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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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What causes rid of a bladder infection?

What causes rid of a bladder infection?

Script antitibiotics: From your dr. In meantime drink lots of water & urinate every 1 - 2 hours during the day & once or twice at night. ...Read more

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Can rough sex cause a bladder infection?

Can rough sex cause a bladder infection?

Intercourse whether: Rogh or not can push vaginal bacteria up heh urethra and cause uti, u want to urinate right after intercourse to try to flush any bacteria out of the urethra and sex does not have to be rough to be enjoyable. ...Read more

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Can it be that a bladder infection cause lower right side pain?

Can it be that a bladder infection cause lower right side pain?

Pain in lower middle: Usually bladder infection will cause pain during urination associated with frequency of urination, urgency and sometimes blood in urine.It can cause pain or discomfort in middle of lower abdomen and rarely may cause some discomfort or pain on right side especially if the infection is also in the kidneys/ureters. ...Read more

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What causes bladder infection in a women? She is in pain in her bladder & back

What causes bladder infection in a women? She is in pain in her bladder & back

Most : Most bladder infections are caused by bacteria from the genital/anal area that get into the urethra and then the bladder. The most common reasons for a woman to develop an infection are: - poor hygiene: you always want to wipe "front to back" to avoid rubbing fecal bacteria over your vaginal and urethral areas - sexual activity: the act of sex can push bacteria into the urethra - you can avoid this by always peeing right after sex to flush it out - bad luck if you suspect a urinary tract/ bladder infection, you should call your doctor to be seen. Your doctor may want to check a urine sample to see if you are infected and what kind of bacteria has caused it. This can help the doctor know which antibiotic will work best for you. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a bladder infection cause some mental issues for 4 year old?

UTI: It depends on the maturity of the child. Sometimes it does not bother the 4 year old or it can cause phobia to future sickness. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Bladder Infection (Definition)

Cystitis is a condition where there is an inflammation or infection of the bladder. It is commonly caused by a urinary tract infection, and is often associated with pain during urination or sexual intercourse, ...Read more