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F 26. Voiding cystogram for frequent urination, it showed a 1cm bladder diverticulum on rt side. Waiting for urologist appt. What does this mean?

F 26. Voiding cystogram for frequent urination, it showed a 1cm bladder diverticulum on rt side. Waiting for urologist appt. What does this mean?

Not serious: Bladder diverticuli are small out pouching or herniations of the bladder lining or mucosa through muscular bands of the bladder wall. Your diverticulum measures 1 cm, or less than 1/2 inch which is quite small and rarely of any significance at the size. Your urologist will review your voiding habits with you. ...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


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Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Nodes liver cyst: These findings described suggest a diagnostic study was performed and probably a abdominal pelvic CT. They cysts and nodes are relatively common incidental findings which may or may not relate to the purpose for which the study was ordered. That it was ordered suggests a venue for you to discuss the results with the provider who ordered it. The Urinary bladder diverticulum may need further eval. ...Read more

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Urethra diverticulum. Is this serious surgery?

Urethra diverticulum. Is this serious surgery?

Possibly: Nothing in life or medicine is 100%. Even the simplest procedures have risks. Risks of surgery include bleeding, infection, injury to surrounding tissues, organs, nerves, incontinence, urinary retention, fistula formation, anesthesia reacitions, allergic reactions, urinary urgency, frequency, temporary or pernament pain, disability and death. Balance out the risks and benefits of surgery. ...Read more

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How long is recovery after surgery for a urethra diverticulum?

How long is recovery after surgery for a urethra diverticulum?

Depends upon surgery: Distal urethral diverticulum can be surgically corrected by a simple cut-back or marsulialization. Diverticulum higher up usually corrected by transvaginal surgery. Best to ask urologist or uro-gynecologist performing the surgery, but either way recovery should be about 2 - 3 days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is Urethral Diverticulum surgery usually an outpatient procedure?

Is Urethral Diverticulum surgery usually an outpatient procedure?

Yes, it is outpatien: This surgery is considered ambulatory and patients go home the same day. Most of the time the catheter is left in place to drain the bladder and promote healing. This is removed in 3 to 5 days. The outcome is extremely good. ...Read more

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What questions should I ask my doctor if im having urethral diverticulum surgery?

What questions should I ask my doctor if im having urethral diverticulum surgery?

Many: Your main question is how the surgery is done and is it going to effect your chance of having erection again and what is the chance of stricture in the urethra that could be trouble some and give you hard time to empty the bladder and what is the chance on incontinence which mean your ability to control your urine good luck ...Read more

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Please describe the surgery to treat zenker's diverticulum?

Please describe the surgery to treat zenker's diverticulum?

Two main types: There are two main types of surgery for zenker's diverticulum. 1. Is transoral endoscopic stapling. This is often first line therapy, and is especially usefull in small diverticulum. 2. For large diverticulum or failed endoscopic stapling, then a myotomy and diverticulectomy performed through the left neck is effective and well tolerated. ...Read more

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Hutch diverticulum? Overactive bladder? What is the treatment

Hutch diverticulum? Overactive bladder? What is the treatment

BLADDER DIVERTICULUM: Hutch diverticulae are a certain types seen at the junction of the ureter and bladder and, by themselves are harmless if there is no reflux. They are often associated with refluxing ureters. There are many who have them found by accident that have no symptoms. Other bladder diverticulae can be signs of high voiding pressures as well as a hutch enlarging from same. A bladder diary and urodynamics. ...Read more

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I'm having a urethral diverticulum surgery and getting a hole in my urethra fix how long is the recovery time? And how long do I wear the catheter?

I'm having a urethral diverticulum surgery and getting a hole in my urethra fix how long is the recovery time? And how long do I wear the catheter?

Dr's job 2 tell U: Surgeon's responsibility to explain everything about indications for surgery, alternative operations, post-operative care, complication risk ; likelihood of success. There is simple cut-back procedure for a small distal diverticulum (spence-duckett) ; no catheter. Transvaginal approach with excision of 'tic, urethral ; vaginal closure + interposition of pedicle flap needs catheter about 10 days. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have anal sex after have Meckles Diverticulum Surgery?

How long should I wait to have anal sex after have Meckles Diverticulum Surgery?

Surgeon Question: I would ask the surgeon that performed the surgery that question. Only he/she can answer reliably. Surgical techniques and intra-op findings can differ in individual cases. ...Read more

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My daughter (16) has aorta turning to the right and diverticulum of kommerel. She has trouble breathing during physical excercise. Surgery vs risk?

My daughter (16) has aorta turning to the right and diverticulum of kommerel. She has trouble breathing during physical excercise. Surgery vs risk?

Depends: Your child is at risk--and may have--a vascular ring. This can lead to serious difficulty breathing and swallowing. Surgery to correct a vascular ring is straightforward and very safe. Please see your child's cardiologist to discuss your specific issues. ...Read more

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What might this be? CT appears a cystic mass 7.3 cm above but adjecent to bladder. May be urinary Diverticulum but a separate mass is felt more likely

What might this be? CT appears a cystic mass 7.3 cm above but adjecent to bladder. May be urinary Diverticulum but a separate mass is felt more likely

In the matter of...: ...medical tests, Health Tap recommends to our members that they ask their personal physician to evaluate test results. The physician who ordered the tests is in the best position to explain them and to recommend further evaluation and treatment. Wishing you the best...Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Which is likely to cause a feeling of need to urinate&bladder discomfort: few small (1 is 2 cm) fibroids or kidney stones in the calyceal diverticulum?

Kidney stones or UTI: Kidney stones are frequently associated with UTI. You should check this first. Typically large fibroids push on the bladder and it is slow and continuos process. Abrupt onset of symptoms is usually directs towards bladder and kidneys problems. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with bladder diverticula. Burning urination, especially after a spicy meal (since childhood). Burning is relieved after drinking buttermilk. Odor of urine present. I take less water and retain urine.

Diagnosed with bladder diverticula. Burning urination, especially after a spicy meal (since childhood). Burning is relieved after drinking buttermilk. Odor of urine present. I take less water and retain urine.

Urinary burning: Burning on urination occurs with a bladder infection or inflammation of the urethra. The bladder diverticulum may make you prone to bladder infections. A urinalysis and urine culture with a colony count detects infection of the urinary tract. If your tests show no infection, perhaps drinking adequate amounts of fluid daily as well as cranberry juice would prevent uti's. Discuss with your urologist. ...Read more

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I have either a skene duct abscess or urethral diverticulum. Been on two rounds of antibiotics. My urologist has only seen me once with no tests to positively identify exactly what this is. He wants me to have urethral diverticulum surgery in two weeks

I have either a skene duct abscess or urethral diverticulum. Been on two rounds of antibiotics. My urologist has only seen me once with no tests to positively identify exactly what this is. He wants me to have urethral diverticulum surgery in two weeks

Here are some...: Would you please make clear of what is the specifics in your question? If you're doubting the Dx or unclear with which is which, seek second opinion or directly ask your doctor for clarifying your confusion. To get things done correctly, follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with Doc for righ Dx and Rx. ...Read more

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What is bladder suspension surgery?

Depends on type: It is a procedure to help with stress incontinence. The procedure helps to replace the bladder/urethral angle. It can involve mesh, tape, or suture depending on the procedure. ...Read more