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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Small bladder: Frequent, low volume urination would be common in such circumstances.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: You can have an anatomically small bladder, or a functionally small bladder. You will tend to have had urinary frequency from birth if anatomically sm... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Umbreit
Urology 14 years experience
Multiple ways: After a urologic evaluation, it could be determined or recommended that you do bladder / pelvic floor exercises, start medication, or have surgery. Yo... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Medication: Anticholinergic medications are usually effective in increasing functional bladder capacity. (oxybutynin er, Detrol or vesicare (solifenacin) are all ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
You can 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
Urology 31 years experience
Small bladder: A formal evaluation by a urologist is the best recommendation as a first step in dealing with a "small bladder." once decrease capacity is determined ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Congenital?acquired: May have been born with small bladder. Bladder can contract after birth from recurrent utis, bladder contracting from outflow obstruction; voiding dys... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Measure void volume: Hold off urinating for as long as possible, urinate into a container and measure amount you have urinated. This can be repeated 2 or 3 times. Less tha... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Frequent urination: Inability to hold more than 8 - 10 oz of urine after withholding urination of as long as you can ; can no longer resist urge to urinate.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Evaluate first: Need to find out whether structually or functionally small. Urodynamic studies by urologist can provide this information. There are medications which ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it is: Some people are born with small bladders. Others can have contraction of bladder due to obstruction, interstitial cystitis or radiation. Normal adult ... Read More

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