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Can Coumadin Cause Overactive Bladder Problems
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is a c-section a better alternative for women with an overactive bladder? No incontinence, just overactive.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Diagnosed with overactive bladder, pain in coccyx, abdomen, rectum. Tinge of yellow in sperm and smells foul. Possible bacterial prostatitis?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I suddenly developed overactive bladder, should I just start medicine or find the cause first?
Recommend: getting checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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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