A 20-year-old female asked:
can you have overactive bladder without urinary incontinence?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Absolutely: Oab, also known as "gotta go, gotta go right now, " simply causes bladder spasms and the urgency to urinate. If you are able to get to a bathroom quickly, or your conscious control of your bladder muscles is strong enough, you can prevent urine loss. Typically however, oab tends to worsen over time, so the cause for your oab is important to determine. See you doctor!
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Specializes in Gynecology
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A 31-year-old member asked:
How do I know if I have a bladder infection while pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urine culture: You need to have a test called a urine culture. It takes a few days to get the results but it is very accurate.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
I suffer from urinary infections. How much cranberry juice should I drink?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No magic amount: There's no agreement on an ideal quantity. In general, increasing fluid intake is a good idea. Try to stick to unsweetened juices to minimize unwanted calories.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Does pregnancy leave a lasting problem with urinary incontinence?
4 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Urogynecology 28 years experience
Sometimes: Pregnancy and vaginal delivery does increase a woman's risk for developing urinary incontinence later on. However, while this is a common problem, it shouldn't be considered 'normal' and if the problem is troublesome or interfering with daily life, there are a number of therapies available to treat this.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What percentage of incontinence is male and which is female?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Both genders can get: Women have a greater risk of developing urinary incontinence due to childbirth. Men can develop it also, eg, after prostate surgery. In many people the problems of urine leakage develop in the later years. To know if they have incontinence and what treatments are available, patients or loved ones should overcome shyness and tell the primary care provider or urologist. Help is available.
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United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 31-year-old female asked:
Hi im on trimethrprim for a bladder infection, been on them 4 days and have 2 tablets at 200mg a day, can u get side affects even after 4 days?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Many side effects possible. Rash and GI upset and diarrhea are common.
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Last updated Nov 21, 2016
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