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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Distended Bladder

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What is the cause of a distended gall bladder?

What is the cause of a distended gall bladder?

Depends: Your gallbladder will be distended when you are not eating. It fills with bile and then, when you eat, it empties. This is not a problem. It is normal physiology. The problem happens when your gb is obstructed by a stone or inflammation and cannot empty. This can lead to infection and severe pain, fevers, etc. If you have no stones on ultrasound you may need a hida to see how ur gb empties. ...Read more

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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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What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

Not useful: Degree or bladder distention on ct is a variable finding of no clinical usefulness. Advise you see a urologist to assess symptoms of frequency. ...Read more

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What does a distended bladder in a fetus mean ?

Full bladder: It means that the bladder is full. When the fetus empties the bladder, that fluid is the called amniotic fluid. In rare cases the fetus cannot empty the bladder. Then the bladder becomes over distended which can damage the bladder. The pressure in the bladder can also lead to fetal kidney damage. ...Read more

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How much urine can a massively distended bladder hold?

How much urine can a massively distended bladder hold?

Liters: A normal bladder would be massively distended with 1000 ml urine. I have seen abnormally distended bladders such as chronically distened from obstruction, with hypotonic neurogenic bladder, after intestinal bladder augmentation or prune belly syndrome hold in xs of 2000 ml. ...Read more

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Is there any surgical procedure to treat distended bladder and bladder not emptying problems?

Is there any surgical procedure to treat distended bladder and bladder not emptying problems?

Need attention: It depends on the cause. Like in older men with enlarge prostate (bph), then surgery is an option, but if it is due to spinal cord damage (neurogenic bladder) I do not think that if surgery is an option. Talk to a urologist. ...Read more

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35 wk usg femalefoetus shows over distended bladder with kidneys normal amniotic fluid normal ..is there any problem ,prior tiffa normal .

35 wk usg femalefoetus shows over distended bladder  with kidneys normal amniotic fluid normal ..is there any problem ,prior tiffa normal .

Baby full bladder: Most likely if the kidneys look normal and the amniotic fluid is normal, all is well. Usually we'd repeat the ultrasound again later to see if the baby emptied in the meantime or not. If there was a blockage of the urine outflow from the bladder, the amniotic fluid level would not be normal, it would be very low. ...Read more

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I had a ultrasound of my bladder and kidneys and the report said "Unremarkable Scan" but it said "under-distended bladder" so would they see that ok?

I had a ultrasound of my bladder and kidneys and the report said "Unremarkable Scan" but it said "under-distended bladder" so would they see that ok?

It depends: How under distended the bladder was and what your clinician was looking for. If your doc was looking for things like bladder outlet obstruction, an undistended bladder pretty much rules that out. If they are looking for things like bladder wall thickening, a collapsed bladder might make that impossible to see. But if the bladder is at least partially distended, usually the scan is ok. ...Read more

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Ct scan showed partially distended bladder. What does that mean!? Also have microscopic hematuria.

Ct scan showed partially distended bladder. What does that mean!? Also have microscopic hematuria.

Normal: A partially distended urinary bladder is a frequest normal finding on a ct scan. This appearance of the bladder is unrelated to your microhematuria. ...Read more

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31 weeks ultrasound, fetus showed a clearly distended bladder, no dilation in kidneys n amniotic pool was good. Ultrasound repeated next day showed same?

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 more

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I recently had a CT that showed an under distended bladder and pelvic phleboliths. I am 4 years out from papillary thyroid ca. Should I be concerned?

I recently had a CT that showed an under distended bladder and pelvic phleboliths. I am 4 years out from papillary thyroid ca. Should I be concerned?

No: Papillary thyroid cancer if removed and treated by an endocrinologis tis of no concern. Pelvic phleboliths are common. As far as the bladder issue you may want to discuss with your doctor ...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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Can a distended gall bladder cause swelling and make it hard to eat much and drink much?

A distended: gallbladder is caused by a stone blocking the outlet. So, eating fatty foods at this time may cause more discomfort than you necessarily would want. I would suggest seeking a PCP opinion and possibly getting referred to a surgeon for removal. Good Luck ...Read more

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What are the known causes for enlarged liver. Haemangioma & gall bladder not well distended?

What are the known causes for enlarged liver. Haemangioma & gall bladder not well distended?

Hepatomegaly: Common causes of enlarged liver are fat accumulation, heart failure, and tumors. You may consult this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/hepatitis/enlarged-liver-causes ...Read more

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What causes ecoli to get n bladder?

What causes ecoli to get n bladder?

See below.: Generally, for women, bacteria from feces (particularly e. Coli) gets in contact with the urethral opening. The bacteria are then able to enter the urethra and travel the relatively short distance (compared with men) to the bladder where it can cause infection - a uti. One of the best prevention strategies besides daily hygiene is to wipe front to back, not vice versa. ...Read more

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What could cause an overactive bladder?

See below: True oab is not caused by anything specific. It is also called bladder dysynergia or unstable bladder. It occurs in both men and women. Now certainsthings can make it worse such as caffeinated beverages, and alcohol. ...Read more

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What can cause an overactive bladder (oab)?

See below: We are not sure what causes the oab but we know what can make the symptoms worse: caffeinated beverages, alcohol, and diuretics. The other medical term is bladder dysynergia or unstable bladder. The bladder is essentially going into chaotic inconsistent spasms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of an overactive bladder?

Many: Oab can be urgency / frequency (uf) or full blown urge incontinence (uui). Ufcauses: dietary, inflammation, infection (vaginal or bladder), hypertonic pelvic muscles. Urge incontinence: weak urethra, spasm or unwanted contraction of bladder muscle. Reasons for bladder "spasm" include neurologic (stroke, spinal cord injury, ms) or idiopathic (essentially unknown). ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause a small bladder?

Please tell me what can cause a small bladder?

?Congenital?acquired: May have been born with small bladder. Bladder can contract after birth from recurrent utis, bladder contracting from outflow obstruction; voiding dysfunction; interstitial cystitis; spinal cord injury, abnormality, or neurologic problem. Best evaluated by urologist or uro-gynecologist. ...Read more