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Does trying to hold my pee longer make my bladder stronger?

Does trying to hold my pee longer make my bladder stronger?

No: It is not advised to hold your urine. Age, bladder muscles, its size, and presence of prolapse all can count. Pelvic exercises are very helpful. You need to talk to your doctor to rule out any medical problems. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Why do you start to feel bladder pain if hold your pee in for a really long time?

Here are some....: Any organs under acute over-stretching will induce mild to unbearable discomfort, even pain, depending on the pressure inside the hollow organs like urinary bladder, gall bladder, kidneys, bowel, etc. If chronic over months or years, you may not feel anything wrong. Of course, it reflects the threshold of individual nerve-endings. More on sickness? To http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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So, this is embarrassing but I can't hold my bladder In Anymore, for long periods of time. I having been peeing on myself because I do t get to the re?

So, this is embarrassing but I can't hold my bladder In Anymore, for long periods of time. I having been peeing on myself because I do t get to the re?

Have this checked: This is abnormal for somebody your age. Several tests need to be done by a physician to help you solve this problem: including blood tests to rule out problems like diabetes, urine studies, physical exam etc. ...Read more

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Ultrasound to check My L ovary since is been hurting Do I really need to come with a full bladder? My ovary hurts when I hold my pee for a long period

Ultrasound to check My L ovary since is been hurting Do I really need to come with a full bladder? My ovary hurts when I hold my pee for a long period

Ultrasound: well with an empty bladder it is much more likely you'll need a prolonged vaginal probe done. the full bladder helps the tech see transabdominally. Try drinking fluid in the waiting area while waiting on the tech, so the bladder not really full until you are being scanned. ...Read more

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I can hold about 12L of urine.. I don't always wait that long but that's my bladder capacity, do I just have a big bladder or something to worry about?

I can hold about 12L of urine.. I don't always wait that long but that's my bladder capacity, do I just have a big bladder or something to worry about?

12 or 1.2 L?: 12 L of urine is unheard of and 1.2 L is possible. In my 46-yr study and practice in urology, the largest urine hold inside the bladder was 3.5+ L. Generally, a bladder holds some 0.25 - 0.5 L. So, either 12 or 1.2 L is too much. Is it normal? A detailed evaluation to assess your voiding pattern, check postvoid residual urine, urinalysis, etc. is needed. To assure such, see urologist timely. ...Read more

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How long can you hold your urine in for before you start getting a risk for bladder infection?

How long can you hold your urine in for before you start getting a risk for bladder infection?

As long as you can: In a normal person hold urine will not cause infection, as normal urine is sterile free from infection. Urinary tract infections (UTI) will occur due to underlying pathology. ( disease ). ...Read more

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Bladder is weaken and can't hold urine for long time and it also hurts if you hold your urine. Infection? How it can be cured? Medicines or naturally?

Complicated: The bladder is a poor witness to a urinary problem: it acts the same way no matter what is causing the issue. Urinary frequency and urgency may not be due to a bladder problem at all, but could be due to scar tissue, blockage, prostatic issues or infections or stones. Therefore, a full evaluation by a urologist is the answer to the questions as several diagnoses are possible. ...Read more

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Can't hold my bladder for long.I can empty my bladder completely.Urine/flow tests show nothing.The doctor gave me doxycycline, improved then came back?

Can't hold my bladder for long.I can empty my bladder completely.Urine/flow tests show nothing.The doctor gave me doxycycline, improved then came back?

Frequency: These symptoms are related to irritability of the bladder, very similar to ibs. Many times drinking too many sodas, caffeinated drinks and spicy foods can cause this. Sometimes it can be related to hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, irritation of the urethra during intercourse. Sometimes you need to take an antispasmodic medication to break the cycle or avoid the above foods. ...Read more

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I have had back pain and sciatica for a long time, now I have bladder burning, tests for UTI come back negative, my urine has a strong odor. I quit drinking coffee and it helped, the burning went away. But notice strong urine odor.

I have had back pain and sciatica for a long time, now I have bladder burning, tests for UTI come back negative, my urine has a strong odor. I quit drinking coffee and it helped, the burning went away. But notice strong urine odor.

Need more info: Your symptoms are concerning. I would strongly recommend that you see your primary care physician for a complete examination and have him/her do some blood and urine tests. At your age several medical problems can be the cause of your complaints. ...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


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more