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Nero found lesions on my mri. Said I probably have ms. Tomorrow I'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Nero found lesions on my mri. Said I probably have ms. Tomorrow I'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Yes but: MS can cause bladder problems:either problem with emptying (bladder muscle contracts poorly)or problem with storage (small amount of urine cause bladder to contract, so urination is frequent).Blood in urine is unrelated to MS. Wish you well.

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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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Could anxiety cause bladder problems?

Could anxiety cause bladder problems?

Sometimes: Increased urinary frequency and incontinence can sometimes occur people who are very anxious (especially if there anxiety focuses on urination). However, it is important to have medical causes ruled in or rule out before considering anxiety as the cause.

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What could cause sudden bladder problems in teenage males?

What could cause sudden bladder problems in teenage males?

More info needed: What sort of problems? Burning/discomfort when urinating? Blood in urine? Discharge? Is he sexually active? Urinary problems are uncommon in young boys & usually show up long before their teens. Please provide more info so we can provide an informed answer. Or have him see his pediatrician to discuss the matter.

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Can endometriosis cause bladder problems?

Can endometriosis cause bladder problems?

Yes: Endometriosis can get on the bladder and cause bladder pain and painful urination. Interstitial cystitis (ic) can also cause those symptoms. So sometimes it can be a little difficult to figure out. Starting with some urine testing, some blood work, maybe a cystoscopy would help to get you answers.

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Can lipotropic injections cause problems with gall bladder (with no prior history of gall bladder problems)?

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.

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What are causes of bowel and bladder problems after a complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of bowel and bladder problems after a complete hysterectomy?

More info needed: In the long run, there should be no affect on your bowel or bladder function after hysterectomy. There are risks of surgery to both those organ systems, but those problems would arise promptly after surgery.

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Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. She has gal bladder problems I think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. She has gal bladder problems I think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Pain on the left rib: Region is likely not related to the gall bladder b/c the gall bladder is located underneath the lower Rt. Rib cage. Gall stones are very common and inflammation of the gall bladder can be aggravated by eating fatty foods. Avoiding fatty foods helps to reduce the frequency of gall bladder attacks. However, if the pain is on her left side, it is not likely gall bladder. If it persists, see doc.

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Can groin hernias cause bowel and bladder problems?

Can groin hernias cause bowel and bladder problems?

Yes: An inguinal hernia is a hole in the muscle layers of the abdominal wall which allows a sac of the abdominal lining to come through it. That sac is open at the base and will, sometimes, allow bowel or fatty tissue or bladder to enter the sac and become irritated, stuck or in worst case injured and gangrenous. Symptoms can vary based on what is in the sac and how badly trapped and irritated it is.

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Have had bladder problems for over 3 years, frequent urination b4 bed. Had MRI and got bulged disc can that cause bladder problems?

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.

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Can hormonal changes cause backache bladder problems weepiness and tiredness?

Can hormonal changes cause backache bladder problems weepiness and tiredness?

Hormonal symptoms: Yes they can and they do so very frequently. If you do get hormonal therapy be sure that only bio-identical hormones are used.

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Likely causes for severe middle back pain that's neg. On scans and not responsive to PT, TENS, or injections? Also leg numbness and bladder problems.

Likely causes for severe middle back pain that's neg. On scans and not responsive to PT, TENS, or injections? Also leg numbness and bladder problems.

Varies: Presumably you have had a negative MRI of the thoracic spine, which is good at ruling out major structural causes there. Other possibilities include vascular causes, non spinal neurological conditions, and involvement of other areas of the central nervous system. Consider seeing a neurologist if you have not seen one.

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Can cervical radiculopathy and intervertebral disc disorder with myelopathy, cervical region cause bladder problems? "

Can cervical radiculopathy and intervertebral disc disorder with myelopathy, cervical region cause bladder problems? "

Yes, it can: Based on the information provided -- intervertebral disc disorder with myelopathy in the cervical region can cause bladder dysfunction as the spinal cord is compressed by the disc.

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What type of allergies cause skin itching and bladder problems? Can't see an allergist because I have to take antihistamine to curb symptoms

What type of allergies cause skin itching and bladder problems? Can't see an allergist because I have to take antihistamine to curb symptoms

U can still see: An allergist while on antihistamine, skin testing isn't indicated in every case. While I can't see any relation of skin itching and bladder problems, the bladder problem can be a side effect to using an antihistamine. Good history and physical exam are needed for good management of your case, best wishes

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Had excruciating pelvic pain so bad that it caused vomiting. Worst pain I've ever felt. No cysts, bladder problems, etc. Not pregnant. Other causes?

Had excruciating pelvic pain so bad that it caused vomiting. Worst pain I've ever felt. No cysts, bladder problems, etc. Not pregnant. Other causes?

See answer: Most common causes of acute, severe and potentially self-limiting pelvic pain in a young female would be kidney/ureteral stone, ovarian cyst rupture, ovulation pain (mittelschmerz), constipation-related bowel spasm. Endometriosis, pid, appendicitis less likely possibilities of acute, excruciating pain and usually have other associated symptoms. If symptoms persist or recur, md evaluation required.

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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!

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!

Unlikely butpossible: Although the risks of a lumbar puncture are very small they exist nevertheless. This includes possible permanent nerve injury including the rare potential for paralysis particularly in individuals with undetected coagulopathy.

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What are some common bladder problems?

What are some common bladder problems?

Here are a few.: Bladder problems can be divided generally into two groups, problems with storing urine, and problems with emptying. Common storage problems include incontinence and overactive bladder. Emptying problems include obstructed urine flow, common in older men with enlarged prostates. Urinary tract infections are a very common ailment, and cause problems with emptying and storage.

Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

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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Bladder Problems (Definition)

In a broad sense, bladder problems may be defined as any undesirable changes affecting its ability to comfortably store the urine and ...Read more