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Doctor insights on: Bladder Training Procedure

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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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Can you tell me about a mitrofanoff bladder reconstruction procedure?

Can you tell me about a mitrofanoff bladder reconstruction procedure?

Here are some ...: Mitrofanoff bladder reconstraction procedure is also called appendicpvesicostomy as first described by Dr. Paul Mitrofanoff, and typically performed for totally dysfunctionalized lower urinary tract (bladder/urethra) but taking down cecum & appendix to create a urinary storage pouch with the appendix usually out of the umbilicus for clean intermittent self-catheterization by the motivated patients ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having a mitrofanoff bladder reconstruction procedure?

Self catheterization: Mitrofanoff procedure consists of disconnecting appendix from the cecum & inserting between umbilicus & bladder. Used for clean intermittent bladder catheterization thru abdominal wall & bypasses the urethra. Primarily used for patients with neurogenic bladders who are unable to urinate normally. Very good for wheel chair patients, can be done in chair, avoids need to undress or females 2 lie down ...Read more

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Is there any surgical procedure to treat distended bladder and bladder not emptying problems?

Is there any surgical procedure to treat distended bladder and bladder not emptying problems?

Need attention: It depends on the cause. Like in older men with enlarge prostate (bph), then surgery is an option, but if it is due to spinal cord damage (neurogenic bladder) I do not think that if surgery is an option. Talk to a urologist. ...Read more

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What is procedure for removing a lesion on the bladder and how do you take a biopsy of the lesion?

Cystoscopy: A tube passed through the urethra into the bladder is the usual way to inspect and remove lesions in the bladder. ...Read more