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Causes Of Bladder Diverticulum
F 26. Voiding cystogram for frequent urination, it showed a 1cm bladder diverticulum on rt side. Waiting for urologist appt. What does this mean?
Not serious: Bladder diverticuli are small out pouching or herniations of the bladder lining or mucosa through muscular bands of the bladder wall. Your diverticulum measures 1 cm, or less than 1/2 inch which is quite small and rarely of any significance at the size. Your urologist will review your voiding habits with you. ...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
Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?
Nodes liver cyst: These findings described suggest a diagnostic study was performed and probably a abdominal pelvic CT. They cysts and nodes are relatively common incidental findings which may or may not relate to the purpose for which the study was ordered. That it was ordered suggests a venue for you to discuss the results with the provider who ordered it. The Urinary bladder diverticulum may need further eval. ...Read more
Which is likely to cause a feeling of need to urinate&bladder discomfort: few small (1 is 2 cm) fibroids or kidney stones in the calyceal diverticulum?
Urogynecologist: See a urogynecologist or urologist for help. ...Read more
BLADDER DIVERTICULUM: Hutch diverticulae are a certain types seen at the junction of the ureter and bladder and, by themselves are harmless if there is no reflux. They are often associated with refluxing ureters. There are many who have them found by accident that have no symptoms. Other bladder diverticulae can be signs of high voiding pressures as well as a hutch enlarging from same. A bladder diary and urodynamics. ...Read more
What might this be? CT appears a cystic mass 7.3 cm above but adjecent to bladder. May be urinary Diverticulum but a separate mass is felt more likely
In the matter of...: ...medical tests, Health Tap recommends to our members that they ask their personal physician to evaluate test results. The physician who ordered the tests is in the best position to explain them and to recommend further evaluation and treatment. Wishing you the best...Dr. Anne ...Read more
Had a cystoscopy and it showed a pocket in my bladder and I seen some white balls in there. What is that? Could diverticula be from hysterectomy?
Diagnosed with bladder diverticula. Burning urination, especially after a spicy meal (since childhood). Burning is relieved after drinking buttermilk. Odor of urine present. I take less water and retain urine.
Urinary burning: Burning on urination occurs with a bladder infection or inflammation of the urethra. The bladder diverticulum may make you prone to bladder infections. A urinalysis and urine culture with a colony count detects infection of the urinary tract. If your tests show no infection, perhaps drinking adequate amounts of fluid daily as well as cranberry juice would prevent uti's. Discuss with your urologist. ...Read more
I have a urinary diverticulum, is that what causes my urinary incontinence. Should I get the diverticulum checked by a doctor?
Can renal cysts cause pain and discomfort? I have a septated cyst along with calyceal diverticulum with calculi in the right kidney
Sometimes: Kidney cysts rarely cause pain unless they are large or if infected which is not common. Depends also on the location of the cyst &what organ it is pressing on.25% of people at age 40 &50%at 50 have cysts. The calyceal diverticulum with stone sometimes requires intervention but only by a urologist with experience in laparoscopic &/or ureteroscopic procedures (depending in location in the kidney) ...Read more
Had a cystoscopy dr said urethra inflamed no cause would he have seen a diverticula if I had one?
Yes: He would most likely have seen it via direct visualization. ...Read more
Can diverticula of the sigmoid colon cause pain when menstrual when pooping and can it cause painful spasms in the rectum?
Can menstruation cause diverticula (not infected) in colon to cause some pain/pressure/discomfort in pelvis? Us of pelvis fine.
No: There is no association between menstruation and diverticula. You're very young even to have diverticula. Was this seen on a colonoscopy? You can have endometriosis within your pelvis (including on your colon) which can feel worse around the time of menstruation. Treatments for endometriosis include Depot-Lupron, surgery, continuous BCPs, daily Letrozole. Endometriosis is hard to see by sonogram ...Read more
How does straining for a bowel movement cause diverticular disease when this action squeezes the colon from the outside (diverticula push out not in)?
Can colitis cause similar SX to appendicitis? CT WO contrast showed mild thickenin transverse colon diverticula sigmoid. 9 months on and off RLQ pain.
Meckel's diverticuli: Meckel's diverticulum = a pouch off the ileum. ...Read more
Meckel's: A Meckel's diverticulum is a full thickness outpouching of the small intestine, usually located on the antimesenteric border of the intestine (the side opposite to the attachment of the mesentery). They are usually asymptomatic, but can occasionally cause bleeding or other complications. ...Read more
Depends: A meckels occurs in only two percent of the population. If it becomes symptomatic and is ignored then one can be faced with several issues, bleeding, perforation, peritonitis and possibly death. Most people do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more
Two main types: There are two main types of surgery for zenker's diverticulum. 1. Is transoral endoscopic stapling. This is often first line therapy, and is especially usefull in small diverticulum. 2. For large diverticulum or failed endoscopic stapling, then a myotomy and diverticulectomy performed through the left neck is effective and well tolerated. ...Read more
Surgery can be done by open repair or through an endoscope and includes stapling or hand sewing closed the diverticulum and the overlying muscle. Full details are at: pharyngoesophageal diverticulum: technique of repair.
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