Top
30
Doctor insights on: Bladder Adhesions

Share
1

1
Pressure on bladder from adhesions after a lot of bowel surgery?

Pressure on bladder from adhesions after a lot of bowel surgery?

Not sure: One could get adhesions from surgery. Bladder lives in a different space than bowel. It is possible, however, to get adhesions to bladder and this could potentially lead to symptoms. It is rare. C a urologist to discuss in person. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

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


2

2
Adhesions kidney, bladder surgeries years ago Now, bad pain left flank to pelvic bone. Dizzy, fatigued. Can adhesions grow? Show up on CAT scan?

Adhesions kidney, bladder surgeries years ago Now, bad pain left flank to pelvic bone. Dizzy, fatigued. Can adhesions grow? Show up on CAT scan?

Adhesions: Adhesions do not grow. They are almost impossible to see on CT-Scan unless they are significantly large. Sometimes you can make out the locations because the bowel looks abnormal on special bowel exams. If you suspect adhesions then you must be evaluated fully - the risk if you leave it and it is adhesions is incomplete bowel obstruction that can cause complete obstruction. ...Read more

3

3
Why would a girl have an adhesion on her bowel and bladder?

Why would a girl have an adhesion on her bowel and bladder?

Surgery/inflammation: Surgery and inflammation are the usual causes of bowel adhesions. While fewer adhesions form after minimal access (laparoscopic) surgery, some still do form. Inflammatory causes of adhesions include diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, inflammation of the gall bladder. ...Read more

4

4
Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left. Side. Of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left. Side. Of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Schedule follow up: Usually people are feeling pretty normal 9 days after a laparoscopic surgery. If you are still having pain then it is important to schedule a follow up post op visit with the doctor who did your surgery to make sure all is ok. ...Read more

5

5
Is it possible to have adhesions from a laparscopic gall bladder removal?

Is it possible to have adhesions from a laparscopic gall bladder removal?

Yes, insignificant: Yes, but likely will never be significant. Any surgery can cause adhesions. The more inflammation and dissection, the more likely. Most adhesions are w/o symptoms, and intestinal obstruction the most common problem related to adhesions. ...Read more

6

6
Vaginal/bladder pain and pressure urine dip trace blood culture neg hx of adhesions what could be wrong and what should I do next?

Vaginal/bladder pain and pressure urine dip trace blood culture neg hx of adhesions what could be wrong and what should I do next?

Here are some...: Having local irritation with or without irrittative voiding symptoms may not be related with UTI. To sort things out correctly, please follow instruction described in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html and in other life-related articles inside the site. Thereby, you will gain much insight on how to handle the daily health-related concerns so to harvest full merit of healthcare. ...Read more

7

7
Can adhesions on/around the bladder cause trace blood in urine?

Can adhesions on/around the bladder cause trace blood in urine?

Blood in urine: Probably possible
I suspect your surgery caused this to be.
If persists and not yet evaluated by Urology have it checked. It is most likely incidental. ...Read more

8

8
Vaginal/bladder pain rectal pressure urine dip trace blood culture neg hx of adhesions and had complete hysterectomy what could be wrong?

Vaginal/bladder pain rectal pressure urine dip trace blood culture neg hx of adhesions and had complete hysterectomy what could be wrong?

Chronic pelvic pain: Chronic pelvic pain is a common problem and presents a major challenge to health care providers because of its often unclear etiology, complex natural history, and poor response to therapy. Good rapport, tolerance, and an open-minded approach are important in the evaluation of any patient with chronic pain. A thorough systematic examination usually suggests an appropriate diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

10

10
Right upper quadrant pain post gall bladder surgery. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction or adhesions? Conflicting physician opinion. Need specialty care.

Can be both: Sphincter of Odi dysfunction can cause gall bladder like pain. Drugs like Morphine Sulfate can cause spasm of the sphincter of Odi with similar pain. Adhesions can also cause similar pain, so both opinions may be correct. A more detailed history will likely help answer your question ...Read more

12

12
I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

Stress Incontinuance: Is sometimes extremely difficult problem. Did you have cystoscope and computerized urodinamic studies?
See urogynecologist ...Read more

13

13
I used herb lady`s mantle for bladder issues and feel dizzy, is this normal?

I used herb lady`s mantle for bladder issues and feel dizzy, is this normal?

Lady's Mantle: Lady's mantle has been around for a long time, but no studies document its effectiveness for any indication. None of my resources specifically mentioned "bladder issues, " but it's been used to normalize menstrual periods, aid wound healing, as a vaginal douche, as an anti-inflammatory ; to soothe muscle spasms. Rarely it can cause liver damage. No, it's not normal to feel dizzy. ...Read more

15

15
Is the internal sphincter hypertonicity the more common problem (than the external u s) in bladder sphincter dissynergy? Ie urinary hesitation?

Is the internal sphincter hypertonicity the more common problem (than the external u s) in bladder sphincter dissynergy? Ie urinary hesitation?

