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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 occur in teens?

Can overactive bladder occur in teens?

Oveactive bladder: Yes it can but it is less common in teens. ...Read more

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How common is overactive bladder in teens?

How common is overactive bladder in teens?

Overactive Bladder: Incidence is not clear but can happen, rule out the cause. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder be cured?

Can overactive bladder be cured?

Yes: There are medicines for an overactive bladder check with your PCP ...Read more

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What could cause an overactive bladder?

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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What medication is used for an overactive bladder?

Two main categories: The two main categories of medications to treat OAB are anticholinergics and beta-3 adrenergic medications. In the US, the anticholinergics are the largest class and include: oxybutinin, tolteridine, solifenicin, trospium3 agonist, mirabegron. Other medications that are sometimes used are antispasmodics, urinary analgesics and tricyclic antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is there a natural treaments for overactive bladder?

Is there a natural treaments for overactive bladder?

Yes: Follow bladder diet, avoid smoking and constipation. Pelvic floor pt or accupuncture can be very helpful. Nerve stimulation or medications can also help. ...Read more

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Is an overactive bladder curable?

Is an overactive bladder curable?

Sometimes a specific: Cause can be found and addressed. Often effective treatment is available even if the root cause is not understood or changeable. Start by talking to your pcp. Consult a urogynecologist or urologist if needed. I hope you find some relief. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Treatable: Overactive bladder cannot usually be cured but the symptoms can often be controlled by medication and other methods. Dietary measures such as decreasing acid and caffeine sometimes helps. There can be underlying causes which if addressed can help. A visit to a urologist will be helpful. ...Read more

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Can Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Can Azo work for my overactive bladder?

May be to a degree..: Azo can ease the over-sensitivity of bladder and urethral lining so to decrease urgency and frequency but to a widely variable degree. More on trouble in urination? Peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the urologist so to reach better care. ...Read more

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Would Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Would Azo work for my overactive bladder?

Bladder anesthetic: Azo is a mild bladder anesthetic. It will have a minimal if any effect on OA bladder ...Read more

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Difference between an overactive bladder vs ic?

Difference between an overactive bladder vs ic?

Oab vs IC: Overactive bladder symptoms are urgency as the bladder fills. The individual will have symptoms of urgency which are relieved by emptying the bladder. Individuals with ic will have urgency & frequency with pain. They often continue to have sympyoms after emptying the bladder. The cause of ic is unknown. ...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

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I want to know what's the cure for an overactive bladder?

I want to know what's the cure for an overactive bladder?

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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Interested to know how does water help an overactive bladder?

Interested to know how does water help an overactive bladder?

Doesn't really: While drinking water is good for your kidneys and overall health, it has no particular effect on an overactive bladder other than exaggerating bladder symptoms due to increasing bladder activity ...Read more

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I have a overactive bladder would it worsen on rollercoasters?

I have a overactive bladder would it worsen on rollercoasters?

Doubtful: Overactive bladder is generally not related to physical activity ...Read more

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Can you suggest something to help an overactive bladder + alcohol?

Can you suggest something to help an overactive bladder + alcohol?

EtOH = diuretic: Since alcohal is a diuretic and accelerates urine production, it is logical that you should avoid alcohal if you have an "overactive" bladder. Plus, there is a lot of data coming out now that should dispel the the current recommendation that alittle bit of alcohal (eg a glass or two of wine daily) is beneficial - in fact, we should all probably avoid alcohal completely. ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to help control an overactive bladder?

Pelvic or Kegel exer: Exercises can be helpful when struggling with overactive bladder. A behavioral method called bladder retraining drills can also be very effective. Ask your primary doctor or a gynecologist or urogynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are incontinece and overactive bladder the same thing?

No they are not: Urinary incontinence indicates uncontrolled urinary wetting. Due to neurologic or anatomic causes. Also functional bed-wetting ; senility. Overactive bladder manifests by urinary frequency >8x/day. Feeling of sudden urge to urinate which, if ignored will result in wetting (urge incontinence) ; nocturia (waking 2 or more times at night to urinate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are incontinece and overactive bladder the same thing?

Can you tell me, are incontinece and overactive bladder the same thing?

Urge incontinence: Overactive bladder is defined as urinary urgency (an intense need to urinate) urinary frequency (urinating more than seven times daily) and nocturia which means waking up frequently to urinate. People with overactive bladder often also have urge urinary incontinence which is a loss of urine with an intence urge to urinate that can not be postponed. ...Read more

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Are there any vaginal exercises I can do to help with an overactive bladder?

Are there any vaginal exercises I can do to help with an overactive bladder?

Biofeedback, Kegels: Vaginal exercises are more likely to benefit stress incontinence but may help a little with urge incontinence or overactive bladder. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is something to help an overactive bladder + alcohol?

Can you tell me if there is something to help an overactive bladder + alcohol?

Yes: You can either avoid alcohol for about a month, drink plenty of water, and perhaps your bladder will regain its lining. Medication: OTC urinary bladder infection medications like AZO. Another option is to take anticholinergics such as oxybutynin or tolterodine. ...Read more

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It seems I might have an overactive bladder. Do I need to see a urogynecologist?

Either Urogyn: Or if there is no previous evaluation or treatment start with your pcp. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an overactive bladder, or do I just drink too much fluids?

Bladder problem: Stop drinking so much, cut out soda/caffeine....If you stop going so often you figured it out....If still a problem see your doc. ...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