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Could bladder training actually work?

Could bladder training actually work?

Yes it can: Biofeedback, when indicated works for some, provided they are old or mature enough to follow instructions. I do not believe infants can be bladder trained. They train themselves. The concept of infants learning to relax they pelvic floor and external urethral sphincteric muscles ; at same time increasing intra-abdominal pressure is ridiculous. Fortunately most kids work it out for themselves. ...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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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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I have tried bladder training exercises and several meds-even the over active bladder patch. Is there anything I can do to prevent having accidents?

I have tried bladder training exercises and several meds-even the over active bladder patch. Is there anything I can do to prevent having accidents?

Here are some...: Remember: Mental & physical adoption & adaption for healthy lifestyle should be foundation of healthy care and precede drugs & surgery as needed. So, do: Refrain from coffee, caffeine-related drinks, spicy / acidic foods, smoking, alcohol, etc.; pee timely; moderate fluid consumption;. .. ...Read more

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Can a tight bladder neck go back to normal on med and bladder training like my doc said? Or will I have until need surgery? He said try train bladder

Can a tight bladder neck go back to normal on med and bladder training like my doc said? Or will I have until need surgery? He said try train bladder

Hormonal: Urinary/bladder problems in females is often due to a hormone problem. Get your estradiol, progesterone, LH, FSH, TSH, FT4, FT3, thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin Ab tested on day 21 of your cycle. Treat any abnormalities found and see if this helps over 3-6 months. ...Read more

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25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence. Done kegals and bladder training. Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence. Done kegals and bladder training. Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

See your doctor!: Lots of new and exciting treatments now are available for different types of incontinence -- outpatient, one-stitch sling procedures to cure stress (cough, sneeze) incontinence; new, effective medications with fewer side effects to treat oab (over-active bladder); and newer, more accurate, in-office testing to confirm the diagnosis and the right treatments. ...Read more

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What's bladder retraining?

What's bladder retraining?

BLADDER RETRAINING: Mostly includes timed voiding every 1-2 hrs, kegel excersizes and at times includes intermittant catheterization to gey the residule urine out after voiding. ...Read more

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Training the bladder with a Foley catheter?

Need more Info: At your age its difficult to comprehend your question. Foley catheters are a major cause of bladder and kidney infections. Be careful. ...Read more

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Q1: Does weight lifting and heavy training help in reducing uric acid? Q2: Is there a correlation between overactive-bladder and high uric acid?

Q1: Does weight lifting and heavy training help in reducing uric acid? Q2: Is there a correlation between overactive-bladder and high uric acid?

Uric acid: Weight lifting does not have any direct significant influence on Uric acid level. No correlation between overactive bladder and Uric acid level. ...Read more

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1.Can functionality of bladder return after inability to empty bladder completely? 2.Does clamping Foley help to retrain bladder?

1.Can functionality of bladder return after inability to empty bladder completely? 2.Does clamping Foley help to retrain bladder?

Possibly.: Whether bladder function can improve or not depends on the reason for the loss of function, the severity, and duration. See your urologist or a specialist in voiding dysfunction. The strategies that tend to work best involve clean intermittent catheterization, where your progress in emptying the bladder can be tracked. But ultimately, the plan should be developed based on your clinical situation. ...Read more

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How long do you clamp a Foley to bladder train?

How long do you clamp a Foley to bladder train?

As needed.: You need to fill bladder to get optimal contraction. It depends on fluid intake and severity. Obviously these times differ between patients, so no specific time can be given! ...Read more

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How to bladder train with a Foley cath on a male?

How to bladder train with a Foley cath on a male?

Urinary retention: There are a number of approaches to bladder conditioning but there are condition such as atonic bladder that will not respond. The question has to be why catheter to begin with. Prostate disease, medication, comobidities neurologic disease, diabetes. Establish cause and then focus on treatment. ...Read more

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How to check bladder problem?

