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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Bladder Rupture (Overview)

Bladder rupture is an injury where a person's bladder bursts, causing urine to be released within the body. This is most commonly caused by trauma (falls car accidents), when the bladder is full.


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Describe the features of bladder rupture.?

Describe the features of bladder rupture.?

Severe abdomed pain: Uncommon. Sudden onset severe abdominal pain after severe blow or crushing injury in presence of a full bladder. Referred shoulder pain can also be present. Bladder is then usually empty + no urine if subject attempts to void. Classically result of a steering wheel injury. Needs urgent attention. Diagnosed by cystogram xray. Patients after bowel bladder replacement or enlargement are more prone. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
12 doctors shared insights

Bladder Rupture (Overview)

Bladder rupture is an injury where a person's bladder bursts, causing urine to be released within the body. This is most commonly caused by trauma (falls car accidents), when the bladder is full.


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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with bladder rupture?

I'm concerned. What symptoms go with bladder rupture?

Urinary bladder?: If you mean urinary bladder rupture, this causes severe abdominal pain. Bladder rupture is something rare that can happen when the bladder is full and there is trauma. For example, a car accident while having a full bladder, or more commonly, this can happen to people who drink too much alcohol (esp. Beer), get a full bladder, then trip and fall onto their abdomen. ...Read 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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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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What is the treatment for bladder rupture?

What is the treatment for bladder rupture?

Emergency surgery: If you bladder ruptures, it needs to be repaired. Although urine is usually sterile, when it leaks into your abdominal area due to a ruptured bladder it can cause serious problems. Furthermore, what ever caused the bladder to rupture may have caused other trauma. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bladder rupture.?

Severe abdomed pain: Uncommon. Sudden onset severe abdominal pain after severe blow or crushing injury in presence of a full bladder. Referred shoulder pain can also be present. Bladder is then usually empty + no urine if subject attempts to void. Classically result of a steering wheel injury. Needs urgent attention. Diagnosed by cystogram xray. Patients after bowel bladder replacement or enlargement are more prone. ...Read more

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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with bladder rupture?

Urinary bladder?: If you mean urinary bladder rupture, this causes severe abdominal pain. Bladder rupture is something rare that can happen when the bladder is full and there is trauma. For example, a car accident while having a full bladder, or more commonly, this can happen to people who drink too much alcohol (esp. Beer), get a full bladder, then trip and fall onto their abdomen. ...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


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more