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Bladder Irrigation Complications
Usually none: Bladder irrigation, when done by a trained professional, is generally safe. However, it is possible to have irritation of the urethra form the catheter, urinary tract infection from the process, irritation of the bladder from stretching, or even rupture of the bladder if it is overfilled. ...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
Is the only fix for recurrent hematuria in a 75 y.o. with BPH prostatectomy? Bladder irrigation needed 2x in 7 wks. Can't have gen anesth. Options?
Bladder infection 3+ years. Several rounds of macrobid, rocephin shots, ceftin, (cefuroxime) herbal remedies & silver nitrate 24 hr irrigation. Any other options?
SOME TESTING: A urologist can do some testing to see if you have any malformation of your urinary tract. ...Read more
Possible obstruction: The bladder wall becomes thickened if it is working against resistance, such as scar tissue or narrowing of the urine channel, or in some neurological diseases. Bladder thickness is variable and it is sometimes not a problem. It can also be a tumor, but that is rare. Get a copy of the x-ray or ultrasound report that made the diagnosis and show it to your doctor or to a urologist. ...Read more
Be persistent: It is possible to get help for pain or problems relating to vaginal mesh. Many women have trouble finding someone to help them. This can be very frustrating. You need to see someone with a lot of experience taking care of women with mesh complications to determine if your problems are from the mesh and to help decide on the best course of action. ...Read more
Thick bladder wall.: A thickened bladder wall is precisely as named - the wall of the bladder is thicker than it should be, either in specific areas or throughout the entire bladder. There are several causes for this, some bad and some not. Typically this would be investigated by urinalysis, ultrasound, CT scan and cystoscopy with biopsy. ...Read more
Wat is most effective surgical fix of bladder&vag prolapse wit less complications and wat does is consist of how it performed?
Can a pessary be worn for a grade 1/mild bladder prolapse? Also what in your experience the success rate? (no complications etc)
See below: I am not sure I understand your question. You have gallbladder "disease" without gallstones? Are you diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia (low function gallbaldder)? If there is no pain & no gallstones then there is very little likelihood of getting any problems or complications. ...Read more
How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? From remove a complication Foley catheter in male.
Med for urge incont.. surgery for stress incont two wks ago. Can't empty bladder completely. Now urge to go to the bathroom frequently Complication?
Need follow up: Rarely incontinence surgery can cause a complication called urinary retention. The swelling from surgery and other problems can cause the inability to drain the bladder completely. It also could be that your urge incontinence medication needs to be adjusted. It is important to follow up with your surgeon soon. ...Read more
Very low risk: Gallbladder removal is one of the most common operations performed in the us and is, thankfully, very safe. Like all abdominal operations, there are risks of bleeding, infection, blood clots, pneumonia, etc. This is somewhat dependent on the health of the patient, but generally less than 1%. A bile leak may occur less than 1% of the time after surgery; this can often be managed non surgically. ...Read more
Scheduled for hysterectomy, is a catheter always used, for how long? How high is the risk of bladder and intestinal complications?
Its been about 4 months since I had botox done on my bladder. I'm still having bad complcations very hard to urinate, can't empty. What should I do?
Urinary problem: I would suggest seeing your physician or a urologist. Urologists are physicians who care for the urinary tract. The urologist will evaluate you and come up with a treatment plan. ...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
When a patient has complications following partial removal of miniarc bladder sling including pain, infections and swelling near mesh & bladder, is an MRI helpful and what information can it provide?
Is there a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?
In an (abdominal) hysterectomy, if complications occur, e.g., urinary tract, bladder, etc. When would it become evident?
Abd Hysterectomy: Minutes, to days to months. Please send more details. ...Read more
How long can someone have complications from a bad gall bladder? The soreness I have is on my right flank when I push up under my rib..
Wide Range: Gallbladder symptoms can last from a a few minutes to persistent symptoms until the gallbladder is removed. Symptoms can also vary widely and the severity of those symptoms can vary independent of the number or size of stones in the gallbladder. Persistent symptoms should prompt you to see a physician. ...Read more
In cystoscopy, 2 weeks ago, biopsy done on a urinary bladder cyst. The cyst ruptured and cauterized done. Is there a complication in the future?
Unlikely: Another cyst may occur, but once treated, you should have no further problems. Should your symptoms return, see your urologist. ...Read more
I have a prolapsed bladder with complications. My labia suddenly is suddenly very ted and itchy. I've been on antibiotics since 2011 for utis?
Pelvic MRI for pain and complications following tvt bladder sling removal and infections revealed an enhancing. 7 mm lesion in thecal sac of l4. What follow up is needed, if any?
7/10 of a MILLIMETER: Is very small. I am sorry you are having trouble after your surgery but this is probably not related. This lesion may need to be followed by another imaging study sometime in the future. The radiologist should be asked for a recommendation about that. Find an expert (urologynecologist or urologist) to help you with your immediate concerns. ...Read more
Will treatment with BCG for bladder cancer cause possible complications to a recent aortic tissue valve replacement?
Not likely: This is a reasonable concern, but this would be an unusual complication. A 2010 study in journal of urology found that this complication is no more likely in patients with valves and other prostheses than in the general population, and that having a valve should not prevent you from receiving this treatment. ...Read more
I had gall bladder surgery with complications. I am having trouble eating and drinking. My throat and stomach burn even my tongue. What do I eat?
???: This sounds like severe reflux. But you mention this happened only after a cholecystectomy with complications. I'd follow up with the surgeon who preformed the surgery and/or managed your complications. Really need to be evaluated by a physician as specific information from your medical record and/or further workup is needed. ...Read more
After my gall bladder surgery with complications I got thrush in my mouth andin my throat and everywhere is there anything natural that would work?
Be careful: Although there are some home remedies. It sounds like you have a bad case of thrush - oral-pharyngeal candidiasis. Which requires a couple of weeks of an Nystatin oral solution. If it gets worse people can develop dehydration from the pain and inflammaiton. So please don't let it go too long. Definitely let your physician know. ...Read more
None: Nasal saline spray, gel or netti pot are safe. ...Read more
I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob
Is sometimes extremely difficult problem. Did you have cystoscope and computerized urodinamic studies?
See urogynecologist ...Read more