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Do I Have An Overactive Bladder
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
Doctor's Note: See your doctor, get checked out and get a note for your teacher. ...Read more
?Nerves?UTI?Strictur: Do you drink too much. ?Caffeine consumption. Ru overanxious. Uti can be treated by your primary care dr. Consult with a urologist if these are not the cause. You may have an anatomic problem such as urethral stricture, interstitial cystitis or an overactive bladder from unknown causes. Good luck. ...Read more
Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. The prostate is like what a plumber would called a "check valve" and the overactive bladder is not directly a cause. Researchers say "Correlation does not imply causality." ...Read more
I have an overactive bladder. None of the of pills I've taken helped. I'm thinking about getting botox in my bladder. Would this surgery be benefical?
I have an overactive bladder and recently started having trouble with peeing myself while I'm asleep what can I do about this?
Here are some...: Most likely your conditions will resolve in time with healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession (as described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html & http://www.formefirst.com/eMagicPowerUHL.html) if just happening recently. If not resolved in 3 months as usually expected, seek evaluation, care, & counseling. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. Best... ...Read more
Can you have Interstitial Cystitis without pain. My doctor said I have an overactive bladder and I want to make sure it's not ic?
IC is pain: IC is sometimes referred to as "painful bladder syndrome". At age 22 IC is unlikely. If you you want to "make sure" get cystoscopy ubder anesthesia. I would not recommend cystoscopy at this point if you were my patient. Discuss with your doctor or see a urologist. Relax,good luck. ...Read more
Can gluten intolerance cause frequent urination? I was told I have an overactive bladder oxybutynin and botox injectioin did not work what else cause
Don't blame gluten: Gluten issues are primarily gut related & there are no good studies linking it to your kidneys or bladder. There are some who suggest the autoimmune nature of celiac disease can involve other tissue types, but this neither explains or would alter your treatment efforts. If you are a true celiac, your efforts to avoid gluten should already be complete. Any exposure to gluten in any form is a no no ...Read more
Does c-section reduce
the risk of urinary incontinence? I have an overactive bladder & mild incontinence (without even having given birth!). Is it wiser to deliver through c-section in my case?
Urodynamics: The most common way of establishing bladder overactivity is by performing urodynamics. A catheter is placed in the bladder and the bladder slowly filled while the bladder pressure is monitored. You will be asked many questions about what you feel during the study. If the bladder pressures rise rapidly and frequently without your control, then an overactive bladder may be the correct diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Urodynamic testing : *urine analysis * urodynamic testing is a bladder filling test using a computer with pressure sensor catheters to detect for abnormal bladder spasms. * cystoscopy: is looking into the bladder with a camera to check for stones or lesions. * urinary tract imaging: an ultrasound or ct scan may be ordered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?
Watch your intake: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. Carbonated fluids, juices (cranberry) and spicy foods can all bother the bladder. See your doc to make sure there isn't an infection or other issue. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Is it possible to have an overactive bladder AND an underactive (nuerogenic) bladder? I have symptoms of both. urodynamics next month. just curious.
Yes: yes it is possible, urodynamics is the next right step ...Read more
If you?Have ?An overactive bladder is it better to hold your pee?Or let it flow to prevent infection?
Bladder problem i was given an antibiotic for bladder infection, i took it for 7days and it did not help at all. I was still going to the bathroom a lot, went back to the clinic and they told me i may have an overactive bladder. They gave me oxibutynin an
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