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Is it common for pseudoseizures to cause a lose of bladder control?

Is it common for pseudoseizures to cause a lose of bladder control?

No: It is not common to lose bladder control with pseudo-seizures. That is more likely to occur with seizures. Pseudo seizures often occur due to a stressful situation, they are unconscious in origin, but they have no neurological findings. They have no post-ictal phase as typical seizures do (like loss of bladder control) and may be treated effectively with therapy. ...Read more

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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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Can anyone tell me what could be the cause of a 20 yo losing bladder control?

Can anyone tell me what could be the cause of a 20 yo losing bladder control?

Evaluation: Sudden lose of ability to control urine can be due to infection, neurologic problems, development of diabetes. This requires immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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What is it called when you have a fear of losing bladder control?

What is it called when you have a fear of losing bladder control?

Incontinence phobia: Could also be stress urinary incintence with fear of losing bladder control because you experience some urinary leakage if you cough, sneeze or laugh. ...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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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 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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What does is mean when you lose your bladder control?

What does is mean when you lose your bladder control?

Urinary incontinence: This typically means that you have the full control of your bladder function and now experience the involuntary loss of urine. This may be due to many causes but there is treatment is the loss of urine is bothersome, depending on the cause. ...Read more

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I lose bladder control in the pool. What should I do to have better control?

I lose bladder control in the pool. What should I do to have better control?

Bladder control: Bladder control can be a sign of many bladder issues, including an infection. You see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you offer tricks/tips for not losing bladder control, even if for confidence?

Can you offer tricks/tips for not losing bladder control, even if for confidence?

Kegel Exercises: Kegel exercises train your urinary sphincter muscle by periodic squeezing. Make yourself stop peeing -- that is the "Kegel"muscle. Most women are aware of performing Kegels as a means to reduce stress incontinence after childbirth or pelvic surgery. However, squeezing this same muscle rapidly at a time of urgency can abort that urge and allow you more time to get to the bathroom. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon too long cause loss of bladder control?

Unlikely: Leaving a tampon in too long is unlikely to cause loss of bladder control unless it causes a vaginal or bladder infection, which can increase your loss of bladder control. We actually recommend using a tampon during exercise as a way to prevent exercise induced bladder leakage, as a tampon can support the bladder neck. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon in too long cause someone to have loss of bladder control?

No: Leaving a tampond in will not cause loss of bladder control. You can develope a vaginal infection and subsequently develope a urinary tract infection which may result in loss of bladder control. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility that a spinal anesthesia can cause a poor bladder control?

Is there a possibility that a spinal anesthesia can cause a poor bladder control?

It is not uncommon: During and immediately after a spinal, to have difficulty with bladder emptying. However, it should not cause any long term problems. ...Read more

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Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Yes: Almost all systems deteriorate with age and exceed the body's ability to repair itself, which is why we die. It is interesting that there is an innate process in which certain neurons are programmed to die, which is called apoptosis. ...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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Is it normal to lose your bladder control during a panic attack? I've been having occasional panic attacks for the past 8 years. Yesterday i had a very bad one and i urinated in my pants. I never had that happen before.

Is it normal to lose your bladder control during a panic attack? I've been having occasional panic attacks for the past 8 years. Yesterday i had a very bad one and i urinated in my pants. I never had that happen before.

Hello. : Hello. Although not common, urinary incontinence can be a symptom of a panick attack (just as fainting and vomiting can). However, dr. Kardener is quite correct, before this is all chalked up to a panic symptom, talk to your doctor to ensure that you do not have a urinary tract infection or some other physical problem that is at least partially the culprit. Take care. ...Read more

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Does smoking marijuana cause bladder control problems?

No: Smoking marijuana does not cause bladder control issues or loss of urine. It may provoke urianry symptoms such as frequency, or irritation but should not lead to urinary incontinence. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

Pelvic congestion: Generally, many women experience bloating and swelling around the time of their menstrual cycle due to hormone related increases in blood flow to the pelvis. This seems to be associated with increases in bladder leakage around menses in some women, although we are not sure of the exact mechanism. Avoid cravings for caffeine and chocolate which are bladder irritants. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured disc in the neck cause a loss of bladder control?

Absolutely: The bladder is controlled locally by a circuit of nerves that go to the spine at the lower back area but there is a circuit of nerves that also go to the brain so that you can think about and determine when you want to go to the bathroom. Disruption of that "brain" circuit can affect the information going to the bladder and cause voiding problems. ...Read more

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