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Bladder Capacity By Age
Definitions differ.: There is, of course, a wide range. You can say that the average male bladder capacity is around 400-600ml, or 13-20 fluid ounces. This would be the volume voided after holding urine to the point of severe urgency. If the patient is under anesthesia and the bladder distended with water, the bladder can usually hold even more, around 1000ml or 33 fl. Oz. ...Read more
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
Here are some...: The care for low bladder capacity depends on its possibly identifiable causes, which have to be deduce and for which modifiable options of care with/with out drugs can be implemented. To sort these related issues out correctly, follow info in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html, and http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. ...Read more
Would urethral dilatation end urinary frequency and nocturia caused by urethral structure even for a short period of time.
Can the bladder of a man prolapse? Can the prolapse of the bladder due to old age cause hermaturia?
If TUR opr doesn't work,What is the most efficient method for treating of upper urinary obstruction in ureteric orifices caused by bladder tumors?
It depends...: Ureteric obstruction needs quick relief. This can be obtained with one or another of several options. A stent can be placed in some cases. A nephrostomy tube can be inserted to provide temporary relief. The Bladder tumor can be treated with either chemotherapy or Radiotherapy but it may take more than 1 to 2 weeks to shrink the tumor to resolve the obstruction. Your Urologist should guide you furt ...Read more
Can regular icsc improve the bladder function even partially ? Is electrical stimulation of sacral nerves restore the bladder function
Father has recurrent infections of UTI as he does self cath for a neurogenic bladder. Are his kidneys getting damaged?
Had bladder emptying study, normal, am emptying bladder completely. Does this therefore rule-out blockage in urinary tract?
No, but...: How do you urinate with what urine flow is important to know. An emptying bladder only means bladder is still healthy & strong enough to squeeze urine out completely. In fact, it is good idea to refer this Q to your urologist who evaluated you. If wishing to learn more on how bladder works & more, go to peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Best wish.. ...Read more
Need to find out why: During a pulmonary function test, there are typically three measurements taken. First, how well the air "moves" in and out of the lungs. Copd, asthma, bronchitis, etc are things that would cause it to drop. Second, the efficiency of oxygen transfer is measured, the diffusion. Last, the lung sizes are measured. Again, which value is down and why its down is the most important thing to find. ...Read more
Normal if controlled: Ckd stage 3 is usually caused by underlying medical disease such as diabetes, HTN and/or renal tones. If your medical diseases are well controlled, then your kidney disease is likely to worsen and you can have a normal life span. It is all about controlling and managing what got you to stage 3 kidney disease to improve your life expectancy. ...Read more
Piles or hemorrhoids: are normal veins that everyone has but can become symptomatic ant any age , any sex from constipation, diarrhea or straining of any kind. They are meant to last a lifetime so if they are symptomatic first determine the reason and correct that before rushing off for a hemorrhoid operation or procedure. ...Read more
Ultrasound minimal generalized thickness bladder wall, prostate size normal.Difficulty in ejaculation and prostate burning and incomplete emptying?
Did an abdo and pelvic ultrasound :The bladder is massively distended but appears grossly normal,Significant residual bladder volume post-micturition.
Men circumcised as infants have their capacity to intake sexual pleasure in the mind altered from intact men. Does circumcision affect the brain?
Confusing question: The wording of your question is a bit odd.Many men in a circumcision prevalent culture are unaware they ever had the surgery until they encounter the subject comes up with those that did not.Gratification with intercourse appears similar between populations & the perspective you seek may only be drawn from those who pursued the procedure as adults, a smaller population to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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