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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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Is it possible to experience bladder trauma after intercourse with a well-endowed man? I'm being treated for UTI and bladder spasms

Is it possible to experience bladder trauma after intercourse with a well-endowed man? I'm being treated for UTI and bladder spasms

Unlikely: On the other hand, women often develop bladder infection after engaging in sexual intercourse, probably as a result of the urethra being bruised during intercourse. May be due to the movements during sex which may push bacteria up into your bladder. To reduce the chance of cystitis developing after sex: Empty your bladder as soon as poosible after sex, avid vaginal dryness by using a lubricant. ...Read more

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My Bladder Is Enlarged Now And Being Overworked, As Well As Having UTI'S Bladder Spasms After My Bladder Sling Surgery In 2013 Why Is This?

My Bladder Is Enlarged Now And Being Overworked, As Well As Having UTI'S Bladder Spasms After My Bladder Sling Surgery In 2013 Why Is This?

Many possibilities.: Some women have complications related to their sling. Difficulty urinating and recurrent UTIs can both occur. Some women also have pelvic pain and pain with intercourse. Hope this helps. For more information consider an inbox consult. ...Read more

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Held my pee 5 hours at work. After I went I had bladder spasms for two weeks. Doctor found no uti. Spasms are gone. But it takes awhile to start peein?

Held my pee 5 hours at work. After I went I had bladder spasms for two weeks. Doctor found no uti. Spasms are gone. But it takes awhile to start peein?

Urologist: Problems initiating the urinary stream may be caused by obstruction in the outlet of the bladder or prostate congestion. A neurologic problem can also be a cause. A urologist is best qualified to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Still having severe bladder spasms. No UTI but completed Diflucan (fluconazole) dosage for yeast in urine. Should I seek immediate attention or wait to see reg. Dr?

Still having severe bladder spasms. No UTI but completed Diflucan (fluconazole) dosage for yeast in urine. Should I seek immediate attention or wait to see reg. Dr?

Wait: You can wait till you see doctor but call and tell the person who answers that you are uncomfortable. Most offices will "work you in" to be seen the day you call. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Daughter-16-had large stool stuck in rectum. It passed. Since then, bladder spasms, hard to start pee, weak streams, no uti. Saw Urologist. Any ideas?

Daughter-16-had large stool stuck in rectum. It passed. Since then, bladder spasms, hard to start pee, weak streams, no uti. Saw Urologist. Any ideas?

Constipation: Some say constipation is mother of many a disease! Certainly urinary symptoms due to chronic constipation are notorious. Unfortunately, there are no easy fixes without proper diagnosis and proper understanding by the patient and in cases of younger ones like your daughter, their immediate caregivers. Her doctor should cleanse her colon with laxatives and follow up in 2-3 wks for any need for ref. ...Read more

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I keep peeing and feeling like I have to pee right when I'm done peeing. Can it be from kidney stones or BV infection. Feels like bladder spasms. No uti?

I keep peeing and feeling like I have to pee right when I'm done peeing. Can it be from kidney stones or BV infection. Feels like bladder spasms. No uti?

Please see your gyn: Or go to urgent clinic the most common cause is a urinary tract infection, if that is not the case there are other urethral and bladder conditions like interstitial cystitis and others that a urologist can diagnose. ...Read more

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Could bladder training cause uti?

Could bladder training cause uti?

I believe so: Little children don't understand need to relax pelvic floor muscles or urinary sphincer to urinate. Parents may suggest that child pushes urine out squeezes abdomen. Either way child will then contract pelvic floor musles whilst trying to push urine out. This leads to poor bladder emptying ; utis. My advice is give access to potty ; tell child to make shhhh. Child will then try to duplicate sound. ...Read more

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What can I do about my bladder / UTI problems?

What can I do about my bladder / UTI problems?

Cranberry: Studies show that taking cranberry tablets or cranberry juice can reduce the risk of utis. Drinking lots of fluids and emptying your bladder before and after intercourse may help, too. If you have 3 utis in a year, your doctor may recommend taking a low dose of antibiotic when you have intercourse. ...Read more

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I'm tired of recurring bladder/uti problems. What can I do?

I'm tired of recurring bladder/uti problems. What can I do?

Urologist: In general, I would recommend seeing a urologist for evaluation, examination and possible cystoscopy to identify the cause of the recurring infections and to develope a strategy for prevention. ...Read more

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Can having a UTI for four weeks cause damage to the bladder?

Can having a UTI for four weeks cause damage to the bladder?

Probably not: Should not affect the bladder muscle, so that future function should not be impaired unless u r a diabetic. Unless u develop cystitis cystica, consisting of numerous tiny inflammatory cysts (like microscopic pimples) of bladder wall which would make you prone to recurrent utis until it clears up. Or rare possible cause of interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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Pressure in bladder when lying down like a UTI feeling but not?

Pressure in bladder when lying down like a UTI feeling but not?

