A 21-year-old female asked about a 49-year-old female:
is there a possibility that a spinal anesthesia can cause a poor bladder control?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Medicine: Yes. Of course.
4345 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
It is not uncommon: During and immediately after a spinal, to have difficulty with bladder emptying. However, it should not cause any long term problems.
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Last updated Mar 31, 2014
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