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How does the urinary sphincter work exactly?

How does the urinary sphincter work exactly?

A muscle contraction: When muscles contract they shorten. In the sphincter, the muscles are laid in a circular fashion around the opening that passes urine at the base of the baldder. When they contract, they shorten, thereby tightening the opening in the middle and shutting flow. The sphincter is under the control of both voluntary and involuntary nervous systems. That explains incontinence when someone is very scared. ...Read more

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Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more


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Is urinary sphincter pump a good option?

Is urinary sphincter pump a good option?

Yes: Assuming you are having urinary leakage, an artificial sphincter can stop this. ...Read more

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Is the internal sphincter hypertonicity the more common problem (than the external u s) in bladder sphincter dissynergy? Ie urinary hesitation?

Is the internal sphincter hypertonicity the more common problem (than the external u s) in bladder sphincter dissynergy? Ie urinary hesitation?

Inner sphincter: The term 'overactive bladder' is used to describe dis synergy of the bladder muscle -not contracting in coordinated fashion; this leads to loss of regularity and coordinated, controlled urination. The inner sphincter is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and is involuntary. The outer sphincter is part of the voluntary nervous system, and we can control it (the basis of kegel exercises). ...Read more

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Could rapaflow (silodosin) alpha-1 blockers affect urinary sphincter or just the prostate?

Could rapaflow (silodosin) alpha-1 blockers affect urinary sphincter or just the prostate?

Both: Alpha blockers relax the smooth muscle component of the prostate (as opposed to the glandular part). They also relax the INTERNAL urinary sphincter at the neck of the bladder.This is why retrograde ejaculation (the ejaculate goes into the bladder instead of coming out) can occur. They do not relax the EXTERNAL sphincter (below the prostate) which controls urine voluntarily. ...Read more

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What can be done to relieve sphincter of odi spasms?

What can be done to relieve sphincter of odi spasms?

Antispasmodics or: Surgical interventions may help. Your dr can adjust the dose of your meds or add a stronger meds/ narcotics. Take care! Http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/disorders/gastrointestinal_tract_disorders/hic-sphincter-of-oddi-dysfunction. Aspx. ...Read more

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What is the best procedure to diagnose sphincter of oddi?

What is the best procedure to diagnose sphincter of oddi?

Gold standard is: ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography) with manometry (pressure measures) of the sphincter itself is ideal but a very technically difficult study to do that not every gastroenterologist can/will do. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of sphincter of oddi dysfunction?

What are the common symptoms of sphincter of oddi dysfunction?

Colic: The most common symptoms for sphincter of oddi dysfunction is biliary colic - usually episodes of right upper belly pain which come and go. This condition is almost always diagnosed after the gallbladder has been removed. You will need to see a gastroenterologist who specializes in this area for a true diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of SOD (Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction)?

What are the warning signs of SOD (Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction)?

Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnormalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings. Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more

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What are the complications involving sphincter of oddi dysfunction?

What are the complications involving sphincter of oddi dysfunction?

SOD: ...Is a potential cause of chronic abdominal pain and pancreatitis. It can be tricky to diagnose and difficult to treat. If you have been told you have SOD and are having chronic symptoms, consider a second opinion at a regional center that specializes in this field. Indiana university in Indianapolis or the mayo clinic may be reasonable choices in your area. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I cut my sphincter! How do I need to help it heal and stop the bleeding?

What to do if I cut my sphincter! How do I need to help it heal and stop the bleeding?

SImple means: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Minimze trauma to the area (stool softeners) and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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What is the sphincter muscle?

What is the sphincter muscle?

Control of function: The sphincters are band of muscles around a lot of hollow organs controlling opening and closing around urethra, anus, mouth, eosophagus, stomac. ...Read more

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What causes spasm of rectal sphincter?

What causes spasm of rectal sphincter?

Anal fissure: Usually it is due to an anal fissure, aka; cut. Stool softener and warm bath usually improves in 1-2 weeks. And it is the anal sphincter ...Read more

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Hi I have gastrooesphageal sphincter was lax but no jernia wot does this mean please?

Hi I have gastrooesphageal sphincter was lax but no jernia wot does this mean please?

GERD: You have a lax gastroesopageal sphincter which is the valve between your stomach and esophagus. You do not have a hiatal hernia which is the stomach rising above the diagprham into the chest. ...Read more

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Can a torn pupil sphincter be repaired?

Can a torn pupil sphincter be repaired?

Yes: An eye md evaluation can best elucidate the nature of the injury and wether the risk for repair is outweighed by the benefits. There may also be other concurrent problems with your eye from the initial injury that need to be considered. A torn iris sphincter may be sutured. ...Read more

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I have intermittent anal sphincter spasms...Why?

I have intermittent anal sphincter spasms...Why?

Proctalgia fugax: Is a conditon that effects many americans. It is episodic anal pain, and its cause is unknown.
It is a benign condition, usually the spasm is of short duration.
I've found that reducing caffeine in some people is helpful. ...Read more

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Is clenching and unclenching my sphincter the exact same thing as doing a kegel exercise?

Is clenching and unclenching my sphincter the exact same thing as doing a kegel exercise?

No, but can be part: Your sphincter can be contracted during kegel exercises, but kegel exercises also include contracting gluteal (buttock) muscles plus thrusting the pelvis forwards. ...Read more

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