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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats 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?

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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I'm worried I might develop bladder problems as I get older. How can I prevent this?

I'm worried I might develop bladder problems as I get older. How can I prevent this?

Not to worry !: You Donot develop bladder problems if you are remain healthy and age gracefully.Bladder problems develop due to menopause causing infection, Diabetese also weakens the bladder( diabetic neuropathy), Back problems causing bladder issues and different types of neuropathies. So there is nothing at this point you can do for the bladder. Just stay healthy. ...Read more

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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more