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Depends: If you are having bladder issues you may want to make an appointment with a urologist. If you discuss this with your primary physician and she explains what your options are than you may try the exercises, medications, or hydrating before seeking a surgical solution. I hope this helps. Smoking icauses bladder cancer . If this is an issue speak with your doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Depends on severity: If severe, you may need to go to the ER. If not severe, of to wait it out, or try some ibuprofen or naproxen to relieve the pain. Be sure to stay hydrated. You should probably see your primary care doctor next week to make sure it's the gallbladder. Need an ultrasound, and sometimes blood test to make this determination. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Why is it if I empty my bladder in the middle of the night after several hr (lots), I can still go again in the morning with another large quantity?
Urine production: Many factors can influence the quantity if urine that collects in the bladder, including state of hydration, medications, diuretic effect of some foods and beverages, presence of diabetes, body temperature, incomplete bladder emptying. Having a full bladder on awakening is not necessarily abnormal, even if you emptied your bladder during the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been on morphine for 2 months. Being weaned off in 6 days cuz of bladder issues. Anything i can do to ease the withdraw?
Dietary and mental: Be prepared for GI issues such as diarrhea that can be relieved with Imodium and may need lomotil. The worst of the withdrawal may b insomnia, shaking, anxiety, dry mouth, and mental tricks your dependent brain will try to play in u. Mental preparation and possibly anxiety meds as well as plenty of good hydration with electrolytes. Discuss these concerns with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a hida scan and it was normal but my gall bladder was inflamed and now i need to go to GI dr. But i don't know why?
Biliary disease: Okay to ask your regular doctor "why". Biliary disease can be complex, so during the time you are having symptoms but not clearly diagnosed try a low fat diet and extra hydration, which helps decrease symptoms. If you develop fever or vomiting then more urgency to get tested. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A tough question: Yes, but these habits may be significant for some and not for others since people vary in food/fluid intake mix. Being chronically dehydrated, lots of dairy intake with recurrent utis and lots of ice tea is one example since the phosphate from dairy precipitates in alkaline urine. In short, adequate hydration and moderation in meals + citrus intake e.g. Limeade are good habits to fend off stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't had a bladder infection in 2 years and now all off a audden im starting to have them regularly now. What can I do to help minimize this?
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the best way to treat a UTI (urine infection). It can become dangerous if untreated and can lead to kidney infections (fevers and back pain). For recurrent uti, you should see your doctor to rule out any other problems that might not be a UTI or that may predispose you to getting them. Urinate after sex and stay hydrated. Cranberry supplements can't hurt, but don't treat uti's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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