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A 42-year-old female asked:

calcification of the bladder is it cause for worry?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Absolutely because: the urinary bladder's role is to be a distensible bag which collapses to less than 5 cc yet able to expand to several hundred cc of urine. Calcium in walls reduces tissue flexibility plus there must be marked ongoing wall damage to result in this calcification response to the point it can be detected, reflecting a significant ongoing internal body destructive behavior, on whatever basis.

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A 63-year-old female asked:

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Dr. Simon Kimm
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A 59-year-old male asked:

I often do not completly empty my bladder and then am embarrassed when as i leave the restroom I have soiled myself. Can anything be of help to me?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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