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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Bladder Distention

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Have you heard of getting addicted to phenergan for sleep? My mother has severe bladder distention and needs to quit but I'm worried about withdrawal

Have you heard of getting addicted to phenergan for sleep? My mother has severe bladder distention and needs to quit but I'm worried about withdrawal

No withdrawal: in the traditional sense. Antihistamines do not work by the same mechanisms that alcohol or sedatives do, and there is no real tolerance to effects or a stereotypical withdrawal syndrome. Sometimes there is a discontinuation syndrome with anxiety, irritabilty and even electric shock feelings, but it is usually mild and transient. The dose can be gradually reduced over a week or so if worried. ...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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Does lower ab pain, and very limited urination after drinking water all day mean that I am having urinary retentention and/or bladder distension?

Does lower ab pain, and very limited urination after drinking water all day mean that I am having urinary retentention and/or bladder distension?

Here are some...: Urinating more often with less & less voided volume from each voiding than used to be over the past few weeks or months should lead professional mind to think about possible developing pending urinary retention. To sort things out correctly has not to be that hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work closely with doc so to.. ...Read more

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What does moderate distention Of the urinary bladder mean? Can it cause 30lbs of unintentional weight loss?

What does moderate distention Of the urinary bladder mean? Can it cause 30lbs of unintentional weight loss?

No, not related: Distention of the bladder is simply a medical term to say that the bladder is moderately full of urine. We use it when we are evaluating a symptom of urine retention, abdominal discomfort or enlargement. It is often part of a test/x-ray report which you may have had. Thirty pounds of unintentional weight loss in a 21 year old is significant! Keep working on finding the answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was wondering is bladder muscle wall with the recurrent distention a form of hyperplasia or hypertrophy?

I was wondering is bladder muscle wall with the recurrent distention a form of hyperplasia or hypertrophy?

May be neither: Repeated distension of urinary bladder is normal. If there is no obstruction to the outflow of urine, there is neither hypertrophy nor hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Combination of lower stomach distention, very painful daily bowel pain the past year and half. mucus. Very tense bladder esp. after eating citrus.

Combination of  lower stomach distention, very painful daily bowel pain the past year and half. mucus. Very tense bladder esp. after eating citrus.

Irritable bowel?: A thorough evaluation by a GI doctor will be helpful. Potential diagnoses to consider could be inflammatory bowel problems, celiac disease, peptic ulceration or gastritis, certain infections and irritable bowel syndrome, food allergy, lactase deficiency. Please have a comprehensive gastroenterological evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help!dx'd w/ interstitial cystitis as child(pelvic pain w/ full bladder, glomerulations present w/ distention).Dsmo helped!new md doubts ic. Did no tests & is clueless.?

Help!dx'd w/ interstitial cystitis as child(pelvic pain w/ full bladder, glomerulations present w/ distention).Dsmo helped!new md doubts ic. Did no tests & is clueless.?

2nd opinion: There are a variety of treatments for interstitial cystitis including medications and dietary changes. If you are not satisfied with the diagnosis of this physician then consider getting a second opinion. Emiron is a highly effective medication. Lidocaine bladder irrigation and interstim could also be considered. ...Read more

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Hi, my daughter just had a distension of the bladder don yesterday and she started bleeding today...Is there something wrong or should I contact dr?

Resuspension?: I assume you mean she had surgery for a leaky bladder? It is normal for a certain amount of bleed following the surgery. However, if it is bright red and freely flowing a blood vessel may be damaged after the surgery. Cal your doc and report the color of the blood, how many pads and what her blood pressure is. ...Read more

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Since i had a bladder dilation back in oct. 2012 I have had to bare down and push to pee. Should i b concerned. Or is it normal?

Since i had a bladder dilation back in oct. 2012 I have had to bare down and push to pee. Should i b concerned. Or is it normal?

Not normal: I am recommending that you tell your urologist. If symptoms persist, you will need further evaluation with possible cystoscopy and/or urodynamics. ...Read more

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I had a dilation of the urethane with no bladder infection why do I still have some frequency will settled down in a couple of days ?

I had a dilation of the urethane with no bladder infection why do I still have some frequency will settled down in a couple of days
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Frequency. : It should settle down. After any procedure however with these symptoms it would not be a bad idea to repeat a urinalysis to make sure there is no infection from the procedure itself. Sterol and other meds like that (Vesicare) can help otherwise. ...Read more