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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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