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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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Bladder spasm problems? Feels like I have to go shortly after I had to go.

Bladder spasm problems?  Feels like I have to go shortly after I had to go.

Urine needs testing: To rule out a uti. May be due to overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis if not due to UTI and u r female. Possibly due to a prostate problem if u r male. ...Read more

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Daughter age 16 has bladder spasms on and off for 2 months. Cultures/urine test are negative. Our Urologist can't figure out problem. Any ideas?

Daughter age 16 has bladder spasms on and off for 2 months. Cultures/urine test are negative. Our Urologist can't figure out problem. Any ideas?

Urinary antispasmodi: Have seen this often enough in practice. Cannot explain the reason for the urinary spasms. Since u have already made sure there is no urinary infection request him to possibly try urinary antispasmodics like oxybutynin. Of course your urologist is the one to make the final decision regarding its use. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do about bladder spasms?

Please tell me what can I do about bladder spasms?

Bladder spasms: Bladder spasms are sudden painful contractions of you bladder muscle. There are multiple factors that can cause them: dietary including spicy foods, caffeinated drinks in excess, hormonal changes, damage to the bladder nerves due to spinal injury or degenerative diseases, retention of urine due to bladder out, let obstruction. Avoid spicy foods, excess caffeine, seek a urologist help. ...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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Where can I find pain relief from bladder spasms?

Where can I find pain relief from bladder spasms?

Medications help: There are effective medications for bladder spasms - but it is important to make sure that the cause of your pain is correctly diagnosed. You should consult with your primary doctor or urologist or urogynecologist before starting any medication. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any pain relief from bladder spasms?

Can you tell me of any pain relief from bladder spasms?

One option: Is the possibility is botulinum toxin injections into the bladder. Find a urologist or an interventional physiatrist to discuss this as an option. We regularly did this for patients with spinal cord injuries and strokes. ...Read more

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Is toviaz (fesoterodine) safe to take for bladder spasms?

Is toviaz (fesoterodine)  safe to take for bladder spasms?

Toviaz (fesoterodine): Yes. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is intended for over active bladder. If you are truly having "spasms" and have not recently had a urologic procedure, you may need an evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more