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Bladder Facts For Kids
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
Bladder prolapse: Pelvic prolapse is very common affecting nearly one third of women. ...Read more
Gallbladder symptoms: If you mean what symptoms. They typically will have pain in the upper right side of their belly. Frequently it occurs after a higher fat meal or snack. It is unfortunately becoming more common as more kids are overweight. There are some diseases that place kids at risk for developing gallbladder problems. ...Read more
What to do if I think by having my children has weakened my bladder as I can't even hold it it just comes from me?
Kegels, see doc: You need to start doing kegel exercises several times a day. These are done by tightening the pelvic floor muscles to stop urine flow as you urinate. Once you get the feel of which muscles you are using to do this, then you can do it during the day even when not urinating. It takes some practice, but well worth the effort. Then consult OB to make sure nothing else is wrong other than weak muscles. ...Read more
Looks like I will need a BNI. Will this stop me having kids? Also said will have overactive bladder. Will this go? Will BNI relieve symptoms 100%
Resubmit your?: ...with more specifics. Spell out BNI. I could guess you mean a Bilateral Nerve Injection and, because it might cause overactive bladder, you're referring to injection of pelvic or sacral nerves. But that's just a guess. Also, I can't guess what symptoms you're having. The only thing I can say for sure is that NO procedure is guaranteed to be100% effective. ...Read more
30 yr old female. No kids. Recent trouble controlling bladder... Slight leaking sometimes. Can't "hold it" long. When using toilet, can't stop flow.
With your symptoms all we can advice you is that you should consult your family doctor or a urologist to find the cause and treat appropriately. Apparently there is a problem, there are few possibilities like
1serious underlying problem like diabetes and/or kidney disease
2 overactive blabber
3side effects from some meds
4urinary tract infection
see md. ...Read more
My husband told me he had problem in kidergarden with his bladder control in kidergarden he wetted bed until age 12.What is odds for my kids?
Bed wetting: Bed wetting tends to run in families there is a 50 percent change that yourchildmay have a problem ...Read more
Bladder doesn't seem to hold much urine before feeling the need to go to the toilet 30 female no kids, what could cause this? No incontinence.
URINARY FREQUENCY: It could be many things, dietary irritants are the most common reason. There is a large list of them and they may have been in your diet for years and just now cause an issue. Constipation can also cause it. Fill out a diary of ins and outs with times for a day. This will help a physician sort out the issue faster. ...Read more
My child 5 had scan us tract scan, said kidneys fine and couldn't see anything as bladder was empty, is bladder part important thing to do?
Can bladder cancer be seen on ultrasound? If u/s shows no tumor, should further testing be done on a child with gross terminal hematuria? Not a uti.
Here are some. ..: Ultrasound study only gives a gross rough imaging assessment with low sensitivity for small lesions. So, it is an absolute saying no bladder cancer. Terminal gross hematuria suggests its origin from the urethra, especially prostate urethra. So, a cystourethroscopy under anesthesia is needed. But, how far an evaluation should go for? It should be individualized. So, ask and talk with Doc timely. ...Read more
Possible: A single episode of urinary bladder infection will probably not have any lasting effect. However, recurring infections can affect a person's health, especially if the infection spreads to the kidney. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible, but not overly likely - you should have a thorough exam if you are concerned. If you have not had an exam then I wonder why you are concerned over this - symptoms of urinary bladder prolapse may include recurrent bladder infections, pressure in the pelvic region and even prolapsed tissue into the vaginal opening - it should be checked. ...Read more
Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd. Been on several diff meds. Will this ever get better. No kids btw?
Seems a bit long for: Just irritation from your procedure. Consult the provider who performed the procedure for further evaluation. ...Read more
Do swimming lessons present a health risk to children that are prone to bladder and urine infections?
No, but staying in a: Wet swimsuit, like wearing silk panties, keeps the perineum moist & can cause vulvitis; then, wiping back-to -front can cause an ascending bladder infection. Cotton panties wick away moisture. Showers are better than baths with floating soap or bubbles because ^ed alkalinity reduces vulvar mucosa's resistance to bacteria; Sitz baths with 1 cup of vinegar/6" of water ^ its resistance. ...Read more
My bladder was injured before when I had my caesarian for my child. And I still feel pain when I carry heavy stuff.. Y is this so?
Abdominal strain,,: This is likely from abdominal strain which can happen when carrying heavy loads even if there's no injury. This is also how many hernias occur, and sometimes it injures the lower abdominal area by and including the bladder and its surrounding muscles and can cause some bloody urination. So it would be smart to carry lighter loads and see your doctor of the pain doesn't go away. Best of luck. ...Read more
My gyno. Told me my bladder was stitched with the last C-section. Now I had my third child. .. And im worried will there be any future complications?
Probably not: The bladder heals very well in most instances, even when there are adhesions from previous surgery like cesarean section. Future problems are always a possibility but usually do not occur after bladder repair during cesarean surgery. The bladder frequently has to be "taken down" in order to reach the infant during csection delivery. ...Read more
My older kids are a pain in the backside and are insisting I go the ER for what appears to be Gal Bladder issues. I feel it can wait. Is GB critical?
Can I have prolaps if I've only had 3 kids it seems like my bladder is down to far and it's painful during sex like his penis is hitting something me?
Prolapse: Is possible to have prolapse even with one kid. See your gyn. ...Read more
What does a sagging kidney in a child mean my son is nine and he still wets the bed recently it has been extremely dark in color and smells really bad, they did bloodwork and ruled out his liver, but further testing has said he has a spastic bladder, and
Nephroptosis: Nephroptosis is also called a â€œsagging kidneyâ€. The kidney could be floating or loose and as a result it can drop down lower in the abdominal cavity. Nephroptosis can be asymptomatic or it can cause problems like urinary tract infections (having a urgent need to go or having to urinate more often). Sometimes it can be a cause for nausea, vomiting, constipation or a full or heavy feeling abdomen. Sometimes it can even lead to problems with sleep or dizziness. It is good that you are having him thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
Surgeon's Preference: I do not routinely admit patients after this operation unless it was done on an emergent basis, the operation was more complicated than expected, or the patient required closer supervision. However, this practice does vary from surgeon-to-surgeon. ...Read more
Hi I'm 34 I have various medical problems. My bladder has beeb in retention 5 yrs I self catherise.. I've pain in both kids and round at the front going around to by back. My bladder stinging and I keep getting bladder spasm.. I feel nausea?
Postmenopause and no children. I have bladder prolapse and given estrace cream. How fast is progression? Afraid it will drop out one day w/o warning.
Not so fast:
The prolapse is a gradual process. Your bladder will not fall out without warning. You may try pelvic floor exercises, though if prolapse has occurred, the exercises may not help. Contact this site for info: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-20045283
Surgical correction of the pelvic floor may be needed and your gynecologist should advise. ...Read more