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Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check how much urine is in your bladder after you void is a quick test to see if that is the cause of your infections. ...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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Does an enflamed bladder lining cause overactive bladder?

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Does an enflamed bladder lining cause overactive bladder?

Possibly: Inflamed bladder lining can be due to infection, irritation, inerstitial cystitis, etc. Any of these diagnoses may lead to overactive bladder and more frequent urination. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain ?

Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain ?

Absolutely: These are often symptoms of overactive bladder.Of course, it is important to be as clear as possible as to what that term means to you, as people use the same words for closely related but different conditions issues with urination, especially of incontinence, are commonly avoided out of embarassment. Be sure to discuss with your physician to clarify your particular problem and determine treatment. ...Read more

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Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test. ...Read more

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Can interstitial cystitis cause bladder infections?

Can interstitial cystitis cause bladder infections?

Indirectly: An important aspect of ic is that inner lining of bladder may be damaged, thus bacteria gaining access to bladder can more easily attach or penetrate bladder lining.These bacteria can only be eliminated by antibiotics.Normal bladders have an intrinsic defense mechanism consisting of a protective coating to bladder lining which makes it more difficult for bacteria to attach or penetrate. ...Read more

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Can vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.

Can vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.

Unlikely: Urinary urgency is generally a bladder issue and not urethral in origin, especially in a 25 yr old female. See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can caffeine irritate an inflamed gall bladder?

Can caffeine irritate an inflamed gall bladder?

Yes: With an inflamed gallbladder almost any food, including Caffeine, can irritate it and cause increased pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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What foods cause bladder irritation!

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What foods cause bladder irritation!

Here are some...: Here are some well-known examples: coffee, caffeine-related beverages, alcohol, spicy foods, etc. However, the degree and variety of food incompatibility widely differ among individuals. Note: Something not agreeable with A doesn't mean it will do the same to B. So, exercise personal watch and common sense, and adjust to what body tells. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. ...Read more

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Could an inflamed gall bladder cause bloating?

Yes, : It could. I hope you are treated properly and after the inflammation subsides one should consider removal of your gb that has probably stones in it. Do not gamble severe complication can occur so the best is get rid of it as soon as you will be in best of shape. Nobody like to operate during inflammation unless it is a must. ...Read more

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Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Possible but rare: Rarely, chronic inflammatory conditions of the bladder including chronic infections or chronic catheterization can lead to bladder cancer. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause bladder or prostate infections?

Can hemorrhoids cause bladder or prostate infections?

No: Hemorrhoid veins in the anal canal would have no expected effect on the urinary bladder or prostate gland or infections in those sites. ...Read more

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Is inflamed cervix related to bladder infections?

Is inflamed cervix related to bladder infections?

Not at all: Inflamed cervix is the immune reponse to the vaginal flora. However, infectious microorganism, such as chlamydia, mycoplasma, etc., of the cervix may cause bladder infection simutaneously. ...Read more

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Can irritating soaps cause mild burning sensation in urethra?

Can irritating soaps cause mild burning sensation in urethra?

Yes: No question that soaps up the urethra can cause burning sensations. Drink plenty of water to urinate a lot to help clear it. If it persists see your doctor to get your urine examined. ...Read more

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Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

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Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Here are some ...: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. ...Read more

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What foods cause bladder irritation!

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Here are some...: Here are some well-known examples: coffee, caffeine-related beverages, alcohol, spicy foods, etc. However, the degree and variety of food incompatibility widely differ among individuals. Note: Something not agreeable with A doesn't mean it will do the same to B. So, exercise personal watch and common sense, and adjust to what body tells. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. ...Read more

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Can zopiclone cause bladder irritation?

Can zopiclone cause bladder irritation?

Not reported: Not available in USA. Available in Canada & used as a sleeping pill. Bladder irritation not reported as either a common or less common side effect. ...Read more

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If I have ic, is it better to eat foods that may cause bladder irritation, or better to eat nothing at all?

IC: Proper nutrition is always important. It should still be possible to be properly nourished and still avoid foods to cause bladder irritation ...Read more

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Tolterodine is not working for bladder irritation what's the next course of action?

Need to see your doc: You took a medication that can be used to relieve the symptoms but not the cause. You need to return to your doctor to get a urinalysis and urine culture and then proceed with a cure once the test result come back. ...Read more

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What food i need to take to reduce bladder irritation in me? And is it curable? Do i need to maintain that foods forever?

What food i need to take to reduce bladder irritation in me? And is it curable? Do i need to maintain that foods forever?

cranberry juice: Cranberry juice is a simple food that can help with irritation of the urinary tract including the bladder irritation. It works by acidifying the urine and thereby serving like a cleanse of the system. Other treatments include medications that can help to numb the urinary tract such as pyridium, (phenazopyridine) however, i would recommend advisement by a physician before moving towards the use of medicines as above. ...Read more

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Dont sweat much & now started with vesicare (solifenacin) for bladder irritation. cant exercise longer thn 5mins, keep sipping water. Need to open body pores? Help!

