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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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My uncle just undergone TURP for enlarged prostate gland. Post surgery he has hypotonic bladder. Is it curable!? What is the treatment

My uncle just undergone TURP for enlarged prostate gland. Post surgery he has hypotonic bladder. Is it curable!? What is the treatment

Difficult problem: If recent there may still be recovery, the first step in treatment is a good evaluation, usually with urodynamic studies to determine if it is truly a weak bladder vs a persistent obstruction. If the bladder is weak, but he can void and does not experience repeat infections then it may be best to do nothing beyond behavioral strategies. The only real treatment is a catheter, preferably self-cath. ...Read more

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What can cause a incontanant bladder?

What can cause a incontanant bladder?

Doctor can determine: Urinary incontinence isn't a disease, it's a symptom. It can be caused by everyday habits, underlying medical conditions or physical problems. A thorough evaluation by your doctor can help determine what's behind your incontinence. ...Read more

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What are the causes of an overactive bladder?

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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What causes overactive bladder and what are treaments?

What causes overactive bladder  and what are treaments?

Many causes: Oab can be due to bladder irritants like caffeine, tomatoes, or alcohol, but it can also be due to infections, stones, cancer, or neurologic diseases. Be sure to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. Oab can be significantly improved by using a bladder diary, avoiding irritants, not over-drinking, and using "bladder retraining" with timed voiding. Medicines are available if needed. ...Read more

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What causes bladder retention?

Many reasons: A lazy bladder ( atony) due to neurological cause or medicine. Also block like big prostate or narrow urethra. See urology. ...Read more

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Corn cause gall bladder attack?

Corn cause gall bladder attack?

It can: Any food can cause an attack in patients with gallbladder disease. Usually, patients report that fried or fatty foods cause the most symptoms. Are you using butter on your corn? ...Read more

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What causes a neurogenic bladder?

What causes a neurogenic bladder?

Damaged or no nerves: Between brain and bladder.Some children born with spina bifida & myelomeningocele & other spinal abnormalities or cerebral palsy have congenital neurogenic bladder. Spinal cord injuries or tumors, transverse myelitis, brain tumors or injuries, multiple sclerosis, diabetes can all cause nb.Basically, any interruption, of sensory or motor nerve impulses to or from bladder &/or sphincter cause a nb. ...Read more

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What foods cause bladder irritation!

What foods cause bladder irritation!

Here are some...: Here are some well-known examples: coffee, caffeine-related beverages, alcohol, spicy foods, etc. However, the degree and variety of food incompatibility widely differ among individuals. Note: Something not agreeable with A doesn't mean it will do the same to B. So, exercise personal watch and common sense, and adjust to what body tells. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control?

Many things: The bladder has a simple function: store waste and get rid of it when you tell it to. However, that may seem simple, it is a complex arrangement of nerves, muscles and signaling pathways. When the bladder "losses control" it means there is fault in one of these complex systems. A urologist can usually diagnose the exact cause and direct treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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Can creatine cause over active bladder ?

Can creatine cause over active bladder ?

Not likely.: Creatine is not known to affect bladder function in any way. Overactive bladder symptoms can be made worse by caffeine, diuretics (water pills), or excessive fluid intake. ...Read more

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Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Lots of things : Bladder infection is the most common but neurological diseases like ms, parkinsons or even diabetes should be considered. ...Read more

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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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What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

Several causes: Causes of loss of bladder control include infection, scarring of the urinary tract with blockage, and childbirth. Many times, there are no physical causes and one can have urge incontinence from an overactive bladder. This condition is generally treated with oral medications. ...Read more

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Does dehydration cause painfull bladder spasm?

Can cause stomach: Or muscle cramping. Sometimes urine can become so concentrated that it is irritating to the bladder. In any case drink plenty of fluids and it should resolve. ...Read more

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What are the causes of getting prolapse bladder?

What are the causes of getting prolapse bladder?

Many: The front wall of the vagina is immediately below the bladder separated by soft tissue. The vagina may lose the support over time due to factors like childbirth, gravity, repetitive coughing, heavy lifting, and genetic predisposition. When the vagina loses the support by any mechanisim, it tends to come down and eventually protrude throught the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Incontinence: There are 3 types: stress, urge, overflow incontinence. Stress incontinence is due to loss of bladder support from pregnancy, aging, hormonal deficiency. Urge incontinence is due over activity of the bladder muscle, usually of unknown cause, and overflow incontinence caused by urinary obstruction, or neurogenic bladder that cause urine retention. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a low functioning gall bladder?

What are the causes of a low functioning gall bladder?

Obstruction of flow: Bile flow can be obstructed from gallstones or scarring or kinking of the cystic duct--the duct leading from the gallbladder to the main common bile duct. That's why you can have typical gallbladder symptoms in the absence of stones. ...Read more

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