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What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc. Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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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


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Recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What is my prognosis?

Recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What is my prognosis?

Hard to say.: The abdominal aortic aneurysm may be managed surgically or with watchful waiting depending on size. Bladder tumors can be superficial and treated with scraping and chemotherapy in the bladder, or may be more advanced and treated with removal of the bladder or chemo and radiation therapy. It's important to know how deeply invasive the bladder tumor is. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What advice do you have?

Recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What advice do you have?

Bladder cancer/AAA: Determining if your AAA needs attention or if it can simply be watched still will be based on its size. Make sure your vascular surgeon and urologist are sharing notes meaning both are aware you have the two conditions. They will tailor a plan for you. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal aortic aneurysm be detected on a gall bladder ultrasound test?

Can an abdominal aortic aneurysm be detected on a gall bladder ultrasound test?

Maybe: An abdominal ultrasound is an excellent way to detect an abdominal aortic aneurysm but the person doing ultrasound has to look at the aorta. If the sonographer only looks at the gallbladder, they will not see the aortic aneurysm. ...Read more

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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with bladder rupture?

I'm concerned. What symptoms go with bladder rupture?

Urinary bladder?: If you mean urinary bladder rupture, this causes severe abdominal pain. Bladder rupture is something rare that can happen when the bladder is full and there is trauma. For example, a car accident while having a full bladder, or more commonly, this can happen to people who drink too much alcohol (esp. Beer), get a full bladder, then trip and fall onto their abdomen. ...Read more

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I'm scared that I might have a bladder rupture. Help?

I'm scared that I might have a bladder rupture. Help?

Seek immedia. Care: Go to er as bladder rupture is an acute emergency because of the risk of the bleeding, infection, extention of the rupture and more damage, shock with hypotension, extention of the bladder injury to neighbouring pelvic organs like vagina and rectum in females and rectum in males. If it is a true bladder rupture and not paid attention it can even end up in septic shock and potential fatal complicati. ...Read more

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I'm 76 yrs old my dr says I have a weak bladder what can I do?

I'm 76 yrs old my dr says I have a weak bladder what can I do?

Kegel exercises: Kegel exercises performed regularly throughout the day can help over time. There are medications and surgical procedures, but it's always best to start with less invasive treatments. See your doctor if symptoms do not improve with conservative management. ...Read more

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I feel a pain in my bladder area when I'm about to finish urine.?

I feel a pain in my bladder area when I'm about to finish urine.?

UTI: You might have a urinary tract infection, although typically you'd complain about painful urination, not just upon finishing. Perhaps there's a minor skin tear that's sensitive to urine upon contact. Or you might have a sexually transmitted infection. Regardless, go see your family physician for a complete evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I control my bladder. I'm 20 years old and I use the bladder too frequently.?

How can I control my bladder. I'm 20 years old and I use the bladder too frequently.?

Urgency? Frequency?: Try to empty the bladder completely when you go to the bathroom. However, you might be having symptoms of something more significant. If you are having polyuria, voiding too much, you need to consider whether you have new onset diabetes. If you have urgency you might have urethritis, inflammation of the urethra related to an STD. I think you should get checked out by the doctor ...Read more

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A year ago 11x0.9 CM aneurysm, now results say 10x13x7 mm did it shrink? I'm really confused...

A year ago 11x0.9 CM aneurysm, now results say 10x13x7 mm did it shrink? I'm really confused...

I am too.: Are you sure of the units you are using? Don't know any physician that would allow someone out of their sight, let alone office with an aneurysm with even one dimension being 11centimeters. Please check you units and dimensions and re-post. ...Read more

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My bladder hurts while I'm pissing. It started few days ago. Is there something wrong with me?

My bladder hurts while I'm pissing. It started few days ago. Is there something wrong with me?

UTI: Sounds as though you may have a uti. You can go to an urgent care center or your regular doctor to take a urine sample and find out. ...Read more

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I have a bladder problem and it's only gotten worse since I'm pregnant. Is there anything I could do to help with this?

Please Clarify: You are really talking to doctors. Using the words "bladder problem' is not in any way descriptive or specific enough to give you any answer. ...Read more

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I'm having surgery on my gal bladder soon what can I expect afterwards pain wise health wise does it make changes in my body?

I'm having surgery on my gal bladder soon what can I expect afterwards pain wise health wise does it make changes in my body?

Depends: Pain, is very subjective but most people not too bad. Tolerable and can be controlled with pain meds. Body wise, small scars that healed great an normal life usually. About 5 percent of females may have loose stools for a period of time but it will usually improve. No weight loss or gain and yes you can eat fat after a gallbladder operation. Www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more

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Can you slowly become bladder incontinence I feel that sometimes I'm not able to feel when I'm using the restroom, And not feel when I'm full?

This could: Be a urologic problem or nerve problem, not easy to tell sometimes. Get to a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 31 and I just found out that I have an aneurysm on my aorta. What to do if I'm very scared. Does anyone have any info that they can share with me?

Depends: What part of your aorta? What size? Do you have Marfan's, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, annulo-aortic ectasia, or family hx of aortic aneurysm or sudden or unexpected death? ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my lower part of my bladder. What could be the cause?

I'm having pain in my lower part of my bladder. What could be the cause?

Infection OR other: Midline lower pelvic/abdomen pain may be due to bladder spasm (due to infection) or uterus cramping. Other possibilities are bowel related: constipation or inflammation of lower colon (? Appendicitis or colitis). If pain is severe or prolonged with fever, or vomiting or 'blood in stool'--it is time to get seen. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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Help? I believe I might have diabetes or bladder problem but I'm not sure?

Help? I believe I might have diabetes or bladder problem but I'm not sure?

Check sugars: Over the counter glucose test kits

fasting sugar >100 prediabetes or diabetes
2 hrs after eating sugar >140 prediabetes or diabetes

if normal see urologist. ...Read more

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is an abnormally dilated blood vessel, usually defined as a diameter 2x normal or larger. As weakened vessels get larger, there is risk of potential ...Read more