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I had a hysterectomy 21 years ago and am now having bladder thickening and massive pain and 3 to 4 uti a year plus incontinence ?

I had a hysterectomy 21 years ago and am now  having bladder thickening and massive pain and 3 to 4 uti  a year plus incontinence
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Question?: If you are asking whether the hysterectomy caused these changes the answer is that it is unlikely. Without, however, knowing exactly what is going on clinically it is impossible to say what the cause or approach to therapy should be. A good urologist would be able to help answer any of these questions. ...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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What shoud i eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

What shoud i eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

Not related: Have a healthy diet just like everyone should. Might be worthwhile avoiding caffeine + fruit & juices such as oj which acidify urine all of which may irritate your bladder. ...Read more

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Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help. ?

Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help.  ?

You need to tell us : Why did you have to checked in the first place. In other words do you any specific reasons/symptoms that you had your bladder checked? Is this your urinary bladder or gall bladder? Once we know about the above issues and also how did they check the thickness? Was it with ultrasound or ct scan or some other test. Give us the detailed history before we can guide you further. ...Read more

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What causes bladder wall thickening and how to treat it?

What causes bladder wall thickening and how to treat it?

Bladder wall: thickening can be caused by a wide variety of entities, including inflammatory and infectious processes, malignancies, infiltrative processes, and functional disturbances. So, diagnosis and treatment of the underlying cause is necessary, not treatment of the bladder wall thickening itself. ...Read more

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I am now told the walls of gall bladder are thickening.Is this serious to have it removed.

I am now told the walls of gall bladder are thickening.Is this serious to have it removed.

Gallbladder: Thickening of the wall of the gallbladder may represent irritation or inflammation from gallstones. Sometimes this can also indicate a recent actue painful attack from gallstones. If you are having symptoms from gallstones then yes it is time to strongly consider laparoscopic gallbladder surgery to remove the problem. ...Read more

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What is mean by Bladder wall thickened? What its complication and Treatment?

What is mean by Bladder wall thickened? What its complication and Treatment?

Thick bladder wall. : A thickened bladder wall is precisely as named - the wall of the bladder is thicker than it should be, either in specific areas or throughout the entire bladder. There are several causes for this, some bad and some not. Typically this would be investigated by urinalysis, ultrasound, CT scan and cystoscopy with biopsy. ...Read more

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With a psa of 13 and the wall of the bladder shows thickening was does that mean?

With a psa of 13 and the wall of the bladder shows thickening was does that mean?

Here are some...: What is your age? In general, >4ng/ml is considered to be high. To sort out the conflicting and confusing info on PSA & its use in its 46-yr life, please peruse articles in PSA/its Use & Prostate Cancer/ its care in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. For bladder wall thickening, it suggests you might have long-term bladder outlet obstruction leading to bladder high-pressure work.... ...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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What does incidental mean on CT scan for bladder wall thickening?

What does incidental mean on CT scan for bladder wall thickening?

Not significant: The bladder was probably only partially filled and so the bladder wall looked a little thick. The radiologist didn't feel the finding was indicative of a real problem. ...Read more

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Does gall bladder inflammation appear to be the same thing as gall bladder wall thickening on an ultrasound? Or are they completely different?

Does gall bladder inflammation appear to be the same thing as gall bladder wall thickening on an ultrasound?  Or are they completely different?

Gallbladder: Thickening can be the result of a process, indicating likely long term intermittent inflammation/pathology including gallstones, abnormal gallbladder contraction,pancreatitis, right heart failure,hepatitis . Inflammation is an acute process that needs to be immediately addressed, usually caused by gallstones or abnormal gallbladder contraction. ...Read more

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Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

What's the question?: You say what was prescribed and why, but you did not ask a question. Please ask again and tell us what you want to know about this. There is a 150 character limit, so keep it brief, but as complete as possible. ...Read more

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My urethra has narrowed at the tip of my penis and caused my bladder to thicken to 5mm, im also retaining urine. Ater treatment will it be normal.

Bladder hypertrophy: your bladder hypertrophic changes probably will not revert back. But by removing the obstruction to flow your condition hopefully will not get worse and infact improve significantly. ...Read more

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39 yo male. Pain in the lower left quadrant of abdomen for 2 years. Ct scan unremarkable except shows bladder wall thickening. Could this be cause?

39 yo male. Pain in the lower left quadrant of abdomen for 2 years. Ct scan unremarkable except shows bladder wall thickening.  Could this be cause?

Depends: Focal bladder wall thickening or inflammation is not normal. If the bladder is not full, the wall will frequently look mildly diffusely thickened which is a normal finding. You should have your doctor review this with the radiologist. ...Read more

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Urinalysis clear, urine culture clear, ultrasound of bladder shows bladder wall thickening. is it infection or something else? Suffering from 6 years.

More information: Not enough information to give precise advice. Difficulty emptying bladder and thickening of bladder wall is consistent with a neurogenic bladder. What are your symptoms? What has your Urologist told you he believes the diagnosis is? You may want to get a second opinion. You can arrange a consultation on Health Tap. You would want copies of your studies to upload, along with your medical history ...Read more

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32 yr old male with UTI from e coli. What could cause this? Was at a water park recently. Ct scan good. Showed mild bladder wall thickening.

32 yr old male with UTI from e coli.  What could cause this?  Was at a water park recently.   Ct scan good.  Showed mild bladder wall thickening.

Not from water park.: It is extremely unlikely that you would receive any innoculation of bacteria from exposure in a water park that could traverse your (male) urethra to cause an infection. Without a stone, I would suggest that you were likely dehydrated. Have you had any infections before? You may need to be evaluated for subclinical prostatitis that could manifest as bladder outlet obstruction/bladder thickening. ...Read more

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A recent CT scan revealed bladder wall thickening, and my last two urine cultures showed "moderate" and "heavy" blood. What could this mean?

A recent CT scan revealed bladder wall thickening, and my last two urine cultures showed "moderate" and "heavy" blood.  What could this mean?

See a urologist: There are many possibilities, but a few potentially bad ones need to be ruled-out. Somebody your age with bladder wall thickening and blood in their urine should have this worked up by a urologist. ...Read more

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Causes of gross hematuria with no pain, bladder wall thickening on CT & inability to urinate?

Here are ...: You need cystoscopy to confirm if you have bladder tumor and bladder outlet blockage by prostate enlargement by BPH or prostate cancer or both. Detailed Hx plus cysto... are the must step to take. Please don't delay for not hurting. ...Read more

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Ct scan.Minimal air trappin at lung bases.mild pectus enteric assessment.Bladder wall thickening.L.ovarian functional cyct 3.4 .plz Explaination drs.

Nothing acute : Air trapping indicates something like asthma or COPD. Pectus implies a curve in sternum or breast bone. Bladder wall thickness may be due to partially distended. Small ovarian cyst normal for women your age. Enteric assessment evaluate stomach. Should talk to your doctor ...Read more