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Doctor insights on: Foods That Irritate The Bladder

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I have an irritable bladder and bladder spasms. No infection. Advise?

I have an irritable bladder and bladder spasms. No infection. Advise?

Consult urologist: Require detailed history & physical examination. This HealthTap format can give no more advice than that because cause of your symptoms must be determined before treatment should be instituted. Hopefully you can be treated with one of many medications which can relieve these symptoms. ...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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Is a main symptom irritable bladder of scleroderma?

Is a main symptom irritable bladder of scleroderma?

No: Irritable bladder is not a main feature of scleroderma. Skin changes and raynaud's phenomena are the typical presenting features of this illness. ...Read more

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What can irritate gall bladder (except unhealthy food) and as a result make you vomit?

What can irritate gall bladder (except unhealthy food) and as a result make you vomit?

Gallstones: Gallstones or stones caught in the common bile duct can irritate the gallbladder and make you vomit. There are many other causes as well. You should seek professional help for this. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

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 more

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Are there foods that will help control the bladder.

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 more

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Can eating food affect your bladder like liquid can?

Can eating food affect your bladder like liquid can?

Yes: Urologists often put patients on restrictive food diets to see which good is causing bladder or urethral irritation. Then there are foods like high nitrite foods that are presumed to play a role in bladder cancer, certain hot dogs being among the culprits. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

Fatty, Fried Foods: The function of bile is to absorb fat from our diet. Fatty meals cause the release of a hormone (cck) that stimulates the gb to contract. Therefore, a low-fat diet is advised. Unfortunately, an attack can occur unrelated to food. The only definitive way to avoid a gb attack is gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Good luck! ...Read more

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After removal of gall bladder - what food you are not support to eat?

After removal of gall bladder - what food you are not support to eat?

Fatty foods : There is really no restriction per say. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea and cramps for majority of patients. Some pts have no issues at all. Others, get better w time and some never get better. Diarrhea is annoying but if dont mind, eats whatever. Imodium (loperamide) can help as well. ...Read more

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Can some foods cause bladder spasms? Or so e foods make it worse or better?

Bladder spasm: Horse. This is an interesting question. There is a school of thought that the bladder, like the bowels, has a sensitivity to certain elements of the diet. (interstitial cystitis behaves much like inflammatory bowel disease). You are in charge here. Keep a diary of you bladder symptoms (on paper) and note what worsens your symptoms. Pay attention to artificial sweeteners. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible for bladder spasms to just occur with no known origin and foods not trigger it?

Is it possible for bladder spasms to just occur with no known origin and foods not trigger it?

Yes.: Bladder spasms do have a cause, but it can often be difficult to identify. Avoiding foods on the "interstitial cystitis" list certainly can help some, but bladder muscle overactivity can have complicated neural, muscular, and inflammatory causes. Work closely with a female or neuro-urologist to continue to look for causes & to find ways to improve your symptoms. Much luck to you. ...Read more