Dont sweat much & now started with vesicare (solifenacin) for bladder irritation. cant exercise longer thn 5mins, keep sipping water. Need to open body pores? Help!

Here are some...: Your multiple concerns couldn't be addressed in a 400-letter space, but require systemic evaluation & counseling. Fortunately, to get these things sorted and helped is not that hard if following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with Dr. so to reach possible Dx for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Can Tums (calcium carbonate) cause bladder irritation?

Can Tums (calcium carbonate) cause bladder irritation?

No: Tums (calcium carbonate) works in the GI tract, so is unlikely to irritate the bladder. Be sure you take Tums (calcium carbonate) according to directions. If you have persistent heartburn, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be causing blood to appear in my urine if not an infection (sometimes visible with bladder irritation) my GP is ref me to urology ??

What could be causing blood to appear in my urine if not an infection (sometimes visible with bladder irritation) my GP is ref me to urology ??

Several causes: there are several reasons for blood in urine. Your GP has done right by referring you to urologist. Please follow his advice. At your age don't delay finding the cause ...Read more

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I have constant bladder irritation and belly can swell. No infection found doc suggest Botox, will it remove irritation?

I have constant bladder irritation and belly can swell. No infection found doc suggest Botox, will it remove irritation?

Maybe, but...: Please refer this Q to your potential urologist. Botox injection to bladder is to denervate the bladder hoping to ease the related pain and urgency after failing to behavioral modification + oral medications (antimuscarinic agents). It helps improve symptom but not cure since we doctors have never cured anything for anyone, but help modify something to some degree with/without drugs or procedures. ...Read more

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Can colon polyps or caner cause bladder irritation or UTI I am waiting for a colonoscopy and now getting bladder irritation and frequency of urine. ?

Can colon polyps or caner cause bladder irritation or UTI  I am waiting for a colonoscopy and now getting bladder irritation and frequency of urine. ?

Not with polyps: Bladder irritation and colonic fistula ( connection to bladder and colon ) usually not due to polyps but due to diverticulitis which is a benign disease . Don't worry wait until tests are complete .. ...Read more

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Urologist testing showed slight bladder irritation kink in ureter for micro blood. Recent urinalysis showed leukcocyte esterase no infection. Cause?

Urologist testing showed slight bladder irritation kink in ureter for micro blood. Recent urinalysis showed leukcocyte esterase no infection. Cause?

Urinalysis: Leucocyte esterase comes from white blood cells - infection fighters. Having these cells in your urine when there is no infection likely means that they are coming from the area surrounding your urethra - vagina, vulva as possibilities - if this was a specimen collected by urinating in a cup. If they are in cathed urine then they were either in your bladder or snuck on to the catheter mistakenly. ...Read more

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Just saw chiro and he said that i might have a bladder irritation/infection in the wall based on my x-ray. I have urinary frequency and urgency. I had kidney stone last year. Cystocope was normal?

Just saw chiro and he said that i might have a bladder irritation/infection in the wall based on my x-ray.  I have urinary frequency and urgency. I had kidney stone last year. Cystocope was normal?

Urine culture: I don't think that anyone can diagnose a bladder infection or irritation with a plain xray. A urine culture is needed to make a diagnosis of infection. You may have an overactive bladder syndrome. Your urologist is the best one to diagnose and treat your symptoms. ...Read more

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28yrs. PCOS, insulin resistance. Metformin ER 500mg twice a day, Vit D, Iron & Calc. Chronic low energy & bladder irritation. How to gain energy?

28yrs. PCOS, insulin resistance. Metformin ER 500mg twice a day, Vit D, Iron & Calc. Chronic low energy & bladder irritation. How to gain energy?

Many causes: Would like to help but there are so many possible reasons for lack of energy it's impossible to give you any meaningful advice without speaking with you and understanding your medical history. Just a few of the causes: medication side effects, depression, hypothyroidism,sleep apnea, fibromyalgia. An online InBox Consultation at Health Tap might be helpful. http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Have you heard anything about atenolol causing bladder/kidney irritation and resulting in blood and leukocytes on a dipstick test?

Have you heard anything about atenolol causing bladder/kidney irritation and resulting in blood and leukocytes on a dipstick test?

not the atenolo: Medications like atenolo (beta blockers) are pretty neutral when it comes to the kidney. They won't cause a urinary tract infection. See your doctor about it - its not the med's fault. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain ?

Absolutely: These are often symptoms of overactive bladder.Of course, it is important to be as clear as possible as to what that term means to you, as people use the same words for closely related but different conditions issues with urination, especially of incontinence, are commonly avoided out of embarassment. Be sure to discuss with your physician to clarify your particular problem and determine treatment. ...Read more

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