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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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About ten years ago, my gall bladder was removed. Now my liver seems to feel swollen. I have been diagnosed with fatty liver. What can I do?

About ten years ago,  my gall bladder was removed.   Now my liver seems to feel swollen.  I have been diagnosed with fatty liver.   What can I  do?

Lose weight: If that is all that is going on, lose weight. However are you sure that is the extent of the problem? Have you seen a specialist GI with an interest in hepatology (will likely be a member of aasld) or a hepatologist? ...Read more

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After sex i must pee so often. Its like my bladder is swollen.

After sex i must pee so often. Its like my bladder is swollen.

Duration & protect'n: Depends on how long it's been since last voided (did you pee before you started?), and also has a slight protective benefit to clear urethra after sex. Not necessarily a problem. ...Read more

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I have 2 golf ball size painless lumps in my bladder area. Also my penis is swollen?

I have 2 golf ball size painless lumps in my bladder area. Also my penis is swollen?

See a urologist: You have a large mass in bladder area and swollen penis, you need to consult your family doctor or a urologist asap to find out what that is these two may or may not be related.Large mass in bladder area may be a lipoma, a hernia, or some other tumor and swelling of penis can be from several causes can not say without examining. We need more history as to urinary symptoms, fever etc.So see md. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my bladder to be swollen or anything that is connected to urinating to be swolen? I urine way too much and same lil amount

Is it possible for my bladder to be swollen or anything that is connected to urinating to be swolen? I urine way too much and same lil amount

Frequent small voids: This means bladder inability to hold urine adequately. Possibilities include infection of bladder (UTI) inflammation (cystitis), tumor filling bladder, or a small bladder. You need a urologist. ...Read more

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Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. she has gal bladder problems i think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. she has gal bladder problems i think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Pain on the left rib: region is likely not related to the gall bladder b/c the gall bladder is located underneath the lower Rt. rib cage. Gall stones are very common and inflammation of the gall bladder can be aggravated by eating fatty foods. Avoiding fatty foods helps to reduce the frequency of gall bladder attacks. However, if the pain is on her left side, it is not likely gall bladder. If it persists, see doc. ...Read more

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I just had my gall bladder removed on the 11th of this month (two days ago). I am on pain meds...percacet, and am resting. I do have pain by the incision where they removed the actual gallbladder and it does seem swollen and slightly hard, but also all ov

I just had my gall bladder removed on the 11th of this month (two days ago). I am on pain meds...percacet, and am resting. I do have pain by the incision where they removed the actual gallbladder and it does seem swollen and slightly hard, but also all ov

Call surgeon: Your question was not complete. If you are just 2 days post-op, and having concerns that are not covered on your aftercare instructions, call the surgeon who did the surgery for the best answer. If you have a general question or concern, please ask again, and remember there is a 150 character limit for questions, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more

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Is tight bladder neck classed as bladder neck obstruction? i get stop start urination and swollen feeling on and off, frequent urge etc.

Is tight bladder neck classed as bladder neck obstruction? i get stop start urination and swollen feeling on and off, frequent urge etc.

Here are some...: Tight bladder neck is used to describe what a urologist see on cystourethroscopy-like a tight rubber band ring, which is clinically related with diminishing urine flow so a term of bladder neck obstruction is coined. However, how these findings and description may be implied in urinary symptoms of every individuals should be correlated with urodynamic testing & clinical assessment. So, ask doctor. ...Read more

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Ccan a bladder infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

Ccan a bladder infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

No, it does not: If your groin nodes are enlarged it may be more due to skin infections around the private parts including vaginal infections. ...Read more

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When sexually aroused I feel pain on bladder area and my testis veins get swollen and If I don't ejaculate the pain remains until next day. ?

When sexually aroused I feel pain on bladder area and my testis veins get swollen and If I don't ejaculate the pain remains until next day. ?

Epidydymal HTN: The description is consistent with a term urologists used called epidydymal hypertension. This is thought to be due to testicular vasocongestion secondary to prolonged, unsatisfied sexual arousal. Lay people may use the term "blue balls syndrome" Treatment is sexual release. ...Read more