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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pressure on L.flank/kidney?causing nausea and feel unwell. Urine clear, but odor. Full bladder eases pain in kidney area, but after it aches again.
How long does it take for the symptoms of a bladder infection to ease after starting an antibiotic?
Mom-67 randomly had severe chest pain nausea and starting feeling faint. She doesn't have a gall bladder and the symptoms eased within minutes ?
Sound dangerous: These symptoms sound dangerous. What we she doing when this began? Does she have other medical problems? While this could be something simple, like a bad upset stomach or gastritis, it could also be a sign of a heart attack. I'd call my primary care doctor or visit the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adult -> 5 - 600mL: (17 - 20 oz) calculation for children is to add 2 to their age in years ; express it in oz. Thus normal bladder volume for a 5-year-old is 7 oz or 210ml, 12 oz or 350 ml for a ten-year-old. Teen-agers have an adult size bladder. Full-term newborn babies have about a 50 - 60 ml bladder capacity, just about 2 oz. Of course some adults can stretch their bladders to hold a liter. ...Read more
Yes but . . .: Why? Talk to your doc about what's going on in your life that would make you ask this question. Yes, the bladder can be removed, but usually only when someone has extensive bladder cancer. Frequent urinary tract infections are not enough reason for surgery. Nor urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control). You mentioned constipation which can sometimes aggravate/cause incontinence. Fix that 1st. ...Read more