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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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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Increased : Increased bruising as you age can be a common problem. It is due to thinning skin and aging blood vessels and usually does not require treatment. Occasionally it can be a sign of an underlying disorder. Reasons to see your doctor are: - if you are not elderly - if your bruising seems to be worsening - if your bruises are large, painful, or seem to appear without cause - if you are bleeding from other areas such as your gums, nose, or gut - if you just started a new medication since many such as Plavix (clopidogrel) or Aspirin can increase bruising - if you have a fever and are feeling ill good luck! ...Read more

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I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma. I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma.  I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

Probably not: Your gall bladder in in the right upper quadrant. You should be seen to determine if it is anything serious. ...Read more

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I had my gall bladder removed laprascopically last Tuesday. I'm not in pain but have some bruising below my belly button. Is this normal?

I had my gall bladder removed laprascopically last Tuesday.  I'm not in pain but have some bruising below my belly button.  Is this normal?

Yes, the incisions R: stab wounds actually, & as 1 would expect there 2 B some bleeding from them. This causes the discoloration & may change many colors as the blood is broken down & absorbed by the body. ...Read more

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My xiphoid process is very tender to the touch. Been that way for a year or so. There has been no impact, gal bladder or any other issues! Whats wrong?

My xiphoid process is very tender to the touch. Been that way for a year or so. There has been no impact, gal bladder or any other issues! Whats wrong?

Costochondritis?: Could just be an inflammatory process of unknown cause that is responsible for your symptoms. Ask your doctor if a course of anti-inflammatory medication is appropriate. It doesn't sound dangerous. Also, make sure to get a good physical exam from your doctor as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Yesterday got sharp pains lower left ab with full bladder. Emptied, pain gone. Today, very tender same area. Not a cyst, etc. Had hyst/bso 4 yrs ago. ?

Yesterday got sharp pains lower left ab with full bladder. Emptied, pain gone. Today, very tender same area. Not a cyst, etc. Had hyst/bso 4 yrs ago. ?

Retaining urine: results in stretching of the bladder and compression of surrounding tissues. This commonly causes pain that is relieved by emptying the bladder. It is not unusual for there to be some tenderness of the area later due to inflammation. Try to avoid retaining urine which increases the risk of infections and can cause more serious problems. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more