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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
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