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Causes Of Bladder Distention
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
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
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
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
I was wondering is bladder muscle wall with the recurrent distention a form of hyperplasia or hypertrophy?
Sharp, transient, shooting pain mostly in lower abd region. Intense with full bladder, feels like gas, no distention, or mass. Should i see my doctor?
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
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
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
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?
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 have been diagnosed with mild calyceal dilation in right kidney suggesting hydronephosis, a 4mm calculus at ureter bladder junction. Is this serious?
What: You had meatoplasy and urethral dilatation. What is your question? I am sorry if I misunderstood your question. ...Read more
31 weeks ultrasound, fetus showed a clearly distended bladder, no dilation in kidneys n amniotic pool was good. Ultrasound repeated next day showed same?
Not necessarily : At this time during fetal development, the urine output is very large. This large volume may give the appearance of a distended bladder. It is reassuring that the kidneys are not dilated and that the amniotic fluid is normal. It would be desirable to know the gender of the baby prior to recommending additional imaging which would have to start with an ultrasound study shortly after birth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urologist saw mild dilation of right kidney and ordered a CT just to be cautious.Had a cytoskopy right before,was normal,bladder was full.Howconcered?
Not to be worried: ct scan will show any blockage lets say from kidney stone which can block release of urine from kidney down ureters to bladder or if at urethra would back up in bladder or if prostate enlarged could prevent urine form getting out thus blowing up the kidney , cystocopy was normal so unlikely stone ...Read more
What is the cause of chronic lower abdomen distention, sometimes bigger before or during menstruation. Is it bladder or uterus, or something else?
Needs evaluation: Lower abominal dissension has a lot of possible causes. This could be caused by the digestive system, uterus, ovaries and any other organ in the pelvis. You should see an Obgyn to start the evaluation. ...Read more
See your Dr.: There can be serious causes of abdominal distention so see your dr. Many people have excessive gas production which can lead to that feeling of bloating. I would see your dr. To ensure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more
I believe so: Little children don't understand need to relax pelvic floor muscles or urinary sphincer to urinate. Parents may suggest that child pushes urine out squeezes abdomen. Either way child will then contract pelvic floor musles whilst trying to push urine out. This leads to poor bladder emptying ; utis. My advice is give access to potty ; tell child to make shhhh. Child will then try to duplicate sound. ...Read more
Several factors...: Smoking tobacco increases your risk of bladder cancer by causing harmful chemicals to accumulate in your urine. Chemicals linked to bladder cancer risk include arsenic and chemicals used in the manufacture of dyes, rubber, leather, textiles and paint products. Urinary schistosomiasis (a parasitic infection endemic in egypt, africa and the middle east) is associated with bladder cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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