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How Much Urine Can Your Bladder Hold
Adult -> 5 - 600mL: (17 - 20 oz) calculation for children is to add 2 to their age in years ; express it in oz. Thus normal bladder volume for a 5-year-old is 7 oz or 210ml, 12 oz or 350 ml for a ten-year-old. Teen-agers have an adult size bladder. Full-term newborn babies have about a 50 - 60 ml bladder capacity, just about 2 oz. Of course some adults can stretch their bladders to hold a liter. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Varies; 400-600mL.: There is, of course, a wide range. You can say that the average male bladder capacity is around 400-600ml, or 13-20 fluid ounces. This would be the volume voided after holding urine to the point of severe urgency. If the patient is under anesthesia and the bladder distended with water, the bladder can usually hold even more, around 1000ml or 33 fl. Oz. ...Read more
What type of procedure(s) can correct urinary incontinence if Oxybutin doesn't work? Can't hold my bladder long enough to make it to bathroom.
Is it better to hold your urine to develop higher holding capacity or to strengthen bladder n kidneys or to urinate often?
Bladder is weaken and can't hold urine for long time and it also hurts if you hold your urine. Infection? How it can be cured? Medicines or naturally?
Complicated: The bladder is a poor witness to a urinary problem: it acts the same way no matter what is causing the issue. Urinary frequency and urgency may not be due to a bladder problem at all, but could be due to scar tissue, blockage, prostatic issues or infections or stones. Therefore, a full evaluation by a urologist is the answer to the questions as several diagnoses are possible. ...Read more
Bladder capacity: Depending on your age between 250ccto 400cc. ...Read more
Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cystitis) rarely causes systemic symptoms. Discomfort in the pelvic area and irritative voiding symptoms are typical. In general, a bladder infection should not ascend to the kidneys unless there is an anatomic abnormality with the ureters. (reflux). ...Read more
Can be a long time: Chronic smokers of cannabis/marijuana/thc can test positive long after their last use. The two main tests that will reveal evidence of use at this later time are hair sample and urine sample. The average time following last use for a urine test is often cited as 30 days, but can be much longer. Thc can be stored in fat cells and released at a later time giving a positive test long after last use. ...Read more
Anatomy & Physiology: There is not any good answer for your question. Perhaps you can rephrase it with what you really want to know. The hydration process in humans varies minute by minute to maintain a symbiotic balance that promotes as healthy of an internal environment as possible. Some fluids contain chemicals that cause dehydration such as caffeine and alcohol. Other's have lots of sugars which change the human. ...Read more
Pain resolved : Usually the pain and discomfort will resolve. ...Read more
Unable to MT bladder: Not due to bladder spasms, but urethral sphincter spasms can cause some urinary retention. Urethral stricture, diverticulum, thrombosed caruncle, Skene's gland cyst or abcess are all urethral causes. External causes: cystocele, fecal impaction, uterine fibroid or anti-incontinence procedure. Internal causes: Stones, bladder or urethral tumor, ureterocele.Neurologic: MS, diabetes, spinal cord cause ...Read more
If i drink a lot of soda can that cause me to have to urinate more often? And how long is too long to hold in the contents of your bladder?
No more than h2o: Soda has a lot of water in it. New research shows caffeine is not a significant diuretic once a body becomes tolerant to its effect. Therefore, you pee more b/c you're drinking more water. Don't hold your bladder more than 4 hours during the day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an inbedded bladder infection cause bladder to hold less urine? can it affect urodynamics results
Here are some ...: "Inbedded bladder infection" in your mind may refer to bacterial bladder infection which is difficult to eradicate leading to chronic inflammation of bladder lining and its muscles. If so, bladder functional capacity may diminish and be demonstrated in urodynamic study. Since some patients with chronic condition in an organ may oftentimes have disorders in other sites of body resulting in altering ...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
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