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Doctor insights on: Bladder Rupture In Children

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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


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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

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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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I'm scared that I might have a bladder rupture. Help?

I'm scared that I might have a bladder rupture. Help?

Seek immedia. Care: Go to er as bladder rupture is an acute emergency because of the risk of the bleeding, infection, extention of the rupture and more damage, shock with hypotension, extention of the bladder injury to neighbouring pelvic organs like vagina and rectum in females and rectum in males. If it is a true bladder rupture and not paid attention it can even end up in septic shock and potential fatal complicati. Read more

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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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How will having bladder rupture affect me down the road?

How will having bladder rupture affect me down the road?

Usually no problems: If diagnosed and treated properly, usually no long term problems. Rupture is usually associated with other problems, usually trauma, so any long term issues are usually secondary to lasting issues from the trauma. Read more

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Can the gall bladder rupture during surgery?

Yes: Sometimes the gallbladder can tear or break during surgery (not actually "explode" or "rupture"), especially if the gallbladder is badly diseased or inflamed. It is not that uncommon and not serious, as the surgeon would remove any spilled fluid or bile with no consequences to the patient. Read more

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What are the treatment options for gall bladder rupture?

What are the treatment options for gall bladder rupture?

Surgery: A ruptured gallbladder is a surgical emergency and requires urgent surgical management in the operating room. Read more

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If you are addicted to oxycontin and binge drink which resulted in a bladder rupture. Should you use either again. What could happen?

What?: Why in the world would you consider abusing something again that has already done so much damage? You need to see addiction specialists, possibly as an in-patient, and get this very serious disorder under control. Do it today. Read more

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Can rough sex rupture a females bladder?

Can rough sex rupture a females bladder?

Highly unlikely: Unless bladder is very distended and subject has a bladder diverticulum (outpouching) which could burst, or has had an intestinal bladder augmentation. Read more

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How painful would it be if my bladder were to rupture?

How painful would it be if my bladder were to rupture?

Very painful: Fortunately, bladder rupture is very uncommon. Most commonly from very severe abdominal trauma in presence of a distended bladder, such as steering wheel injury during an automobile accident. Occasionally occurs in patients who have undergone bladder enlargement surgery. Read more

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Is bladder retention and ruptured disc related?

Is bladder retention and ruptured disc related?

Possibly: Possibly it depends on both the acuity an the location of the herniated disc. Spinal shock can cause urinary retention in the early stages of spinal injury. Low lumbar and sacral injuries can result in long term urinary retention. Read more

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Gall bladder has been hurting all day. Felt it spasming earlier. Now just a dull pain. Could it have ruptured?

Gall bladder has been hurting all day. Felt it spasming earlier. Now just a dull pain. Could it have ruptured?

Gall bladder pain: Gall bladder pain might be due to infection/inflammation, obstruction of the bile duct (by stone for example) or rupture. if you are having fever, severe abdominal pain and rigidity of your abdomen please head to the nearest ER. Read more

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Can a ruptured disc in the neck cause a loss of bladder control?

Can a ruptured disc in the neck cause a loss of bladder control?

Absolutely: The bladder is controlled locally by a circuit of nerves that go to the spine at the lower back area but there is a circuit of nerves that also go to the brain so that you can think about and determine when you want to go to the bathroom. Disruption of that "brain" circuit can affect the information going to the bladder and cause voiding problems. Read more

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My dr thinks I've had a ruptured cyst, I've previously never had one... All infection bladder, uti etc have been ruled out?

My dr thinks I've had a ruptured cyst, I've previously never had one... All infection bladder, uti etc have been ruled out?

Can be painful: If you have no fevers or other signs of infection, it is possible that you have had a ruptured cyst. An ultrasound may be worthwhile if the symptoms persist. Read more

Rupture (Definition)

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