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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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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 vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.

Can vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.

Unlikely: Urinary urgency is generally a bladder issue and not urethral in origin, especially in a 25 yr old female. See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain in the left pelvic and overactive bladder?

I have pain in the left pelvic and overactive bladder?

Overactive bladder: Probably need to see a doctor. Difficult to guess what do you have. It may be many things. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy on the 9th of December 2014. It's now 9weeks past and I suffer from a leaking and overactive bladder. What causes this?

I had a hysterectomy on the 9th of December 2014. It's now 9weeks past and I suffer from a leaking and overactive bladder. What causes this?

Lack of Muscle: Support. This one of the common side effect women notice that Bladder control is compromised. You need to do Kiegel Exercise and talk to your Doctor about this problem so that early intervention and medical treatment can be given. Make sure you empty your bladder every 2 hours so as to avoid LEAKING. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a sudden overactive bladder (had it since 2007) and how can I cure it? How exactly does a doctor diagnose this condition?

What is the cause of a sudden overactive bladder (had it since 2007) and how can I cure it? How exactly does a doctor diagnose this condition?

See a urologist: Oab is diagnosed by history, urinalysis, and urodynamic testing done by a urologist. There are several treatments for this condition to include oral meds, behavioral therapy, nerve stimulators, and recently Botox bladder injections have been approved for use in oab. There however is no real cure. ...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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Does long term constipation cause an overactive bladder. Bladder was normal until I was constipated for several years?

Does long term constipation cause an overactive bladder. Bladder was normal until I was constipated for several years?

Not cause and effect: Both are due to the same underlying problem. The autonomic nervous system controls both bladder and bowel. The easiest way to make this go wrong is poor diet, particularly all those sugary sweet things ...Read more

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If constipation caused my overactive bladder if I completely treat my constipation will my oab go away or do I also have to treat my oab?

If constipation caused my overactive bladder if I completely treat my constipation will my oab go away or do I also have to treat my oab?

OAB & constipation: I don't think anyone can guarantee you that....nevertheless BOTH problems may need to be addressed. I do agree that take care of constipation and see if you get any relief from OAB. My guess is that you still might need help with diagnosing other causes for OAB. ...Read more

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What exactly causes an overactive bladder and what can I do so I sleep nights? Any meds I can take or do I need a perscription? I'm not a diabetic

What exactly causes an overactive bladder and what can I do so I sleep nights? Any meds I can take or do I need a perscription? I'm not a diabetic

Common problem: Overactive bladder (oab) is defined as "urinary urgency, with or without urge incontinence, usually with frequency and nocturia, in the absence of an obvious cause such as uti, neurological condition, etc. Related to a "short-circuiting" between bladder and brain leading to an involuntary bladder contraction. Treated with behavioral and diet modification, pelvic floor exercises, and medications. ...Read more

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Can urethritis cause a overactive bladder? Should I ask my doctor abot medication?

Ureter pain: Yes inflammation of the urethra can cause bladder spasm concurrently. Yes, you need to discuss this with your doctor and get the appropriate exams. ...Read more

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What to do if I have made recently is to a fruit juice containing the plant extract stevia, so could it be this that has caused the overactive bladder?

What to do if I have made recently is to a fruit juice containing the plant extract stevia, so could it be this that has caused the overactive bladder?

Overactive bladder: Yes, this juice could cause an overactive bladder but there are many other reasons for an overactive bladder. For starters please stop taking the fruit juice. If after a week your bladder is under control - great! If not please see your doctor to find the real cause of an overactive bladder. ...Read more

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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

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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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Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Not if well treated: If you are still having symptoms check with the md who treated the infection and have a urine sample sent to the lab for a culture and sensitivity to see if the previous antibiotic completely treated the infection. If not, bacterial resistance to the antibiotic requires a different treatment medication. ...Read more

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Which of these 2 medications I took that possibly caused my Overactive bladder for 1 straight month is it Ambian Er or Trazodone?

Which of these 2 medications I took that possibly caused my Overactive bladder for 1 straight month is it Ambian Er or Trazodone?

