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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

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

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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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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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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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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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.

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