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Bladder Pelvic Floor Exercises For Women
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
Does pelvic floor therapy work? Should you have it before of after you have your bladder tacked up and a hysterectomy?
Chicken or egg: Unless there is another problem in addition to the urinary ones, there is no way to know. If treatment of the tight bladder neck pharmacologically improves voiding there might be an improvement in the pelvic floor dysfunction. If this occurs, one could infer that the bladder neck problem at least partially caused or exacerbated the problems with the pelvic floor. ...Read more
I have a chronic bladder wall infection and pelvic floor in spasm but why does it set pain off AFTER voiding? Not during?
SEE COMMENT: It is very rare to have chronic bladder wall infection? whast is that? Has a doctor told you you have pelvic floor spasm ?? If you do have bladder wall infection,after voiding the bladder walls ,with the bladder empty,rub on each other. Have you checked with a urologist,please do I am surprised @ your tender age of 26,you have osteoporosis ...Read more
I have question with my bladder. I have frequency, urgency, and occasional incontinence. No uti, no bladder or pelvic floor prolapse. ?
Diet?: I agree with dr. Klauber. Additionally for women, aging, diet and hormones have an effect of urgency on the bladder. The more acidic foods such as carbonated drinks and citrus fruits, tomatoes, and, caffeine, can cause urgency symptoms with occasional urge incontinence. Low vaginal estrogen makes women more sensitive to the urgency symptoms. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: Pelvic floor disorders covers a spectrum of pelvic organ prolapse which is when the pelvic organs are falling down from the normal postion. The bladder, urethra, rectum, vagina and uterus can all be involved to a minimal degree or extensively involved with complete prolapse, which is where the uterus or vagina falls outside completely. Incontinence is also commonly present. ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: particularly after vaginal childbirth, it is very common to have a small cystocele. If there are no symptoms, then nothing needs to be done. If you feel that it is causing symptoms then consult with a urogynecologist about options. hope this helps Dr. Morse ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is the pain with pelvic floor dysfunction not consistent.One day pain is mild one day more severe. I've just started some of the exercise.
Here are some ...: Pelvic floor muscle exercise for men with stress u-incontinence after radical prostatectomy is same as that for women, i.e., Kegel exercise. But, how to do it correctly may be an issue, and it should be done by learning how to isolate the perineal / pelvic floor muscles around the urethra. If doing it correctly, one should not see much movement in the abdominal muscles. ...Read more
Prostate: Kegels, but check with urologist 1st.Get a more detailed answer ›
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