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what causes thickening of the bladder wall

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Upper limit: Of normal for bladder thickness is 5-6 mm. Thickening can occur from multiple causes. From your symptoms i would suspect increased internal bladder pr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamidreza Sanatinia
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be.: Inflammation and infection among other things could also cause bladder wall thickening. We usually ask urologist to evaluate. May need cystoscopy.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
See Dr./get workup.: Painless hematuria, or blood in the urine is an ominous sign that something may be going on in your bladder or kidneys. You are young for a possible ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. W.: Abnormal bleeding needs to be evaluated to ascertain the underlying cause. As the treatment depends on the cause.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Childs
40 years experience General Surgery
Nothing to worry: There likely is nothing to worry about. If you are experiencing any symptoms, such as urinary frequency or urgency, i would recommend seeing a urolog ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
Need more info. : It's impossible for a ct scan or any imaging modality to show low potassium (k+). Many conditions and medications can lead to low k+. A thickened bla ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: What is your age? In general, >4ng/ml is considered to be high. To sort out the conflicting and confusing info on PSA & its use in its 46-yr li ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
29 years experience General Surgery
Probably nothing: What symptoms? do you smoke? Any family history of bladder cancer? A lot more questions need to be answered before a doctor can give you a real answe ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Cystoscopy : Thickening of the bladder wall can be normal if the CT was taken when your bladder wasn't full. But it can also be caused by infection or cancer. This ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Quality: Quality of care depends on many factors. Most likely you urologist did not feel that there is urgency. With incoming changes in insurance market due t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Similar with women: Bladder pain felt by a patient can be due to problems in the bladder or due to issues near the bladder. Infection in the bladder can cause pain. Cysti ... Read More

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