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Is The Urinary Bladder And Gallbladder The Same Thing
I had an ultrasound done. The reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder. What does that all mean?
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
What to do if I had an ultrasound done and the reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder what does it mean?
Hi akash (M), age 22.My gall bladder n urinary bladder is partially in distended state n there is bowel gas also. What it means? Need tips
You go...: ....To see a doctor, because you might have an infection. If so, it needs to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
If the urinary bladder doesn't fill with urine for 4 years due to bilateral obstruction, does it compeletely lose it's function? .
Bladder: Dysfunction of the urinary bladder occurs with various problems like neurogenic bladder syndromes or obstruction of bladder outlet by prostate disorders. In long-standing cases the bladder can lose much muscle tone that urinary passage is severely impaired and catheterization is needed. In outlet obstruction, retention occurs despite muscle hypertrophy. I'm sure you've had some flow in 4yrs ...Read more
Mam she was diagnosis with urge incontinense. Please iam ask if the cause of it urinary bladder malignansy? .There's possibality of it? What's presntage
Everything possible: But less likely. Send your mom to a urologist. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: A 5.7-mm bladder stone may not be easy or possible to pass out of your urethra. Tou may give 1-2 weeks of time to try; if hurting in passing it or never passed, proceed with procedural removal. So, removing it with procedures would be more realistic and practical. Ask Doc timely for details. ...Read more
Contracted bladder: Sometime bladder does not distend or fill to capacity related to scar tissue, infection, or neurologic issues. Sometimes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other medications can contract the bladder with fibrosis. Certain kinds of surgery may interfere with bladder function. Sometimes early in life bladder does not develop to full capacity. ...Read more
Storage of urine: The urinary bladder is a organ made of muscle tissue and can expand when filling with urine made by the kidneys. Urien enters into it from tubes from the kidneys called ureters. The bladder stores urine and at some point when it is full and depending on different individuals, you get a sensation and have to empty your bladder, mostly when convenient! ...Read more
Yes,: Removing the whole bladder with pelvic regional lymph nodes and urinary diversion (called radical cystectomy with continent (neo-bladder) or non-continent (ileal conduit) diversion is the standard care for the patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer if they are appropriate surgical candidates. If done timely and successfully, they will survive well. Detail? Ask urology surgeon! Best wish... ...Read more
Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more
Long answer: Sometimes the bladder is removed, usually for selected cases of bladder cancer, but occasionally for other indications. In that case a procedure called urinary diversion is done using small intestine segment. ......It is too long to go through the surgical details in this limited space. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Some sandy sedimentation may appear, especially after being exposed air for 15-30 minutes through oxidation while urine is more alkaline with pH of >6.5, usually reflecting what you might have consumed. Besides changing its cloudiness, its odor will also alter to be more odorous. But, these changes is normal and harmless as long as complete urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is okay ...Read more
No: No one should consume home remedies to remove a growth in the bladder. Polyps or growths in the bladder need to be biopsied and/or removed in their entirety and the tissue sent to a pathologist for analysis to differentiate if the polyp;s etiology is in fact a benign or malignant condition. ...Read more
Help it empty: An enlarged bladder usually has poor muscle tone and either doesn't empty at all, or empties incompletely. This can happen acutely due to blockage of urine flow, and this is reversible by eliminating blockage. If long term or chronic, it is irreversible. This may require catheterization to drain the urine. If so, intermittent catheterization is far better than having a catheter in all the time. ...Read more
Urologist: That is not a very high post-void residual, but it is troublesome at your age. See a medical practitioner or a urologist for a prostate exam. Depending on the relative size of your prostate they may recommend either Flomax (tamsulosin) or Proscar and they will probably want to check your psa. ...Read more
There is a partial duplication of the right ureteral system with confluence proximal to urinary bladder. What does this mean in simple terms?
Yes: Depends on type, location, other comorbid factors. ...Read more
Answer plz my dad has two masses in urinary bladder 3.9 x 3cm dr has recommended biopsy I'm so worried?
Can urinary bladder infection happen in young ages? What are the causes of the disease? And I am virgin.
Usually random: Urinary tract infections can occur at any age and most women experience a UTI, sometimes several times. Usually there is no obvious underlying cause; it happens randomly. Follow your doctor's advice, which will include brief antibiotic treatment, usually 3-5 days. If it becomes a recurrent problem, maybe you will need evaluation for underlying causes, but that's unlikely. ...Read more
I'm 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility recently passed ureteral calulus what does this mean?
Passed kidney stone: If the CT showed a stone in the bladder and some mild hydroureter, it shows that there is some mild swelling of the kidney tube. Since most stones in the urinary tract pass from the kidney to the bladder through the ureter, the swelling likely indicates that a stone caused some degree of blockage before getting to the bladder. You may want to see a urologist to get your stone risks evaluated ...Read more
I'm 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility of recently passed ureteral calulus should be considered?
Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. To urinary bladder. Mild cirum. Wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs.?
I assume these are: CT findings. These mild changes are probably of no consequence, considering you have been using cath for so many years. These finding don't explain much. Depending on the severity of symptoms for which your doctor ordered these scans, your doctor might want to order further tests. ...Read more
Bladder cancer: Exposure to certain aromatic amines found in dye, textile, rubber and plastics industries may be responsible for up to 1/3 of bladder cancer occurrences. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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