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Hi, I have: constant urge to urinate, interrupted flow and have to push it at the end, No infection, I have tried bladder control.

Hi, I have: constant urge to urinate, interrupted flow and have to push it at the end, No infection, I have tried bladder control.

Be checked ASAP...: Clinically, you are likely developing urinary retention after a low worsening in urine flow for years. So, go for timely evaluation, care, and counseling as soon as possible; do not try to wait it out. How to get the related things for good care? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closer and better with doc for right diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Right before my period I have weak bladder control is this normal?

Right before my period I have weak bladder control is this normal?

Same nerve pathway: It is the same nerve that stimulates the bladder and the uterus which produces the cramping and period. Make sure that you don't have a undiagnosed urinary tract infection by seeing your MD. ...Read more

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Is there a reason that I have loss of bladder control only on my period?

Is there a reason that I have loss of bladder control only on my period?

Unclear: While i've never read published data regarding this phenomenon, I have heard different women describe this. Likely it's due to hormones, possibly estrogen, and prostaglandins, both of which increase during the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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When I get sick with a bad cough I have loss of bladder control but otherwise I am fine. Do I need treatment?

When I get sick with a bad cough I have  loss of bladder control but otherwise I am fine. Do I need treatment?

Stress Incontinence: This is a type of incontinence that results from excessive pressure or force on the bladder. Coughing, sneezing or heavy lifting are common triggers for some to lose a bit of urine. Treatment can include pelvic exercises like the kegel exercises. Check here for more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000891.Htm. ...Read more

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Why would I have sudden loss of bladder control?

Why would I have sudden loss of bladder control?

Good question: Bladdet control is very complex and relies on perfect coordination of nerves, muscles, and signaling pathways. Some people develop loss of control as they age for no good reason - hence the term idiopathic (the doctor doesn't know). Let's start with a simple question: what other symptoms do you have? ...Read more

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I have been told my bladder control pad causes me to emit an unpleasant smell.What should I do?

I have been told my bladder control pad  causes me to emit an unpleasant smell.What should I do?

Better hygiene?: Use fresh pads more frequently, shower or bathe at least once a day, and wear freshly laundered underwear and other clothes every day. That should take care of it. ...Read more

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Why did I have a sudden loss of bladder control and pee my pants?

Many reasons: Depending on the circumstances, time of day, your age and weight, there could be a number of reasons for this, both urological or neurological. Let your family doctor refer you to the proper doctor to look into this. ...Read more

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Is loss of bladder control normal?

Is loss of bladder control normal?

No: Get checked out. Can be as simple as diet or infection. See your pcp first. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control?

What causes loss of bladder control?

Many things: The bladder has a simple function: store waste and get rid of it when you tell it to. However, that may seem simple, it is a complex arrangement of nerves, muscles and signaling pathways. When the bladder "losses control" it means there is fault in one of these complex systems. A urologist can usually diagnose the exact cause and direct treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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What meds are good for bladder control?

What meds are good for bladder control?

Quite a few: The class of medication referred to as antimuscarinics (eg. Ditropan, detrol, vesicare, (solifenacin) enablex, santura, and tovias) are usually quite effective in controlling urinary frequency, urgency, and urge urinary incontinence in women. Men may also need these medications, but their lower urinary symptoms are more commonly associated with bph, and therefore require alternate or additional treatment. ...Read more

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What are good pills for bladder control?

What are good pills for bladder control?

Depends upon problem: Urinary incontinence, bedwetting, dribbling, frequency, urgency, retention etc. Best worked up by a urologist or urogynecologist.. Anticholinergics (bladder muscle relaxants) such as oxybutinin, detrol, vesicare (solifenacin) etc can be very effective. Other medication can act on bladder or bladder neck muscle to facilitate bladder emptying. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve bladder control?

What can I do to improve bladder control?

See a urologist.: If you are having urinary symptoms or bladder control issues, it is important to see if there is an identifiable cause. Urologists are experienced with the causes of urinary urgency, frequency, weak stream, or leakage, and can offer effective treatments to decrease urinary bother. I recommend going to the doctor with a 2-day bladder diary; note when and how much you drink, void, and leak. ...Read more

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Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Lots of things : Bladder infection is the most common but neurological diseases like ms, parkinsons or even diabetes should be considered. ...Read more

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What can I take for a bladder control problem?

Incontinence: The treatment is largley dependant on the type of incontinence. Stress incontinence is best treated with kegel exercises and surgery. Urge incontinence can often be improved with daily medication. You should begin by seeing a urologist for evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

Several causes: Causes of loss of bladder control include infection, scarring of the urinary tract with blockage, and childbirth. Many times, there are no physical causes and one can have urge incontinence from an overactive bladder. This condition is generally treated with oral medications. ...Read more

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Why do older people seem to lose bladder control?

Why do older people seem to lose bladder control?

Weakened bladder: The bladder loses elasticity and requires frequent emptying. The bladder wall muscles lose strength and may impede complete emptying, or the walls may contract involuntarily and create an inability to hold urine in the bladder. Fluid volume in the bladder also increases due to lessening ability to produce concentrated urine. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Incontinence: There are 3 types: stress, urge, overflow incontinence. Stress incontinence is due to loss of bladder support from pregnancy, aging, hormonal deficiency. Urge incontinence is due over activity of the bladder muscle, usually of unknown cause, and overflow incontinence caused by urinary obstruction, or neurogenic bladder that cause urine retention. ...Read more

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Bladder Control (Definition)

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