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Whenever I go pee I have this pain in my very lower stomach on both the left and right side. It almost feels like pressure once my bladder is relieved?

Whenever I go pee I have this pain in my very lower stomach on both the left and right side. It almost feels like pressure once my bladder is relieved?

Possible infection: My question to you is, is this a new symptom or is this something you've had for a long time? If this feeling is new for you and you have feelings of burning, urgency to go, and difficulty emptying you might have a urinary tract infection. If pain in your lower abdomen is the predominant symptom, it could be many other things. Please see your doctor to have evaluated. ...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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Pressure on my bladder when I sit down. What does this indicate?

Pressure on my bladder when I sit down. What does this indicate?

Dropped?: This is a common complaint with support loss or a dropped bladder. See a specialist if this continues. ...Read more

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I sometimes (at least once a month) get pain in my bladder after emptying. The pain can only be relieved when I place pressure on my bladder. Help?

I sometimes (at least once a month) get pain in my bladder after emptying. The pain can only be relieved when I place pressure on my bladder. Help?

Bladder spasm: Sometimes a bladder spasm, like a muscle cramp, occurs in the bladder after it is emptied. It may mean that you delayed urination for a while causing the bladder to stretch, then contract more strongly after emptying.
Since it occurs infrequently, no treatment is indicated, but following an old urology professor's recommendation--"never pass a water fountain or bathroom without using it! " ...Read more

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I have a constant pressure on my bladder I have had all sorts of tests to rule out possibilities and it is not a UTI what could it be?

I have a constant pressure on my bladder I have had all sorts of tests to rule out possibilities and it is not a UTI what could it be?

Unclear, but: If all bladder eval is normal, I would think of unusual things like endometriosis if you are a female or uterine fibroid. Also, an empiric trial of Azithromycin is worth doing due to poss atypical infection like chlamydia and ureaplasma whether a man or woman especially if sexually active. An eval by gyn is advisable if female. I forwarded your question to urology for input and suggestions too. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pressure on my bladder and have to urinate at night more often?

Why do I feel pressure on my bladder and have to urinate at night more often?

Consider UTI: You may have a urinary tract infection (uti). It is best that you be evaluated by a medical provider to run tests and make sure you are thoroughly evaluated. See if you can get into an immediate care or your regular doctor as soon as you can. Another thought is that you may just drink too much before you go to bed or you have drinks that have too much caffeine in them. Cut liquids b 4 bed. ...Read more

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In the AM I'm fine, but throughout the day my urethral sponge puts more and more pressure on my bladder. Urine test normal. What's wrong? How to fix it?

In the AM I'm fine, but throughout the day my urethral sponge puts more and more pressure on my bladder. Urine test normal. What's wrong? How to fix it?

Unclear?: Your urethral sponge, even if engorged, would put pressure on your urethra. Is there a reason that you think your symptoms are related to such a specific area? Are you sure your symptoms aren't more so related to post-pregnancy related changes to the uterus/vagina? It sounds like you might benefit from seeing a urogynecologist for further help. ...Read more

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For the pass two weeks I been feeling nauseous, pain in my lower back and pressure on my bladder. They told me I had a UTI but I finish my medcinie.

For the pass two weeks I been feeling nauseous, pain in my lower back and pressure on my bladder. They told me I had a UTI but I finish my medcinie.

UTI: Not all infections are taken care of with a single dose of medicine or a single type of antibiotic. Uti's are difficult to "cure". Follow your physician's directions for best treatment. ...Read more

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I have extreme pressure in my bladder area... So bad I can't cough otherwise it feels like its going to exolode... What can this be from?

I have extreme pressure in my bladder area... So bad I can't cough otherwise it feels like its going to exolode... What can this be from?

Many possibilities: Bladder infection, pelvic mass (growth), painful bladder syndrome, pelvic floor hypertonicity disorder (pelvic muscle spasm), bladder stone, or urinary retention.
Recommend evaluation by urogynecologist or urologist. ...Read more

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I have pressure pain down there and seem to not be able to empty my bladder what can I do?

I have pressure pain down there and seem to not be able to empty my bladder what can I do?

Need examination: You should also have a urinalysis to check for some type of infection. If you are or have ever been sexually active then, you should also tested for sexually transmitted diseases. You may start drinking lots of WATER, cut back or stop caffeine products such as coffee, tea, and soda pop. You may send me questions by writing them at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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After urination I still feel a little pressure in my bladder?

After urination I still feel a little pressure in my bladder?

Pressure: See a urologist...May be infection or not proper emptying of bladder. ...Read more

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I have pressure in my bladder while urinating?

I have pressure in my bladder while urinating?

Rule out UTI: Suggest you see a uro-gynecologist or urologist if urinalysis demonstrates no infection. This could be a cystocele, rectocele or partial bladder or uterine prolapse. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a UTI. I have frequent urination, my bladder feels like its not getting empty all the way. I feel pressure and discomfort when uri?

As described: Burning with urination, frequency, urgency, sense of incomplete emptying are classic for UTI. Occasionally you may also see blood in your urine. Recommend going to primary care doctor or urgent care for UA, urine culture, and empiric antibiotics. Drink plenty of fluids to flush infected urine out of bladder. ...Read more

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I had a orange/pinkish jelly/semen like substance passing when I urinate little bit pressure in my bladder but no real pain I also had semensamecolor?

I had a orange/pinkish jelly/semen like substance passing when I urinate little bit pressure in my bladder but no real pain I also had semensamecolor?

Infection? STD?: This is probably an infection, perhaps involving the seminal vesicles (the semen collecting sacs) or the prostate. Gonorrhea or chlamydia is possible if at risk for STDs. An STD is expecially likely if there is also discharge from your penis apart from urination. See a doctor ASAP for proper diagnosis and probably an antibiotic prescription. Good luck. ...Read more