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Is It Common For A Woman Of 56 To Have Difficulty Holding Her Bladder
Yes: As women age, the supportinfg structures for the bladder may weaken and cause urinary leakage. This becomes much more pronounced when she has kids; the more kids, the higher the chances of urinary leakage. This typically will result in stress leakage and may also be associated with a vaginal prolapse of the bladder (cystocele), rectum (rectocele), or both. Kegel exercises are helpful to treat. ...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
We hav a female patient that has to hold her urine until her bladder is full to have a bowel movement, what could cause this?
Need more info: She needs a detailed history and a complete rectal and gu evaluation including manometry to assess sphincter muscles. Is she at a psych institution? She is likely using her pelvic muscles to urinate and defecate at the same time. Please arrange for her to see the specialists. ...Read more
My husband wakes in the middle of the night having to urinate. It is now more frequent. He is 40 no health issues. Could it b bladder or prostate?
Can a teenager have a labiaplasty? My daughter is 15 and has a very long labia that causes her discomfort when exercising or even sitting for a long time. Her doctor says she has something called congenital hypertrophy of her labia and recommended labiapl
Controversial: Performing such a sensitive operation at such a young age is controversial. This is not standard. If her doctor actually recommended it, that makes for a stronger case. Certainly she should want it for herself at the very least and there should be a functional problem that is warranting surgery at such a young age. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is there a cure for when a male has urination problem because the urethral tube has scarred tissue causing unable to pass urine?
Yes there is: Temporary cure might be urethral dilatation. Cure would require frolic intervention which would either be an optical urethrotomy, which would be incising the stricture thru a cystoscope. This could be done providing the stricture is narrow. An open 1 or 2 stage urethroplasty might be necessary if the stictue is too wide to respond to a urethrotomy. He needs 2c a good urologist to take care of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 yr old daughter is going to the bathroom very often. The doctor tested her urine and there is no infection, but the problem continues. ?
Not always infection: Several possibilities: 1. Diabetes (though other symptoms would be present) 2. Environmental irritant (soap is too alkali or irritating) 3. Anatomical issues (using retention of urine) or 4. Physiologic problem (overactive bladder). Regardless, a repeat evaluation by your doctor or a referral to a pediatric urologist is recommended. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What would cause a person that has to have a full bladder and hold it until urge to have a bowelmovement most of the time, as if it has to push on bowe?
I would like to ask you from a medical standpoint some of the reasons why cystitis or bladder infections/inability to urinate or urinary retention continue to occur in a 33 year old female. my kidneys have been checked and my bowel quite completely. Yet,
There is a : Condition called interstitial cystitis where u have inflammation of the bladder wall and symptoms present just like a chronic UTI. Urine retention and urinary tract infections can also be caused by abnormal pathology of the urethra or ureter at the point of entering the bladder (ureterovesicular junction or UVJ) which will promote UTIs. U need a cystoscopy from a Urologist to diagnose and treat. ...Read more
If a 1 year old child usually wakes up in the middle of the night, is it normal or does she have a problem?
Likely norm behavior: Most 1 year olds wake because they are used to it, and getting secondary gain, like seeing you or eating. Perhaps they aren't used to soothing themselves to get themselves back to sleep. Teething can wake them up, and colds or viruses can be irritating. Discuss this in depth with your pediatrician, as there will be clues what the real story is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My elderly mother regularly gets UTIs. She is OFTEN asympotmatic i.e. no increased urge to void, no painful sensation when voiding (she takes 1000mg of paracetamol 3 daily) and NO ODOUR THAT I CAN NOTICE. Is it true her urine must have a strong odour?
Was having a bowel movement when the toilet water splashed back at me. As a woman, I'm not sure if this could be harmful or cause a bladder infection?
She is having fibroid uterus. Beacuse of that she is bleeding many times in a month.how to cure this without surgery?
Significant bleeding: can only be addressed by surgery if fibroids have distorted the cavity inside the uterus. if cavity is normal.. (unlikely)..then endometrial ablation using novasure is available in office setting. this has 95 % success if cavity can be abated completely and depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) is also used pre. and post operatively. ...Read more
A friend 54 yrs is complaining of hard bowel and pain and sometimes 3 4 drops of blood in it. He is not also able to empty daily. Is he constipated!
Can a woman's uterus be damaged from this and if so, can it heal itself from the damage? I know of a woman who is wanting to have a kid of her own, but she had a kid at the age of 11 from a rape that had occurred. Her uterus she says is badly damaged, but
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Is it possible for a woman in her mid-60s to recover from Interstitial cystitis without taking antibiotics?
See below: Interstitial cystitis is not due to infection with any known organism and antibiotics are not useful. Unfortunately it is a chronic condition with no known cure. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/basics/definition/CON-20022439 ...Read more
Not necessarily.: Drinking a lot of fluids and/or drinking alcohol, will result in you creating more urine. This will cause you to go more frequently, and 3 or more times per hour is common. However, if it takes 2 or 3 sessions to actually empty your bladder, this may be a sign of urinary retention -- either your bladder is unable to expel urine efficiently, or the bladder is obstructed. ...Read more
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