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What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

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

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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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?

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?

Spinal: It appears like you are under the care of a urologist who has recommended prostate surgery. If general anesthesia is contraindicated for pulmonary reasons then spinal anesthesia can be used. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

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

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What are potential bladder sling complications?

What are potential bladder sling complications?

Bladder slings: Depends on type of procedure to some degree. In general, the possible complications are: urinary retention, wound infection, erosion of the sling, pain with sexual intercourse and failure to correct the incontinence ...Read more

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I have complications from bladder lift surgery?

I have complications from bladder lift surgery?

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

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What is Bladder wall thickend complications? Its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

What is Bladder wall thickend complications? Its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

Bladder wall: This is not normal. The key is to treat the prostate since it sounds like it is blocking urine flow. A Post void residual is an ultrasound test which checks to make sure your bladder is emptying correctly and is done at the urology office. ...Read more

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Can gall bladder disease cause other possible complications?

Can gall bladder disease cause other possible complications?

Yes: Gallstones can cause infection of the gallbladder, blockage of the bile ducts with infection or jaundice, and pancreatitis. ...Read more

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What is mean by Bladder wall thickened? What its complication and Treatment?

What is mean by Bladder wall thickened? What its complication and Treatment?

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

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Wat is most effective surgical fix of bladder&vag prolapse wit less complications and wat does is consist of how it performed?

Wat is most effective surgical fix of bladder&vag prolapse wit less complications and wat does is consist of how it performed?

Depends: There are many many surgical approaches for the many types of prolapse and bladder issues. The surgical approach depends on the patients exam, complaints, health status and needs. Consider seeing a Urogynecologist to help determine what would be the best option for you. ...Read more

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Can gall bladder disease with no pain or gall stones cause any complications?

Can gall bladder disease with no pain or gall stones cause any complications?

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

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How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? From remove a complication Foley catheter in male.

How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? From remove a complication Foley catheter in male.

2 weeks: The question is not very clear, however assuming you had transurethral surgery to help remove a catheter it may take you a couple of weeks to feel better. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are complications you can have after gall bladder surgery?

What are complications you can have after gall bladder surgery?

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

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Scheduled for hysterectomy, is a catheter always used, for how long? How high is the risk of bladder and intestinal complications?

Scheduled for hysterectomy, is a catheter always used, for how long? How high is the risk of bladder and intestinal complications?

Hysterectomy: A catheter is needed during hysterectomy to drain the bladder and help pull it away from the uterus. The duration of use depends on the type of hysterectomy being done and the surgeons preference. Bladder and intestinal complications are known risks but fairly rare. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Hard to say: This sounds like a very complicated and very unique medical situation. It's probably best to ask the doctor who ordered the MRI to specifically explain what it is they are looking for. I suspect they are ruling out an abscess but I am uncertain to the exact plan. ...Read more

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Is there a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?

Is there a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?

Possible: Cystoscopy means looking in the bladder. Biopsy means taking a small piece of bladder tissue for further study. Complications of cystoscopy and biopsy include bleeding (blood in urine), infection (uti), perforation (belly pain) and scar tissue (difficulty urinating). ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Time to see your doc: Red and itchy labia with chronic antibiotics sound like a yeast infection, but you need to see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Will treatment with BCG for bladder cancer cause possible complications to a recent aortic tissue valve replacement?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

Stress Incontinuance: Is sometimes extremely difficult problem. Did you have cystoscope and computerized urodinamic studies?
See urogynecologist ...Read more