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Does The Bladder Heal Itself Over Time
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
Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suspect ic had no pain for aprox2 months will a cystoscopy still be acurate or does the bladder heal in between flares? (not had any utis)
Why do a : Procedure if no pain? You may have gone into remission! it's just a waste of money. Doubt it would show much if you have been symptom free for 2 months! ...Read more
What are the short term symptoms of holding in urine for a long time? Is it possible to irritate the bladder doing this? No bacteria found....
No problem: This should not be a problem. You don't say how long you were holding it in, or how much discomfort you had, but generally this should not create medical issues. ...Read more
I had botox done 4months ago it made things worse.still having very hard time urinating. what are the chances of damage to the bladder due to botox?
?infection: Tough to say without an examination and testing, but a vaginal infection is often considered infections until proven other wise. Bladder discharges are only seen in the urine as opposed to vaginal discharges. If you have a discharge when urinating from the bladder, that would need to be evaluated as well. ...Read more
No: Bladder control is a function of the sphincter. There is no food that will improve control of the bladder sphincter. It is helpful to avoid ingestion of anything that increases urine production, such as alcoholic beverages. When the bladder is full it tends to have more urine leakage. Emptying the bladder more often will result in less bladder leakage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: an early lesion found to involve mucosa only is easily treated by fulguration and intravesicle drugs such a BCG. If the tumor has penetrated into the muscularis of the bladder then surgical resection is most often effective. Should the lesion penetrate to the surface and nodes involved then chemo - radiation and possible cystectomy needed with high failure rate. ...Read more
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