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Bladder Problems After Hysterectomy
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
Hysterectomy in 2007 still have ovaries now weight only in abdomen area fatigue and bladder problems plus bowel problems no appetite and period cramp?
I had a hysterectomy 21 years ago and am now having bladder thickening and massive pain and 3 to 4 uti a year plus incontinence?
Question?: If you are asking whether the hysterectomy caused these changes the answer is that it is unlikely. Without, however, knowing exactly what is going on clinically it is impossible to say what the cause or approach to therapy should be. A good urologist would be able to help answer any of these questions. ...Read more
Bad vaginal burning 6 weeks. Dr puzzled. None of usual diagnoses. 53 long endometriosis history, very dark urine/bladder pain. Hot flashes/hysterectomy?
See answer: Most common causes of vaginal burning are infectious vaginitis (bv, yeast, std) which likely have already been ruled out. Irritant-related and atrophic vaginitis and lichen sclerosis usually evident on basis of hx and exam. Dark urine usually a reflection of concentrated urine if urinalysis otherwise normal. To me, your description is suggestive of "vulvodynia" and possible "interstitial cystitis". ...Read more
Vaginal/bladder pain rectal pressure urine dip trace blood culture neg hx of adhesions and had complete hysterectomy what could be wrong?
Chronic pelvic pain: Chronic pelvic pain is a common problem and presents a major challenge to health care providers because of its often unclear etiology, complex natural history, and poor response to therapy. Good rapport, tolerance, and an open-minded approach are important in the evaluation of any patient with chronic pain. A thorough systematic examination usually suggests an appropriate diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
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.
Hysterectomy done in 2012 I have had pains in pelvic since 08 still having problems hurts with full bladder, when standing/walking painful intercorse?
Here are a few.: 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
Yes: Endometriosis can get on the bladder and cause bladder pain and painful urination. Interstitial cystitis (ic) can also cause those symptoms. So sometimes it can be a little difficult to figure out. Starting with some urine testing, some blood work, maybe a cystoscopy would help to get you answers. ...Read more
2X more in women: In general, women experience urinary incontinence about twice as often as men. In women, urinary in continence is often caused by damage to the pelvic nerves and musches associated with childbirth. In men it is often related to prostate disease and its treatments. Incidence increases with age in both sexes. ...Read more
Perfume: Not down there though, to cover the odor. That's why some women seem to use to much perfume. Unlike some men they know how much to use (lol) they just overdue it to mask. If its enough to cause odor though its usually time to get it fixed. ...Read more
Not to worry!:
You Donot develop bladder problems if you are remain healthy and age gracefully. Bladder problems develop due to menopause causing infection, Diabetese also weakens the bladder (diabetic neuropathy), Back problems causing bladder issues and different types of neuropathies.
So there is nothing at this point you can do for the bladder. Just stay healthy. ...Read more
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
Yes: Problems in the bladder, particularly a condition called urinary retention can affect the kidneys and their ability to properly filter (known as obstructive uropathy). If someone were to be having problems believed due to the bladder, it is certainly worthwhile to discuss with your personal physician so that it can be further defined. ...Read more
Depends: If you are having bladder issues you may want to make an appointment with a urologist. If you discuss this with your primary physician and she explains what your options are than you may try the exercises, medications, or hydrating before seeking a surgical solution. I hope this helps. Smoking icauses bladder cancer. If this is an issue speak with your doctor soon. ...Read more
What: What symptom or symtoms do you have? ...Read more
More info needed: What sort of problems? Burning/discomfort when urinating? Blood in urine? Discharge? Is he sexually active? Urinary problems are uncommon in young boys & usually show up long before their teens. Please provide more info so we can provide an informed answer. Or have him see his pediatrician to discuss the matter. ...Read more
Symptoms and tests: Pain after you eat that is in right or middle upper abdomen with radiation to right shoulder blade are classic symptoms, with fatty food intolerance. An ultrasound of abdomen can show stones or infection. Blood tests can show abnormal liver test too. Go see a doctor. ...Read more
See below: Oxybutynin works by decreasing activity in the nerves that supply the bladder. If the bladder is overactive which can occur for a variety of reasons, the medication can allow more normal filling of the bladder and a decrease in muscle overactivity that causes frequent urination. ...Read more
Biliary colic: Pain from the gallbladder or biliary colic typically presents as epigastric and right upper abdominal pain that radiates around to the back and shoulder region position with nausea and vomiting. Sometimes jaundice, and dark tea-colored urine can also be present. Symptomatic stones typically presents with 30 minutes of eating and resolves within an hour while cholecystitis or inflammation of the gallbladder lasts longer. ...Read more
Here you go.: Increased flatulence, with the associated flatus and belching, and right upper quadrant pain are both symptoms of gall bladder disease, but not absolute. If your symptoms are worse with fatty or greasy foods, and if you have some back pain and nausea, it would be quite probable this was gall bladder trouble. Your primary physician could help make your diagnosis, and refer you if needed. ...Read more
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. Reflecting the ...Read more