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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...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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Bladder problems, overactive bladder. Sometime my bladder empties and I have no control over it. I can't stop myself from peeing.?

Bladder problems, overactive bladder. Sometime my bladder empties and I have no control over it. I can't stop myself from peeing.?

Medications: . Patients with oab have abnormal involuntary bladder contractions/spasms causing them to have urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence. Bladder diet: avoid bladder irritants like caffeine, alcohol, soda, citrus juices.Medications: bladder relaxing medicines may be prescribed. ...Read more

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Hello I have been having overactive bladder problems for 1 year now, I tried kegel exercises, changing my diet, and reducing liquids, none of it seems to work for me, it's ruining my sleep??

Hello I have been having overactive bladder problems for 1 year now, I tried kegel exercises, changing my diet, and reducing liquids, none of it seems to work for me, it's ruining my sleep??

Ask Dr: Your doctor can prescribe medications once you explain your efforts. Even if they are not successful, there are other possibilities. Botox and embedded stimulus devices exist. They're more invasive, risky and expensive but sometimes help when simpler treatments have not. ...Read more

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Why does my overactive bladder cause incontinence?

Why does my  overactive bladder cause incontinence?

Several reasons: Overactive bladder means the bladder is sending signals that you need to go. Sometimes the signal is too much to hold back and the bladder contracts. If your urinary sphincter can't hold it back then you leak. That's called urge incontinence. Sounds like you need to get checked out by your doctor or a urologist. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Why have my overactive bladder and incontinence worsened with wt gain?

Why have my overactive bladder and incontinence worsened with wt gain?

Bladder pressure: Increase in weight, particularily abdominal obesity, can increase pressure on the bladder. This increase pressure may exacerbate symptoms of overactive bladder and incontinence. ...Read more

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Is a c-section a better alternative for women with an overactive bladder? No incontinence, just overactive.

Is a c-section a better alternative for women with an overactive bladder? No incontinence, just overactive.

No: No advantages to a csection for oab. Oab is common in pregnancy since the baby is shrinking bladder capacity and making your kidneys filter more blood and make more pee. After you deliver, if symptoms persist, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Can you have overactive bladder without urinary incontinence?

Absolutely: Oab, also known as "gotta go, gotta go right now, " simply causes bladder spasms and the urgency to urinate. If you are able to get to a bathroom quickly, or your conscious control of your bladder muscles is strong enough, you can prevent urine loss. Typically however, oab tends to worsen over time, so the cause for your oab is important to determine. See you doctor! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with overactive bladder, pain in coccyx, abdomen, rectum. Tinge of yellow in sperm and smells foul. Possible bacterial prostatitis?

Diagnosed with overactive bladder, pain in coccyx, abdomen, rectum. Tinge of yellow in sperm and smells foul. Possible bacterial prostatitis?

See answer: Your symptoms are very suggestive of prostatitis however, in a young male, non-specific/non-bacterial prostatitis would be much more common than bacterial prostatitis. Easily differentiated by a urinalysis and appropriate cultures. ...Read more

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My 37 yr. Old autistic daughter is saying she had purple blood during last period. Not sexually active. Normal? She has IBS and overactive bladder. Pain around her belly button.

My 37 yr. Old autistic daughter is saying she had purple blood during last period. Not sexually active. Normal? She has IBS and overactive bladder. Pain around her belly button.

Probably normal : With menstrual bleeding you may seen brown, maroon, bright red and at times what appears to be purple blood. The color varies as there may be a combination of endometrial tissue, old blood, newer blood and at times clots, which may appear purple. This is rarely a cause for alarm especially if there is no sexual activity. The other issues are not related to the bleeding. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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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