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I have a deformed right kidney,and hyperactive-low capacity bladder. Could my kidney affect my bladder later on? Or cause problems of its own?

I have a deformed right kidney,and hyperactive-low capacity bladder. Could my kidney affect my bladder later on? Or cause problems of its own?

Not likely: Predicting the future is hazardous, but if things are working fine now they are likely to remain stable forever. I say this with very little information about your exact situation, so ask your doctor. ...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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I have hyperactive bladder, meaning I have to urinate 20-30 times a day. I am healthy, but this makes me almost disabled. What to do? I had all tests.

I have hyperactive bladder, meaning I have to urinate 20-30 times a day. I am healthy, but this makes me almost disabled. What to do? I had all tests.

See answer: Overactive Bladder (OAB) is symptom syndrome and diagnosis made when all other causes have been ruled out. If your excessive urinary frequency was associated with discomfort or pain in the bladder or pelvic region, I would want to first rule out Interstitial Cystitis. Otherwise, Rx of OAB: fluid and diet modification, antimuscarinic meds, Intravesical BoTox, or InterStim or other neuromodulation ...Read more

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I have low capacity-hyperactive bladder. It's getting much worse,I can't sleep anymore,due to peeing every hour. Can't go more than hour without peein?

I have low capacity-hyperactive bladder. It's getting much worse,I can't sleep anymore,due to peeing every hour. Can't go more than hour without peein?

Interstitialcystitis: 18 year old female with hourly nocturia needs to be evaluated by a Urologist. Interstitial cystitis (IC) might be explanatory. IMO, IC is highly associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more

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Is there is an oral capsaicin pill?

Is there is an oral capsaicin pill?

Capsaicin pill: No. But you can get variants in some of the rally hot sauces. ...Read more

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How do you get capsaicin off of your hands?

How do you get capsaicin off of your hands?

Warm soapy water: It is also reported that vegetable oil, shampoo, or dishwashing detergent may work. ...Read more

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Is zostrix (capsaicin) cream good for neuralgia?

Rarely: If the problem is mild and localized you can try it. The chances of benefit are small. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the burning from capsaicin?

How do you get rid of the burning from capsaicin?

Fat: Capsaicin is fat-soluble, and fatty foods or drinks (like milk) will get it out of your mouth the quickest. As for the eyes, you are probably limited to cold water. ...Read more

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Does zostrix (capsaicin) work for arthritis pain ok?

Does zostrix (capsaicin) work for arthritis pain ok?

Yes: It blocks the release of substance p from pain fibers. ...Read more

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Does zostrix (capsaicin) work well for arthritis pain?

Does zostrix (capsaicin) work well for arthritis pain?

In certain areas!: Zostrix (capsaicin) must have the capsaisin in it enter the tissue causing pain. This can only occur over body joints, knees, ankles, hands and feet. It may help trochanteric bursitis. But remember, is fetting rid of pain, not the cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Capsaicin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Capsaicin allergy?

Capsaicin allergy: Capsaicin is used to treat pain. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/capsaicin-topical-route/side-effects/DRG-20062561 ...Read more

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Does zostrix (capsaicin) or other hot-pepper creams provide relief for tn?

Does zostrix (capsaicin) or other hot-pepper creams provide relief for tn?

Hot pepper chill out: Trigeminal nerve pain? Capsacain puts the hot in chili peppers and raises our pain threshold so things don't hurt as much. Some folks have reported relief. Worth a try. More common treatments are pills and procedures. Acupuncture may help. Talk with your doc for strategies that will work best for you. Hope you're feeling better. ...Read more

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What happens if you accidentally spill capsaicin on broken skin or a wound?

Capsaicin: If you haven't stopped screaming from pain yet then it probably was not capsaicin. This compound is an irritant to human tissues especially mucous membranes. Rinsing with copious amounts of water under a running faucet is one way to dilute the exposure. ...Read more

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Why does capsaicin relieve pain? Is it simply replacing the nociceptive pain by adding a new kind of burning pain?

Why does capsaicin relieve pain? Is it simply replacing the nociceptive pain by adding a new kind of burning pain?

Substance P: Great question. While there is a burning or heat sensation after application of capsaicin, the actual reduction in pain is believed to be due to the depletion of substance P. Substance P is a neurotransmitter in the pain pathways. Decreased levels of substance P causes a decrease in the transmission of the pain signal. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of capsaicin being sprayed directly into the eyes?

What are the consequences of capsaicin being sprayed directly into the eyes?

Capsaicin: Capsaicin in the eyes can cause severe burning. Wash the eye out with water. If significant amounts are exposed, seek medical help to avoid issues or complications. ...Read more

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Where can I get capsaicin?

Where can I get capsaicin?

OTC: Any pharmacy or large supermarket should carry it. It is an over the counter cream. ...Read more

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How can I build up tolerance to capsaicin?

Capsaicin: You do not usually develop a tolerance to this. You may note the effects as dramatically as when you first applied it. ...Read more

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What is capsaicin and where can you get it?

What is capsaicin and where can you get it?

Pepper: Capsaicin is an ingredient in peppers (cayenne, chili) that gives them their heat. It is found in cream form and can be used to relieve pain. It is available without a prescription at drugstores. ...Read more

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