Inner sphincter: The term 'overactive bladder' is used to describe dis synergy of the bladder muscle -not contracting in coordinated fashion; this leads to loss of regularity and coordinated, controlled urination. The inner sphincter is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and is involuntary. The outer sphincter is part of the voluntary nervous system, and we can control it (the basis of kegel exercises). ...Read more

16

16
What is a tipped bladder?

What is a tipped bladder?

Cystocele: This probably refers to a dropped bladder or cystocele. ...Read more

17

17
Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Yes often: There are several causes for urinary incontinence and the treatments are very different depending on the cause. The good news is that an effective solution can be found in 80% or more of cases. Consult a urologist if you are male and a urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

18

18
What is bladder instillation?

Medication into blr: Medication is introduced into the bladder via a catheter. ...Read more

19

19
Y does bladder contracts nd expands?

Bladder: The bladder contracts down to almost nothing when it is empty. As your kidneys work it fills up to store urine until you are ready to go per. If you didn't have a bladder you would be dribbling and leaking all the time. ...Read more

20

20
What causes a low functioning bladder?

What causes a low functioning bladder?

Muscle or nerve...: Problems. The bladder's purpose is to store urine then empty fully. If the muscle is unable to accommodate urine or squeeze to expel it, it will function poorly. The muscles are controlled by nerves, which deliver the sense of filling, then coordinate muscle contraction. Ms, spinal cord injuries, diabetes, bladder thickening, obstruction, scarring, interstitial cystitis, can affect these systems. ...Read more

21

21
I'm inncontinent and need a new bladder?

Incontinence: I do not believe there is anything such as a bladder transfer or new bladder. Sometimes in severe cancer cases a bladder is reshaped using other of the patient's tissues. But, incontinence can be treated much easier than that. The physician will just need to do a thorough investigation and give you a plan for healing. ...Read more

22

22
Is this normal? I have a leaky bladder?

Is this normal? I have a leaky bladder?

No it isn't: Many women develop "leaky"{ bladders after pregnancy due to stretching of pelvic floor muscles & loss of bladder support. Can also occur as result of aging & lack of estrogen production after menopause. Suggest you consult with a uro-gynecologist or urologist specializing in female urologic disorders. There is help out there. ...Read more

23

23
What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

Cystitis, obstruction: Inflammation or utis cause bladder thickening. Bladder outflow obstruction, e.g. Tight, non relaxing bladder neck, prostate enlargement, urethral vaves or a urethral stricture causes all cause bladder trabeculation (enlargement of bladder muscle fibers). Also neurogenic bladder, detrussor-sphincter dyssynergia (sphincter conractswith voiding) but should relax & bladder reflux all cause thickening. ...Read more

24

24
I have a pain in my side and bladder. What is it?

See your doctor: The symptoms you describe are worrisome for either a urinary tract infection spreading to your kidney (do you have a fever?) or a kidney stone. You should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

25

25
If I have an upcoming bladder scan, what should I expect?

If I have an upcoming bladder scan, what should I expect?

Simple test.: A bladder scan is a simple office test that uses an ultrasound to measure the volume of the bladder. Don't urinate prior to your visit...Wait until you see them and get permission first. You will lie back, and an ultrasound probe with some gel will be placed above your pubic bone. This may be repeated after you empty your bladder. This is different from a cystogram, which is a radiologic test. ...Read more

26

26
How large is the bladder?

How large is the bladder?

It depends,: The bladder collapses and distends based on the amount of urine in it. ...Read more

27

27
What is left of my bladder?

Left side of pelvis: Left ovary ; fallopian tube are somewhat to the left. ...Read more

28

28
How come my bladder feel full?

How come my bladder feel full?

Full bladder: There are several ways that an abnormal bladder sensation arises. 1) The bladder does not empty fully 2) The bladder wall is irritated 3) External pressure (surrounding organs). I recommend having your PCP or Ob-gyn examine you. ...Read more

29

29
What causes ecoli to get n bladder?

See below.: Generally, for women, bacteria from feces (particularly e. Coli) gets in contact with the urethral opening. The bacteria are then able to enter the urethra and travel the relatively short distance (compared with men) to the bladder where it can cause infection - a uti. One of the best prevention strategies besides daily hygiene is to wipe front to back, not vice versa. ...Read more

30

30
What are symptoms of a fallen bladder?

What are symptoms of a fallen bladder?

Discomfort: Fallen or prolapsed bladder means the vaginal tissue overlying the back bladder wall is pushing out through the vaginal opening. The tissue should be moist, and when it is protruding, it dries out a bit. This condition also makes it easier to get a bladder infection because the opening of the bladder is distorted, and the bladder doesn't empty well. A pessary or surgery can help. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
307 Doctors shared insights

Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions are scar tissue which can form after any abdominal surgery. The severity depends on whether infection/inflammation was present at the time of surgery. Adhesions are like bands or spider webs that form around the abdominal organs/intestines. Sometimes adhesions are light and cause no problems, sometimes tremendous problems, like crazy glue in the abdomen. Can ...Read more