I'm not sure: Either one is responsible! Both of these medications work largely in the central nervous system, typically by inhibiting certain neurotransmitters or promoting others. They both list a ton of potential side effects including nausea, tremors, trouble concentrating, agitation. Cause of overactive bladder often difficult to pinpoint. Continue to work with your doctor to explore causes and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause an overactive bladder (oab)?

See below: We are not sure what causes the oab but we know what can make the symptoms worse: caffeinated beverages, alcohol, and diuretics. The other medical term is bladder dysynergia or unstable bladder. The bladder is essentially going into chaotic inconsistent spasms. ...Read more

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What causes an overactive bladder and fever?

What causes an overactive bladder and fever?

Infection: Overactive bladders are usually related to irritation of the bladder or nerve dysfunction. When the overactive bladder is associated with a fever and this is a new problem for you, this is probably an infection. You can self treat by drinking a lot of water and trying to acidify your urine with high acidity foods like citrus fruits and tomatoes. However, if you are fevering, call your md for abx. ...Read more

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Does over the counter meds for overactive bladder cause glaucoma, my sister read it in a magazine?

Does over the counter meds for overactive bladder cause glaucoma, my sister read it in a magazine?

No: If you have a certain type of Glaucoma called Narrow Angle Glaucoma, you shouldn't take most medications for over-active-bladder because they can make this type of Glaucoma worse. These medications don't cause glaucoma or make ordinary glaucoma worse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Here are some. ..: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. ...Read more

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Please list causes for overactive bladder and urinary retention.

See list: Diabetes, spinal cord injury, chronic bladder outlet obstruction, stroke, pelvic surgery, pelvic trauma, pelvic radiation. ...Read more

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Can Overactive Bladder cause: constant feeling of urgency doesn't go away? Occasional split stream urination?

Can Overactive Bladder cause: constant feeling of urgency doesn't go away? Occasional split stream urination?

Yes - see comments: Urgency suggests overactive bladder (OAB). However split stream suggest bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). Causes of BOO include BPH, urethral stricture, primary bladder neck obstruction, bladder neck contracture. It is
common for BOO to cause OAB. BPH is present in only 8% of 30-40 year old men, so it's quite possible you don't have BOO, or have one of the other causes see http://bit. Ly/1wHjHAy ...Read more

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What could cause an overactive bladder?

See below: True oab is not caused by anything specific. It is also called bladder dysynergia or
unstable bladder. It occurs in both men and women. Now certainsthings can make it worse such as caffeinated beverages, and alcohol. ...Read more

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Constantly feel urge to urinate all time. Will this be my right bladder neck or can overactive bladder also cause this?

Constantly feel urge to urinate all time. Will this be my right bladder neck or can overactive bladder also cause this?

See below...: Feeling a constant urge to urinate is an annoying problem. It can be caused by a bladder infection. If you have seen a doc several times and there is no infection but the symptoms continue, you may have something called Interstitial Cystitis. You can do a web search on this but the short version is that your bladder is constantly irritated but there is no infection. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What's the difference between the urgency caused by overactive bladder and that caused by membranous urethral stricture?

What's the difference between the urgency caused by overactive bladder and that caused by membranous urethral stricture?

Urgency vs pressure: A stricture interferes with the flow of urine, causing a pressure sensation and difficulty establishing and maintaining urine flow. Overactive bladder is an early sensation of needing to urinate, and peeing a small amount at short intervals. ...Read more

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What are the causes of an overactive bladder?

Many: Oab can be urgency / frequency (uf) or full blown urge incontinence (uui). Ufcauses: dietary, inflammation, infection (vaginal or bladder), hypertonic pelvic muscles. Urge incontinence: weak urethra, spasm or unwanted contraction of bladder muscle. Reasons for bladder "spasm" include neurologic (stroke, spinal cord injury, ms) or idiopathic (essentially unknown). ...Read more

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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that causes patients to need to urinate frequently with an urgency that is bothersome. This condition can also occur ...Read more