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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
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Bladder Pain (Overview)

Bladder pain. The bladder is a hollow organ that stores urine. Pain / discomfort of the bladder may be due to inflammation, infection, or injury.


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Hello doctors, can vaginal yeast infections cause bladder pain?

Hello doctors, can vaginal yeast infections cause bladder pain?

Referred pain: Sometimes if you have a bad yeast infection it may cause some bladder discomfort but you should see a doctor for a urine culture. ...Read more

Dr. Joe Littlejohn
232 Doctors shared insights

Bladder Pain (Overview)

Bladder pain. The bladder is a hollow organ that stores urine. Pain / discomfort of the bladder may be due to inflammation, infection, or injury.


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What does this bladder pain mean?

What does this bladder pain mean?

BLADDER PAIN: May mean infection, possible bladder stones or other abnormal contraction or inflammation. See your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen Dr. Bowen
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Bladder pain (Tip)

Do not wait for care if fevers, weight loss, recumbency pain, or bowel or bladder incontinence. ...See more

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Living with Overactive Bladder (OAB) (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Manage your intake of fluids; don't consume too much or too little
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Avoid or limit caffeine (coffee, tea, soda) and alcohol
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Identify what foods and fluids bother your bladder and avoid them
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Bladder pain in 78 year old women who has been treated 3xs in the last year for what her doctor thought was a bladder infection with keflex, s?

Bladder pain in 78 year old women who has been treated 3xs in the last year for what her doctor thought was a bladder infection with keflex, s?

Get checked: Even in an older person, recurrent urinary tract infections need to be treated, and fully evaluated. I usually refer patients for an ultrasound of their kidneys and bladder, and check to see if they empty their bladder completely when they urinate. Many things can increase the risk of bladder infections, but they can put your kidneys at risk too. See your doc, and a urologist, to be thorough. ...Read more

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I'm having frequent urination and bladder pain, wats the best course of treatment?

I'm having frequent urination and bladder pain, wats the best course of treatment?

Infection: See your doctor as soon as possible (not an emergency). Yo may have a bladder infection. In the meantime, drinking plenty of fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Bladder pain (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food, such as caffeine, citrus, alcohol, and spicy foods
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Take an over-the-counter urinary analgesic for pain and to soothe the bladder
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Is there a good way to get rid of stomach, bladder pain?

Is there a good way to get rid of stomach, bladder pain?

Describe the pain of: These are two different organs, not related.
Space won't permit to discuss all causes
point to one organ & describe the pain, in
relation to position, activity. ...Read more

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Taken imipramine 25mg 1 tablet a day for depression since july. Bladder pain after pee for past 2 weeks. No uti. No urgency. Side effect of imipramine?

Taken imipramine 25mg 1 tablet a day for depression since july. Bladder pain after pee for past 2 weeks. No uti. No urgency. Side effect of imipramine?

Imipramine: At this dose, unlikely it is treating depression or causing side effects, unless combined with other medications. Consult your doctor to explore possibilities. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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How do you control gall bladder pain in the middle of an attack while awaiting surgery?

How do you control gall bladder pain in the middle of an attack while awaiting surgery?

Strong pain meds: Gall pain can be extremely severe and require strong medication such as toradol, dialudid or morphine for someone who is awaiting surgery. Low fat diet etc. Is good but you need something strong if you are doubled over in pain. You may even need to visit an er if pain is out of control. ...Read more

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I had a few gal bladder pain episodes, but after controlling my diet (less fatty food) they have not happened. Can I avoid surgery?

I had a few gal bladder pain episodes, but after controlling my diet (less fatty food) they have not happened. Can I avoid surgery?

Possibly: Stones in gall bladder are dissolvable by natural methods, but challenging. Consider Bill Sardi's book -Dissolving Gallstones. It is scientific and credible. Apple cider vinegar has proponents. Be sure to avoid fats in your diet. And be sure you have no infection. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Bladder pain (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Avoid footwear with hard soles
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Exercise the knees while sitting
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Climb stairs gently
every 4 hours
Perform thigh-strengthening exercises
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What is bad bladder pain mean?

Bladder pain: Could be a uti, a condition known as interstitial cystitis can cause severe pain, bladder spasm, retention of urine, bladder stones, or the source could be other than your bladder. Get examined. ...Read more

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I have bladder pain, what to do?

Consult a urologist: Bladder pain is certainly unpleasant. Cause should be found ; appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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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