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is there a difference in bladder size/volume between males and females? if so, could you please give approximate difference?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
No difference: No real difference in bladder size of men and women. Location and shape different in woman residing with uterus located posteriorly. With child birth, straining , and menstruation women's bladder appears thinner. The pelvic floor gets stretched out, you can get weakened pelvic muscles.

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