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What are the treatments for an adult male patient with total urinary bladder capacity of 120 ml?

What are the treatments for an adult male patient with total urinary bladder capacity of 120 ml?

Here are some...: The care for low bladder capacity depends on its possibly identifiable causes, which have to be deduce and for which modifiable options of care with/with out drugs can be implemented. To sort these related issues out correctly, follow info in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html, and http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. ...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 there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

Is there any effective natural treatments  and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

LAZY BLADDER: Treatments are usually aimed at keeping infections away. This can be done with vitamin c and methanamine. This assumes there is no blockage still. Many people simply catheterize to empty the residual urine 2-3x/day. ...Read more

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Which treatment is better for Prostate cancer - Stage 1? Surgery for prostate removal or Radiation therapy with some medication?

Which treatment is better for Prostate cancer - Stage 1? Surgery for prostate removal or Radiation therapy with some medication?

It is debatable: This is a common dilema as both treatment types(surgery and Radiotherapy) give equally good results. The chocie between the two is based on your Age and personal preference. I would advise you to meet with both specialists ,and go for surgery if your age is ...Read more

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Will Methylcobalamin750 mcg and Pregabalin75 mg is EFFECTIVE in treatment of Neurogenic Bladder URINE RETENTION or What will be OTHER Treatment?Thanks

Will Methylcobalamin750 mcg and Pregabalin75 mg is EFFECTIVE in treatment of Neurogenic Bladder URINE RETENTION or What will be OTHER Treatment?Thanks

B12: Neither of these treatments are used in neurogenic bladder commonly. Methylcobalamin, a B12 precursor, would be needed if one was deficient to allow small nerves to heal but not specific to bladder. Lyrica (pregabalin) does not typically help neurogenic bladder symptoms, despite helping neuropathic pain in many conditions. ...Read more

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Is chronic sinusitis treatment with prednisone (total 275mg in 20d)and antibiotics beneficial for diabetic with thyroid problems?Or priority tosurgery

Is chronic sinusitis treatment with prednisone (total 275mg in 20d)and antibiotics beneficial for diabetic with thyroid problems?Or priority tosurgery

Diagnosis: 20 days of Prednisone is too long for the treatment of sinusitis. The usual dose is 60 mg. Daily for 5 days. The Prednisone can have an effect on your blood sugar. If the cat scan reveals chronic sinusitis and you have been on multiple antibiotics and you are symptomatic, that is, yellow green nasal discharge, pain and pressure in the face for more than 90 days. Surgery is appropriate. ...Read more

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Can broad spectrum antibiotics (for bladder infection) be bad for and affect effectiveness of someone taking diuretic treatment for heart failure?

Can broad spectrum antibiotics (for bladder infection) be bad for and affect effectiveness of someone taking diuretic treatment for heart failure?

Depends: In general there is little risk of interaction between the most commonly used antibiotics and the diuretics used for treatment of CHF. To get specific information the exact medications would need to be need. ...Read more

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Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

What's the question?: You say what was prescribed and why, but you did not ask a question. Please ask again and tell us what you want to know about this. There is a 150 character limit, so keep it brief, but as complete as possible. ...Read more

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Which suppliments can be taken for stage 3 prostate cancer bladder incontinence?

Which suppliments can be taken for stage 3 prostate cancer bladder incontinence?

None proven: Unfortunately, there are no proven supplements that can help reduce incontinence. Please discuss this with your urologist, as there are medications that may help. ...Read more

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What's the overall outlook for Peyronie's disease patients? How many have natural recovery, or worsening, or stable condition enough for intercourse?

Treatable/severity: See a urologist for defintive treatment based on the severity of the illness. If stable as noted, no need for medical or surgicial intervention. ...Read more

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Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Varied: Physical therapy with pelvic floor relaxation offers improvement for some patients. You need to find a therapist with experience to truly get benefit. Some patients claim improvement with avoiding artificial sweetners, acidic foods-orange juice, lemons, and spicy foods. Every patient is a little different. Look up the irritable bowel diet recs and there is overlap with inter. Cystitis diets. ...Read more

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For what reasons inflammatory disease of cardiac valves diminish their effective function?

For what reasons inflammatory disease of cardiac valves diminish their effective function?

See details: I prevents complete opening and/or closing of the heart valve which in turn adversely effects the ability of the heart to pump blood normally. ...Read more

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After having treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity return back to normal?

After having treatment for interstitial cystitis, will my bladder capacity return back to normal?

Yes: Usually with interstitial cystitis the symptoms of frequent urination occurs because the bladder wall is inflammed .Bladder capacity remains unchanged.Once treated you get symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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Is their other treatment other than dialysis and transplant for chronic kidney disease ? At stage 4 ..... Is there medication available to repair ?

Is their other treatment other than dialysis and transplant for chronic kidney disease ? At stage 4 .....  Is there medication available to repair ?

Treatment of CKD: At ckd stage 4, you do not need dialysis at present. If you ckd progresses to end stage renal disease, you will need to start on dialysis or have a transplant. You do not list that you have diabetes or hypertension, if the cause of your ckd is polycystic kidney disease, not much can be done for your decline into higher stages of ckd. Your nephrologist is the one to speak to about your prognosis. ...Read more

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Does BCG treatment for bladder cancer decrease your immune system?

See below : Intravesical BCG used to both treat and prevent recurrence of urothelial bladder cancer. Despite its widespread common usage, its specific mechanism of action poorly understood. BCG is an attenuated form of the bacteria that causes TB (much like a vaccine) that "stimulates" (not weakens) ones immune system in such a way to kill the tumor cells. Pts with weak immune systems have poorer responses. ...Read more

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Is there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Is there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about penile rehabilitation which includes daily low dose pill (like viagra). This should occur for 1 year after surgery: see this link http://www.Healthymerlin.Com/after-prostate-surgery-patients-need-penile-rehab/. ...Read more

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Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Yes: Male slings have been shown to be of great assistance in helping men with certain types of incontinence after prostate surgery. I suggest you talk to the urologist who performed the prostatectomy or find one of the younger robotic trained urologists who might be more aware of new technology to help with incontinence after prostatectomy. ...Read more

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Which is good for an overactive bladder besides prescription detrol (tolterodine)?

Which is good for an overactive bladder besides prescription detrol (tolterodine)?

Medical + nonmedical: In addition to Detrol (tolterodine) (instead of) there are many, many different "anti-cholinergic" medications that have a fewer side effects (but they may be more expensive or not covered by your insurance). There are also nonmedical aids, including avoiding certain types of foods and bladder stimulants (eg, caffeine) and timed voiding (keep you bladder less full). Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills  acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Ee comment: In the traditional scientific method of treating urinary infection, no one drug is capable to treating all infections, as the germs react differently and at times unpredictably we don't know what the herbs contain? Cystitis cystica and glandularis are not due to infection. ...Read more

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Reduced Bladder Size (Definition)

Reduced bladder capacity is a symptom in which a person's bladder can hold less urine than it could previously. The person may need to urinate more often. Causes include bladder disorders, cancer, compression of the bladder by something else ...Read more


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