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C Section On Overactive Bladder Problems
Can a lumbar puncture cause detrusor damage (underactive) to the bladder? Person in question has no history of bladder problems just came out of hospital with bladder problem, catheterized for life!
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
Not related...: Dyssynergia between urinary sphincter & detrusor is the incoordinating matter of nerve-muscle response, which can be demonstrated by the combined cystometrogram & electromyography of urinary sphincter. Please ask your existing urologist who know more about your individual situation than anyone online. In fact, more online aimless inquiry will surely generate more unwanted confusion, anxiety, & fear ...Read more
Told bladder tac is pushing into vagina. Pain,bloody urine,loss of bladder control. Best advice/procedure to fix?
Specialist: I recommend that both a gynecological surgeon and a urologist who specializes in urinary incontinence and bladder disorders examine,evaluate and advise you on the structural diagnoses causing your symptoms and on what the various treatment options you have. The occurrence of bloody urine makes thorough urologic evaluation mandatory as it isn't necessarily explained by pelvic floor insufficiency. ...Read more
At hyster dr. Found bladder to be scarred & bleed easily. Why? Pain on voiding since surgery when bladder nicked. Related? Cause for concern?
Can lipotropic injections cause problems with gall bladder (with no prior history of gall bladder problems)?
Unlikely: "lipotropic injections" are touted to enhance fat metabolism. The principal agent used is vitamin b12. If there is truly any effect, it would actually be to decrease the risk of gallstone formation, rather than causing problems. The principal risk group for gallstones are being female, fertile and overweight. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
4 year strong pain after sex, bloated symptoms of uti/kidney infection. No abnormalities on tests+scans on bladderkidneys, uterus, urine? Is endometrios?
See answer: 4 year hx of symptoms indicative of a chronic problem. Possibilities include: endometriosis, chronic pid, uterine abnormality, or very likely a chronic "pain syndrome" such as interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (urinary urgency, frequency, bladder discomfort) or chronic pelvic pain syndrome which can be a symptom of another disease, or it can be a condition in its own right. ...Read more
Incontinence: Spinal fusion surgery is often performed in the lumbosacral spine. The nerves that supply the bladder and the sphincter muscle at the base of the bladder travel through the lumbosacral spine. It is possible for there to be some transient effect on continence after fusion surgery. It is also possible for scar tissue called arachnoiditis to develop later around the s2 (racepinephrine) and s3 nerve roots also. ...Read more
1st csection 4wks ago I've read what issues Csec cause numbness scar tissue adhesions hernias intestinal issues ect do all women have these problems?
Not all women: Those are potential negative consequences as a result of a c/s, but most women do not experience any of these issues. Numbness at the site of the scar is probably more common than the other things listed, which are rare. If you are concerned about anything, call and see your OBGYN. ...Read more
Yes: Bladder cancer can easily be missed on sonogram of the bladder and kidneys, especially if the tumor is small or flat. The definitive test for diagnosis is a cystoscopy where a small telescope is placed into the bladder to visualize the lining of the bladder. At the same time, a biopsy is taken to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Having a bladder biopsy may cause temporary urinary symptoms with voiding due to bladder irritability from the biopsy itself. As the bladder heals from the biopsy, these symptoms resolve and urinary function will return to normal. Symptoms usually include burning with urination, urinary frequency, and suprapubic pressure. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How can a doctor tell whether urinary urgency/slight incontinence , is from kidney stones or weak pelvic muscles versus my cervical spine issues?
Here are some ...: The combination of professional education, training, and practice enables Doc to discern what a clinical condition may and decide what studies may be required to confirm Dx and propose Rx/care. Are Doc right all the time? No, but right most of times. To help Doc & self, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of Sx over time to Doc for analysis + exam + tests ...Read more
Have had bladder problems for over 3 years, frequent urination b4 bed. Had MRI and got bulged disc can that cause bladder problems ?
NO!: In your history you really give 4 issues. 1. Bladder irritation, sleep issues, anxiety/worry related to these issues and long term unresolved medical problem. Study janet travell, md a pain pioneer concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the muscles. The pyramidalis and pelvic floor muscles may be the cause. Wellness, trigger point release. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
L5-s1 disk herniated and cauda equina , did surgery 4 months before.My bladder not empties , urodynamic showed bladder structure is good.?
Check residual: See your urologist to do what is called a post void residual which checks to see that after you urinate that if there is any ursine that is truly remaining in your bladder or you are just feeling that symptom. Discuss also with your spine surgeon and possibly get repeat lumbar spine MRI with contrast to assess that region. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctor, 22 yrs, Gall bladder polyp. (Gall bladder is normal in contours. A 5mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder means?
Gallbladder polyp: Polyps of the gallbladder are typically incidental findings detected during radiologic imaging of the abdomen. They are usually harmless. The recommendation for 5mm polyp would be to repeat the Ultrasound in 12 mo to re-check the size. If not changing, no need to worry. ...Read more
What can cause pressure/cramping in pelvic area especially after eating? Gi problems, kidney stones, fibroids, endometriosis or herniated discs
I have a deformed right kidney,and hyperactive-low capacity bladder. Could my kidney affect my bladder later on? Or cause problems of its own?
Not likely: Predicting the future is hazardous, but if things are working fine now they are likely to remain stable forever. I say this with very little information about your exact situation, so ask your doctor. ...Read more
40yo endo, pcos, ulcerative c. childbirth via c-section, 2 surgeries to remove endo from rectus muscle. Many meds over 15y. Hysterectomy pro and con?
Complicated Surgery: Your history of surgeries makes me worry that another surgery for you might be difficult if you have a physical exam that shows a uterus that's fairly stuck in the pelvis. If you haven't tried medical methods of care for endometriosis, I would do that first. Consider continuous pills, Depo, Lupron, (leuprolide) etc. ...Read more
Radical resection of stage IV endometriosis [pelvis, intestines, bowel] in sept 2013. Symptoms recurring with addition of full on back spasms-related?
Pelvic muscle spasm: In St 4 endometriosis, complete resection of every last implant or area of endometriosis is sometimes difficult and a second laparoscopy after complete healing will allow visualization of those areas that were missed on the first extensive surgery. As well, it is important to evaluate the pelvic floor muscles as these can be in spasm and cause continued pelvic pain and back pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more
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