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What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

What's 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

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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Does c-section reduce the risk of urinary incontinence? I have an overactive bladder & mild incontinence (without even having given birth!). Is it wiser to deliver through c-section in my case?

Does c-section reduce the risk of urinary incontinence? I have an overactive bladder & mild incontinence (without even having given birth!). Is it wiser to deliver through c-section in my case?

C-Section will: Decrease the risk of stress urinary incontinence, it may not reduce the risk of urge incontinence or over active bladder but after you deliver and are done breast feeding there are many newer meds that work quite well for this. ...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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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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Overactive bladder. How to resolve my problems? Is there any tips? What kinds of foods or beverages should I avoid?

Overactive bladder. How to resolve my problems? Is there any tips? What kinds of foods or beverages should I avoid?

Here are some. ..: OAB has become a trending Dx for people going to bathroom often. But disregarding its underlying causes, the path of care is similar, ranging from making sure of no UTI to behavioral & lifestyle modification to judicious use of drugs such as oxybutynin, tolterodine, etc... to certain procedures... For lifestyle, avoiding bladder-irritating foods or beverages such as coffee, caffeine-containing. .. ...Read more

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If I have an overactive bladder would it cause premature ejaculation?

If I have an overactive bladder would it cause premature ejaculation?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. The prostate is like what a plumber would called a "check valve" and the overactive bladder is not directly a cause. Researchers say "Correlation does not imply causality." ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain?

Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain?

Absolutely: These are often symptoms of overactive bladder.Of course, it is important to be as clear as possible as to what that term means to you, as people use the same words for closely related but different conditions issues with urination, especially of incontinence, are commonly avoided out of embarassment. Be sure to discuss with your physician to clarify your particular problem and determine treatment. ...Read more

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Can an overactive bladder cause heart palpitations?

Less likely: If over active bladder provoke anxiety then it may race your heart other wise no connection. ...Read more

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Hi docs. I need help with overactive bladder problem?

Hi docs. I need help with overactive bladder problem?

OAB: Overactive bladder is generally not treated with surgery but instead is more of a nerve issue so modulating the nerves that control bladder function is how we treat OAB. This could be medications, nerve stimulation or Botox or some combination of these. Initial treatment voiding on a schedule only when you say to go and not giving in to abnormal urges (bladder training). ...Read more

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Does an enflamed bladder lining cause overactive bladder?

Does an enflamed bladder lining cause overactive bladder?

Possibly: Inflamed bladder lining can be due to infection, irritation, inerstitial cystitis, etc. Any of these diagnoses may lead to overactive bladder and more frequent urination. ...Read more

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