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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ?

Yes: The bladder has nerve components that affect your perception of how full your bladder is and can cause contractions of the bladder even when it is not full. There are medications that will help with that. However, if the problem is only at night before you go to bed, it could be when you are taking certain medications or certain food or drinks irritating the bladder. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Bladder Problems (Definition)

Bladder problems is a symptom in which a person has discomfort in his bladder (the bag-like part of the body that holds urine) or has urination (peeing) problems. Urination problems include difficulty starting, difficulty stopping, dribbling (leaking), peeing too often, blood in the urine, ...Read more


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more