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How Long Does Painfull Bladder Last
Hard to predict: For some people overactive bladder is short and episodic and for other people it lasts for years. Medications such as oxybutynin, pelvic floor exercise, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Sometimes dietary changes may be helpful. Advanced therapies can include peripheral nerve stimulators and implantable nerve stimulators. ...Read more
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
3-4 hra: It depends the route but injectible Lidocaine usually lasts 3-4 hours and topical less topical patch more. ...Read more
Bladder infection: As long as want it to last if you don't treat it. ...Read more
Bladder prolapse: Forever usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stents: The spasms associated with ureteral stent removal are most often due to ureteral spasm. This is very similar to the colic pain produced by a stone passing. They usually subside within 24 hours. If not, it may be that a stone fragment remains in the ureter and needs attention. The drug ketorolac taken orally or intranasal, can be quite effective in controling ureteral colic at home. ...Read more
Anxiety or DM: Anxiety can sometimes lead to frequent urination (small amounts) lots of gu conditions can do this. Occasionally diabetes can escape detection initially. Specific gravity test of urine is low with diabetes incipidis. Type ii dm can present with frequent urination and with a 12 hour fast you might have a normal glucose. A glucose tolerance test or a hemaglobin a1c test is sometimes ordered. ...Read more
5 days ago I had a cyst rupture i'm still having discomfort and a lot of bloating how much longer will this last also pain in my bladder?
Bladder infection how long will symtoms last after having taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) medication for 5 days?
19+5wks preg. Takes me very long to empty my bladder incomplete emptying especially end of urination No UTI had it checked last wk.Is this normal?
Depends: Depends on which antibiotic, which bacteria is growing and the level of resistance that bacteria has to the antibiotic being used. Also, if you doctor assumed it was a uti, but instead it is a urethritis you may need further evaluation. If not better or worse near the end of the antibiotic course, you need to be reevaluated. ...Read more
Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones. How much longer will this last? Reached my max
Variable : Urinary tract infections are more common in individuals with sickle cell syndromes. These are caused by the "usual" organisms seen in the general population. Asymptomatic urinary tract infections may be a precipitating event for a pain crisis. Pyelonephritis may precipitate life threatening complications in sickle cell patients. ...Read more
Lower left chest pain/LUQ & mid Abd pain x 1 week. Dr. diagnosed bladder infection on Fri. & urine culture found strep B. How long will the pain last?
Not long: if the infection had ascended to your kidneys, it might take a little longer to resolve. If not beter in a couple more days, go back and be re-assessed. Be well. ...Read more
My wife had surgery for hiatal hernia repair and gall bladder removal 2 days ago. She has constant nausea- how long should this last?
Pain medications?: If you are taking pain medications, they may cause nausea. However if this is not the case and the problem has been present for more than a week or getting worse at any time, do check with the surgeon asap. ...Read more
How long can post infection inflammation bladder last? Had UTI treated one month ago, just took tests again was negative for uti, std, yeast, BV etc.
1-2 weeks...: If uti-causing bacteria are sensitive to antibiotic used, irritative voiding symptoms will improve within 2-3 days after taking it. Meanwhile, our body constantly strives to undergo self-healing as long as we provide suitable inside and outside environments for our body. So, in 1-2 weeks, most of healing process should be completed. If symptoms persist, one needs to consider something else. ...Read more
My gall bladder surgery was two weeks ago. I have days of regular bowel movements and days of urgent diarrhea 1 hour after meal. How long will it last?
UTIs or overstretch: Easy for bacteria to reach a female's bladder, witholding urination allows bacteria enough time to multiply & cause cystitis. Witholding urination can also result in thickening of bladder detrusor muscle eventually leading to voiding dysfunction or overactive bladder. In some cases bladder stretches more & more until muscle can't contract efficiently causing partial or complete urinary retention. ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on how much volume you are voiding. Most people void with 10-15 ounces and can void about half an ounce per second so you can do the math from there. You should have a relatively strong stream that is continuous so any significant changes in this might require an evaluation. ...Read more
It depends: Foley catheter drainage due to a bladder damage allows the bladder to decompress and heal. Depending on how large the bladder injury will dictate the length the foley needs to stay. In some cases performing an imaging study called a retrograde cystogram can be performed to show the bladder is fully healed and does not leak prior to removing the catheter. ...Read more
The most common medication used (oxybutin) works within hours. Nearly all of it's effect is by 1 week. It changes the tone of the bladder.
Exercises to strengthen the bladder have to build muscle tone and that takes a minimum of 2 weeks.
Sometimes people can have an inflammation of the bladder that has to heal up. This is NOT a common cause of overactive bladder ...Read more
6 weeks: I instruct my patient that they may drive in 7 to 10 days, return to light work in 10 to 14 days, no intercourse for 8?Weeks, & no heavy lifting for 12 weeks. ...Read more
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