A 25-year-old male asked:
Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc.
Answered on Jul 25, 2014
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