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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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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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Can a bladder infection cause lesions on my vagina?

Can a bladder infection cause lesions on my vagina?

Not really: Unless you keep your thighs closed when you urinate. This coulc cause trapping of infected urine in thevagina. This tends to cause a post-void dribble rather than 'lesions'. ...Read more

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Could someone have/had bladder cancer and then have lesions show up on the cervix?

Could someone have/had bladder cancer and then have lesions show up on the cervix?

Can be, but not...: Bladder cancer is not directly related with the occurrence of cervical lesion or caner, but independent. But generally, one with cancer in one organ tends to have a higher possibility to have another primary cancer in other organs as compared to the corresponding general population; this may reflect the working of genetic factors and lifestyle. ...Read more

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I had CT scan for my bladder in the er. I guess they looked all around and found lesions and hyper vascular masses on my liver. Could it be nothing?

I had CT scan for my bladder in the er. I guess they looked all around and found lesions and hyper vascular masses on my liver. Could it be nothing?

It is not: nothing, but it is most likely due to hemangiomas, common incidental liver masses that are benign and usually require no treatment. You may need a special tailored CT or MRI for confirmation of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Nero found lesions on my mri. Said i probably have ms. Tomorrow i'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Nero found lesions on my mri. Said i probably have ms. Tomorrow i'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Yes but: MS can cause bladder problems:either problem with emptying(bladder muscle contracts poorly)or problem with storage(small amount of urine cause bladder to contract,so urination is frequent).Blood in urine is unrelated to MS.Wish you well. ...Read more

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What is a tipped bladder?

Cystocele: This probably refers to a dropped bladder or cystocele. ...Read more

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Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Yes often: There are several causes for urinary incontinence and the treatments are very different depending on the cause. The good news is that an effective solution can be found in 80% or more of cases. Consult a urologist if you are male and a urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

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How to check bladder problem ?

How to check bladder  problem ?

Talk to your doc.: There are many tools for investigating bladder problems, but like anything in medicine you need to talk to the doctor so that they may be selected and applied in the right sequence to make you better. ...Read more

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How much can your bladder hold ?

How much can your bladder hold ?

Adult -> 5 - 600mL: (17 - 20 oz) calculation for children is to add 2 to their age in years ; express it in oz. Thus normal bladder volume for a 5-year-old is 7 oz or 210ml, 12 oz or 350 ml for a ten-year-old. Teen-agers have an adult size bladder. Full-term newborn babies have about a 50 - 60 ml bladder capacity, just about 2 oz. Of course some adults can stretch their bladders to hold a liter. ...Read more