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How do I know if I have an overactive bladder, or do I just drink too much fluids?

How do I know if I have an overactive bladder, or do I just drink too much fluids?

Bladder problem: Stop drinking so much, cut out soda/caffeine....If you stop going so often you figured it out....If still a problem see your doc. ...Read more

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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Why would I have an overactive bladder and need to pee? I'm only 29.

?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

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If i have an overactive bladder would it cause premature ejaculation ?

If i have an overactive bladder would it cause premature ejaculation ?

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

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I have an overactive bladder and recently started having trouble with peeing myself while I'm asleep what can I do about this?

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

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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?

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

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What does it mean to have an overactive bladder?

What does it mean to have an overactive bladder?

Void frequently: It means you are urinating more frequently than normal and it's because your bladder is sending premature messages that you need to void. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Tests that tell you if you have an overactive bladder?

Tests that tell you if you have an overactive bladder?

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 more

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Tests that tell you if you have an overactive bladder?

Tests that tell you if you have an overactive bladder?

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 more

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If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?

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

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If you?Have ?An overactive bladder is it better to hold your pee?Or let it flow to prevent infection?

No difference: If your bladder is over active, it is unlikely that you would be able to hold it long enough to increase your risk of an infection. Go when ever convenient. ...Read more

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How is overactive bladder treated?

Various treatments: Their are a variety of treatments for oab including dietary changes, medications electrical stimulation and others. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that causes patients to need to urinate frequently with an urgency that is bothersome. This condition can also occur ...Read more