Talk to your doc.: There are many tools for investigating bladder problems, but like anything in medicine you need to talk to the doctor so that they may be selected and applied in the right sequence to make you better. ...Read more

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Can you have your bladder removed?

Can you have your bladder removed?

Yes but. . .: Why? Talk to your doc about what's going on in your life that would make you ask this question. Yes, the bladder can be removed, but usually only when someone has extensive bladder cancer. Frequent urinary tract infections are not enough reason for surgery. Nor urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control). You mentioned constipation which can sometimes aggravate/cause incontinence. Fix that 1st. ...Read more

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What can cause a incontanant bladder?

What can cause a incontanant bladder?

Doctor can determine: Urinary incontinence isn't a disease, it's a symptom. It can be caused by everyday habits, underlying medical conditions or physical problems. A thorough evaluation by your doctor can help determine what's behind your incontinence. ...Read more

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Could bladder slings become dangerous?

Could bladder slings become dangerous?

Yes: If they erode into bladder or urethra or become infected. ...Read more

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What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

It means. .: It usually means its normal. It also means the organ, in this case the bladder, is unremarkable as visualized on the specific modality under question. It also means the interpreting radiologist didn't see anything abnormal for him or her to comment on. Its usually a good thing. ...Read more

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Bladder signal or jumpy uerthral nerve?

?: I don't think any doctor here is going to be able to figure out what you're asking. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a tilted bladder?

There is no: Reason to be worried about the angle of the bladder. Symptoms or problems with bladder control like leakage or frequency can sometimes be related to poor support of the bladder or urethra or can occur with totally normal anatomy. You should have a gyn evaluate you. ...Read more

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Are there exercises to increase bladder sizes?

Are there exercises to increase bladder sizes?

Yes, but...: Periodic holding of urine can help train the bladder to hold a larger volume of urine before severe urgency occurs. However, this is not generally recommended since overstretching of the bladder can lead to compromised function. If you are bothered by how often you urinate, see your physician for evaluation. Urinary frequency is not always caused by a "small bladder". ...Read more

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How would I know if I have a displaced bladder?

Pelvic exam.: A urologist or gynecologist could perform a pelvic exam to make the clinical diagnosis of a cystocele. Further testing could include a cystogram or vcug. ...Read more

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What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

Possible obstruction: The bladder wall becomes thickened if it is working against resistance, such as scar tissue or narrowing of the urine channel, or in some neurological diseases. Bladder thickness is variable and it is sometimes not a problem. It can also be a tumor, but that is rare. Get a copy of the x-ray or ultrasound report that made the diagnosis and show it to your doctor or to a urologist. ...Read more

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Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Bladder Wall: This is usually a term noted on ultrasound or ct scan reports. It usually indicates an under distended bladder, UTI or bladder outlet obstruction, most commonly bph. Very occaasionally in the right clinical setting there my be a concern about bladder cancer. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bladder?

What is the definition or description of: bladder?

Urine storage & void: 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 is called the detrusor. ...Read more

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I just found out my boyfriend had bladder issues. What exactly is that like? What happens exactly?

I just found out my boyfriend had bladder issues. What exactly is that like? What happens exactly?

Best to ask him: Bladder issues could include infections, interstitial cystitis, wetiing problems by night &/or day, congenital problems like bladder reflux, bladder diverticulum, bladder exstrophy, urethral valves or urethral stricture, bladder tumor, neurogenic bladder, retrograde ejaculation, he can tell you what happens to him, i.E infections, wetting etc. ...Read more

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What is a “lazy bladder? ”

Neurogenic bladder: "lazy bladder" is just a simple way to explain "neurogenic bladder". When the muscle of the bladder does not contract the way it should it will retain urine. Common in paralyzed patients or in peripheral neuropathies, diseases of the lower spine, neurological disorders, after stroke etc. ...Read more

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How large is the bladder?

How large is the bladder?

It depends,: The bladder collapses and distends based on the amount of urine in it. ...Read more