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Doctor insights on: Bladder Spasm Causes

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Can bladder spasms cause you to retain urine?

Can bladder spasms cause you to  retain urine?

Unable to MT bladder: Not due to bladder spasms, but urethral sphincter spasms can cause some urinary retention. Urethral stricture, diverticulum, thrombosed caruncle, Skene's gland cyst or abcess are all urethral causes. External causes: cystocele, fecal impaction, uterine fibroid or anti-incontinence procedure. Internal causes: Stones, bladder or urethral tumor, ureterocele.Neurologic: MS, diabetes, spinal cord cause ...Read more

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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Can some foods cause bladder spasms? Or so e foods make it worse or better?

Can some foods cause bladder spasms? Or so e foods make it worse or better?

Bladder spasm: Horse. This is an interesting question. There is a school of thought that the bladder, like the bowels, has a sensitivity to certain elements of the diet. (interstitial cystitis behaves much like inflammatory bowel disease). You are in charge here. Keep a diary of you bladder symptoms (on paper) and note what worsens your symptoms. Pay attention to artificial sweeteners. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

Indwelling stent: Ureteral stent tube, between kidney & bladder commonly is cause. Stents are used with percutaneous kidney or uretoscopic lithotripsy to facilitate healing, & sometimes with extensive eswl to avoid ureteral obstruction by stone fragments (steinstrasse). Curly end of stent irritates bladder & causes spasms. ...Read more

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What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

Foreign body: Ny foreign body within a patient may cause the body to react to "remove" the problem. Can be treated with medications that relax the bladder muscles. ...Read more

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Can passing a kidney stone cause bladder spasms afterwards?

Can passing a kidney stone cause bladder spasms afterwards?

Yes: It can occasionally but if it continues consider seeing a doctor to make sure there is not an infection. ...Read more

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My question was - can coming off Flomax (tamsulosin) after the stone passes cause bladder spasming result from coming off FloMax (tamsulosin)? Stone passed - still bladder pain

My question was - can coming off Flomax (tamsulosin) after the stone passes cause bladder spasming result from coming off FloMax (tamsulosin)? Stone passed - still bladder pain

Yes, if...: If voiding symptoms are related with stones, yes, you should be able to be off Flomax (tamsulosin) - a alpha-blocker. However, few elderly men like to keep it on because they incidentally noticed Flomax (tamsulosin) help improve their already quietly impaired urine flow. For details, ask urologist for specifics and details. ...Read more

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Would mirena (levonorgestrel) cause bladder spasms. I had a uretoscopy two weeks ago & have had incontinence and spasms ever since. Urologist is stumped. 35..No kids?

Would mirena (levonorgestrel) cause bladder spasms. I had a uretoscopy two weeks ago & have had incontinence and spasms ever since. Urologist is stumped. 35..No kids?

Bladder spasms: Unlikely that Mirena (levonorgestrel) has anything to do with bladder/ureteral spasms. I would be more interested in why you had the cystoscopy and ureteroscopy. That procedure alone can cause post-procedure bladder and ureteral irritability. ...Read more

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Does dehydration cause painfull bladder spasm?

Can cause stomach: Or muscle cramping. Sometimes urine can become so concentrated that it is irritating to the bladder. In any case drink plenty of fluids and it should resolve. ...Read more

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Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Here are some ...: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. ...Read more

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Can Replens cause cystitis-type symptoms or bladder spasms ( urine culture is negative)?

Can Replens cause cystitis-type symptoms or bladder spasms ( urine culture is negative)?

Here are some ...: Disregarding the wonderful side effect profile of a drug, you should stop using Replens now; then, wait and see if the described symptoms are tolerable to you and you're getting better slowly but surely day by day. If not resolved as wished and expected, see Doc timely for evaluation, confirmation, and counseling for the future. ...Read more