Here are some. ..: "Bladder pressure" needs more info to identify what is the culprit of such feeling. How? Not that difficult. So, collect & bring the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of the symptom & its potentially related symptoms such as any lower backache, any foods indigestion, any GI-symptoms, any genital symptoms, etc. Over time to Doc for analysis... ...Read more

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Pressure and discomfort in bladder but noburning can this be a uti?

Possibly: Uti's can present in different ways. Not everyone has burning. Bladder pain or pressure, urinary frequency or urgency, cloudy urine, foul odor, or blood in the urine can all be signs of a uti. See your doctor for a urine test to be sure. ...Read more

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I have trouble emptying my bladder in one sitting. Not uti. How do I empty my bladder in one sitting?

Incomplete voiding: At 19 yrs of age, emptying your bladder shouldn't be something you have to work at. I would suggest you be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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55 year old female, no uti, can only hold 1/4 cup of urine in bladder for about a year. What test should be ordered?

55 year old female, no uti, can only hold 1/4 cup of urine in bladder for about a year. What test should be ordered?

Urge incontinence: It sounds like symptoms of urge incontinence. This is caused when the bladder is "overactive" or "irritable" and wants to empty as soon as any urine collects. A gynecologist or a urologist can evaluate to find out exactly what is happening and together plan out a treatment strategy, which may involve medication and/or surgery. The doctor can check for other problems too. ...Read more

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Does it make my UTI worse if I often press down quite hard on my bladder to check if my bladder is empty? Or hurt my bladder to do this?

Emptying bladder: U, as an adult, can't empty your bladder by exerting external pressure on your abdominal wall though you might encourage some extra urine flow. You could get some catheters and self catherterize yourself if you think it is truly necessary to empty your bladder. ...Read more

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I get uti frequently then I went for sistogram and procedures they rinse my bladder and it was all over and done. 2 years later its start now again?

I get uti frequently then I went for sistogram and procedures they rinse my bladder and it was all over and done. 2 years later its start now again?

Time changes things: Your anatomy does change with time- that's what aging does to you (even after 2 years). Therefore, you may need to undergo tje same process. However, you may have a UTI for other reasons- that's why it is important to see your doctor for a clinical re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Possible but rare: Rarely, chronic inflammatory conditions of the bladder including chronic infections or chronic catheterization can lead to bladder cancer. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Not if well treated: If you are still having symptoms check with the md who treated the infection and have a urine sample sent to the lab for a culture and sensitivity to see if the previous antibiotic completely treated the infection. If not, bacterial resistance to the antibiotic requires a different treatment medication. ...Read more

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I'm having a real intense pain after I empty my bladder is it a UTI?

Possibly: Sounds very suspicious for a urinary infection. You should get evaluated to be sure so that appropriate treatment can be started. ...Read more

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What is best to maintain good bladder health to prevent recurring uti?

What is best to maintain good bladder health to prevent recurring uti?

Work up first: If you are prone to uti's, then you may need to have a good work up to rule out any anatomical problems that predispose you to having one. If that's rule out and you are sexually active, make sure you void after sex. Also, you want to keep yourself hydrated, so your urine will be less concentrated and therefore will not be retained in the bladder for very long. Using acid rich juices may help. ...Read more

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Overactive bladder in teen for 4 years is this norm no UTI and no diabetes?

Not normal: I'm not sure what you mean by "overactive" bladder. Are you urinating frequently, including at night, do you have urgency (i have to pee right now feeling), do you have any leaking with stress or exercise. All of these things could mean different causes. You can do exercises to increase you bladder capacity - talk to doc about what these are. Also, make sure you fully empty your bladder urinating. ...Read more

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Besides a UTI what can cause burning at about the moment my bladder is empty?

Depends: Where does the burning occur? If it is at the very outside, around your labia, it could be due to yeast, an infection, or irritation from a soap, perfume, detergent, fabric softener, etc. It may still be a uti though so you need to get checked for that and treated. There are other causes, but you can't provide enough history in the space given to help sort it out. See a doc. If fever, worse; ER ...Read more

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How effective is Gemifloxacin 320mg for treating bladder wall thickening and UTI?

Will treat UTI: Gemifloxacin will treat an active urinary infection but will have no direct effect upon bladder wall thickening. Bladder wall thickening needs a followup with a urologist to do serial ultrasounds and/or a cystoscopy (scope into the bladder examination) especially if smoking or other risk factors for bladder tumors exist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about bladder/uti infections so bad that its being ruining your life?

Can you tell me about bladder/uti infections so bad that its being ruining your life?

Need urologic workup: Most common cause of utis in young women is not urinating after sex. Constipation, thong underwear, baths ; bubble bath rather than showers, not spreading thighs wide when urinating to avoid vaginal trapping of urine or? Anatomic cause. Hence urology consult. Have you tried cranberry extract as preventative (cystex or ellura) finaklly Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) prophylaxis nightly or after sex. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more