see your doctor.
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