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Can A Bladder Obstruction Be Fatal If Left Unchecked
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
Can kidney stones cause a 4 year long bladder infection? Tried macrobid, ceftin, rocephin shots, & stone removal (which was nearly fatal). Now what?
Here are some ....: Most common recurrent UTIs in females involve lower urinary tract - bladder & urethra. Although infected kidney stone can pose a constant source of bacterial UTI, such situation is rare once the offending infected stone is completely removed and related pyelonephritis are successfully treated. So, for female recurrent UTIs, look into bladder emptying, urethral diverticulum, bladder stone, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How serious is an occlusion of the left circumflex artery if your heart is left-side dominant? Would an MI from that likely be fatal?
Retrograde urethrogram report. Q 3 of 3. At the bottom it reads- suggestive of bladder outlet obstruction with significant pvr. How serious is this?
PVR and BOO: This is a serious problem that needs to be evaluated by a urologist. A retrograde urethrogram is not a test you order unless there is a history of trauma to the urethra or std(gonorrhea). In a 44 year old man a urethral stricture could be the cause for the obstruction and pvr. ...Read more
Retrograde urethrogram report: q 3 of 3. Impression: suggestive of bladder outlet obstruction with significant pvr. Meaning?
Iam 49 m suffering from detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia bladder outler obstruction please is there any syrgery or medications for me please send me thedetail?
Nutritional advice: You already have a urologist. If you want to correct the cause, you must try a new diet. Read one of these books and follow the advice in it: 'eat to live'; 'the china study' or 'food for life'. The movie, "forks over knives", rentable on netflix etc; &/or websites like : drmcdougall.Com will give you lots of information. The bladder is related to your diabetes most likely. Try a new diet to fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me help: Tment options vary depending on the cause of obstruction and the overall health of the patient. Alpha-blocker drug therapy can help to relax the bladder muscles. In many cases, self-catheterization may also be required. Success rates with this type of treatment can vary. If drug therapy does not help, you may need surgery. ...Read more
My daughter has hydronephrosis. Obstruction of the bladder and ureters has been ruled out. Doc want to wait a year to see if any change is this okay?
Good to rule out obs: It is okay to do nothing and observe as the obstruction has been ruled out. However, the duration of waiting is individualized from a patient to another. I treat adults only. So, forwarded you question to pediatric urology and nephrology specialists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is tight bladder neck classed as bladder neck obstruction? i get stop start urination and swollen feeling on and off, frequent urge etc.
Here are some...: Tight bladder neck is used to describe what a urologist see on cystourethroscopy-like a tight rubber band ring, which is clinically related with diminishing urine flow so a term of bladder neck obstruction is coined. However, how these findings and description may be implied in urinary symptoms of every individuals should be correlated with urodynamic testing & clinical assessment. So, ask doctor. ...Read more
Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more
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