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How long does an overactive bladder last once it starts?

How long does an overactive bladder last once it starts?

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

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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How long does lidocaine last in the bladder for pain?

How long does lidocaine last in the bladder for pain?

3-4 hra: It depends the route but injectible Lidocaine usually lasts 3-4 hours and topical less topical patch more. ...Read more

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How long does post bladder catheter pain last after they take out the catheter?

How long does post bladder catheter pain last after they take out the catheter?

Variable: The catheter can irritate the urethra causing burning with urination. This pain should be self limiting but if persistent for more than a few days, an infection may have set in. See your doctor if this is true. ...Read more

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How long will this bladder infection last?

How long will this bladder infection last?

Bladder infection du: bladder infection lasts from 3 to 10 days. get treatment early. you don't want infection to ascend up ureters to kidneys causing flank pain, fever, nausea, vomiting... ...Read more

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How long do spasms in bladder last after getting a stent removed?

How long do spasms in bladder last after getting a stent removed?

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

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Frequent urination for 3 years undiagnosed. What bladder problem can last this long?

Frequent urination for 3 years undiagnosed. What bladder problem can last this long?

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

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How long does a bladder infection or UTI last with and without medicine?

How long does a bladder infection or UTI last with and without medicine?

Urinary track infection: Uncomplicated urinary tract infection if treated with antibiotics usually gets better within days. If not treated, the symptoms may last indefinitely. ...Read more

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Bladder infection how long will symtoms last after having taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) medication for 5 days?

Bladder infection how long will symtoms last after having taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) medication for 5 days?

Shouldn't: The symptoms should be resolving after 5 days. Call your physician and let him know, as he may want to change to another antibiotic,
ask about Pyridium (phenazopyridine) as well. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Bladder pressure: Your growing uterus is sitting on the emptying bladder making it difficult to completely void. This is normal and sometimes some supra pubic gentle pressure at the end of voiding assists in emptying the bladder in this state. ...Read more

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How long can nausea last after passing a kidney stone into the bladder?

Nausea: Nausea and vomiting usually occurs during the acute episode. If you still have nausea is probably not related to the stone.. You could have gastritis from possible medications they may have given you for control of pain. ...Read more

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While being on antibiotics for bladder infection or uti, how long does the pain last?

While being on antibiotics for bladder infection or uti, how long does the pain last?

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

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Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones. How much longer will this last? Reached my max

Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones.  How much longer will this last? Reached my max

Ask ur Urologist: If he would give u meds stronger than lortab which u r currently taking. Antiinflammatory meds, muscle relaxers and injectable painmeds are other options. God bless u! ...Read more

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How long does bladder pain associated with sickle cell trait last?

How long does bladder pain associated with sickle cell trait last?

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

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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

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My wife had surgery for hiatal hernia repair and gall bladder removal 2 days ago. She has constant nausea- how long should this last?

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

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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.

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

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How long can a bladder disease take to form?

How long can a bladder disease take to form?

Short time: Bladder disease is a broad category. The simplest of these is a urinary tract infection which can take a very short time to form and usually manifests and painful and/or burning with urination. ...Read more

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How long do you clamp a Foley to bladder train ?

How long do you clamp a Foley to bladder train ?

As needed.: You need to fill bladder to get optimal contraction. It depends on fluid intake and severity. Obviously these times differ between patients, so no specific time can be given! ...Read more

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What are the consequences of holding your bladder for too long?

What are the consequences of holding your bladder for too long?

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

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How long does it take for the bladder to empty?

How long does it take for the bladder to empty?

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

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How long is catheter necessary after a nicked bladder?

How long is catheter necessary after a nicked bladder?

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

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Why do overactive bladder medicines take so long to work?

Why do overactive bladder medicines take so long to work?

Hmmm....: 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

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How long will it take for my overactive bladder to get better?

Depends: If you have a certain type medications may help quickly, sometimes surgery is requireed. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a dropped bladder repair?

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