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Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Bladder Problems (Overview)

Bladder problems is also known as Bladder diseases. Bladder problems is a symptom in which a person has discomfort in his bladder (the bag-like part of the body that holds urine) or has urination (peeing) problems. Urination problems include difficulty starting, difficulty stopping, dribbling (leaking), peeing too often, blood in the urine, pain while urinating, etc...


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Have had bladder problems for over 3 years, frequent urination b4 bed. Had MRI and got bulged disc can that cause bladder problems ?

Have had bladder problems for over 3 years, frequent urination b4 bed. Had MRI and got bulged disc can that cause bladder problems ?

Yes: The bladder has nerve components that affect your perception of how full your bladder is and can cause contractions of the bladder even when it is not full. There are medications that will help with that. However, if the problem is only at night before you go to bed, it could be when you are taking certain medications or certain food or drinks irritating the bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
331 doctors shared insights

Bladder Problems (Overview)

Bladder problems is also known as Bladder diseases. Bladder problems is a symptom in which a person has discomfort in his bladder (the bag-like part of the body that holds urine) or has urination (peeing) problems. Urination problems include difficulty starting, difficulty stopping, dribbling (leaking), peeing too often, blood in the urine, pain while urinating, etc...


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What're the common bladder problems?

What're the common bladder problems?

Emptying & Storage: Bladder problems can be divided generally into two groups, problems with storing urine, and problems with emptying. Common storage problems include incontinence and overactive bladder. Emptying problems include obstructed urine flow, common in older men with enlarged prostates. Urinary tract infections are a very common ailment, and cause problems with emptying and storage. ...Read more

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Bladder problems (Tip)

Bladder problems

Bladder training. Voiding at 2 or 3 hour intervals througout the day. Doing kegels. ...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: neither too much nor 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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How can I get treatment for bladder problem without any insurance? I have some money to pay up front. What's the estimate im looking for to play?

How can I get treatment for bladder problem without any insurance? I have some money to pay up front. What's the estimate im looking for to play?

Depends: The price of a doctor visits varies depending on the type of doctor you visit, the region of the country you live in and how complicated your problem is. You can often receive a discount for paying cash, negotiate a fee for your visit or receive a subsidy based on your ability to pay. Don't let the lack of funds delay you from seeking care for your problem. ...Read more

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Im having frequent urination and bladder pain, wats the best course of treatment?

Im 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

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Bladder problems (Tip)

Bladder problems

Double void if you have bladder dysfunction. Urinate, stand up and move around, urinate again. ...See more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
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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: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
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Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

Medication.: The most effective way is by anticholinergic medications, which calm the bladder and reduce or eliminate bladder spasms (e.g. Oxybutinin). Of course, eliminating triggers such as stones, infection, and catheters is essential. Some patients find that avoiding caffeine, alcohol, spicy or acidic foods, chocolate, and artificial sweeteners helps. ...Read more

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I have herpes and bladder problems can I just schedule a c section?

It's reasonable for : U to discuss that with your ob/gyn they should be happy to honor/address your concerns. ...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