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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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