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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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Its been about 4 months since i had botox done on my bladder. im still having bad complcations very hard to urinate, can't empty. what should i do?

Its been about 4 months since i had botox done on my bladder. im still having bad complcations very hard to urinate, can't empty. what should i do?

Urinary problem: I would suggest seeing your physician or a urologist. Urologists are physicians who care for the urinary tract. The urologist will evaluate you and come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Born with spins bifida. If removing my bladder as an option instead of Botox injection &oxibutinin injected to the bladder,what are the side effects?

Born with spins bifida. If removing my bladder as an option instead of Botox injection &oxibutinin injected to the bladder,what are the side effects?

Drainage device: You would have an ostomy placed to take the plane of your bladder. These are not without complications. Discuss the pros and cons with your urologist. All the best. ...Read more

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I have to get a botox shot in my bladder next week but i want to know more about it how long will the procedure take and will i be awake through it ?

I have to get a botox shot in my bladder next week but i want to know more about it how long will the procedure take and will i be awake through it ?

Ask the doctor : Ask the doctor who is doing the procedure. There are several different ways of performing the injection and it can vary widely. Speak to the doctor if you have any questions. ...Read more

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What will happen if i got a botox shot in my bladder when its completly healthy (my doc think i have overactive bladder and should get a shot, i dont!

What will happen if i got a botox shot in my bladder when its completly healthy (my doc think i have overactive bladder and should get a shot, i dont!

Accepted treatment : injecting Botox into the bladder is an acceptable treatment for overactive bladder and urinary urgency or urge incontinence. if you are 18 years of age as it states, it's likely that other things may have been tried and failed in regards to therapy, in order for this to be recommended? ...Read more

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What are the dangers of treating bladder incontinence with botox injections?

What are the dangers of treating bladder incontinence with botox injections?

Retention, UTI: Botox is used to treat severe urge incontinence (overactive bladder). It is injected thru a cystoscope (thin telescope) into the detrusor (bladder) muscle. Botox partially paralyzes spastic bladder muscle, there can be a period of temporary urinary retention or trouble emptying the bladder requiring catheterization, typically for a week. Utis may occur during this period. ...Read more

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I been told now try Botox Injections in Bladder as may be OAB. What chance of this work? And chance of self cath? any advice for me having this?

I been told now try Botox Injections in Bladder as may be OAB. What chance of this work? And chance of self cath? any advice for me having this?

Botox: The active ingredient in Botox (there are a few strands of botulinum toxin on the market now) has just been approved for overactive bladder and has actually been used for quite a few years with great success. Only thing to keep in mind is that the effects do wear off after 6-8 months and there is always a possibility of side effects occurring. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can OAB be cured? I get Botox soon in bladder will I have to have these injections rest of my life or there a limit?

Can OAB be cured? I get Botox soon in bladder will I have to have these injections rest of my life or there a limit?

Depends on cause: It really depends on if they can smoke out the underlying cause. Sometimes if you get enough BOTOX over time the spasticity of the bladder can be broken but that's dependent upon the cause as to whether that itself is temporary or permanent. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment. ...Read more

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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more