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Is there a danger to my life from bladder diseases?

Is there a danger to my life from bladder diseases?

Yes: Although no one should suffer a fatality from a simple bladder/urinary tract infection; if left untreated something simple can lead to a systemic blood infection and become potentially life threatening. ...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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What are the dangers of a prolasped bladder?

What are the dangers of a prolasped bladder?

Prolapsed bladder: Aside frm being very uncomfortable you run a high tisk of infection. ...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 have to do an ovariectomy,my cervix stuck to my bladder ,is it a danger to remove the cervix as well,can it be removed or just let it as it is?

 i have to do an ovariectomy,my cervix stuck to  my bladder ,is it a danger  to remove the  cervix as well,can it   be removed or just let it as it is?

Risk: is injury to bladder. If you need to remove your ovary, your surgeon should go over , in detail, all of the risks as well as whether you need to or should have your cervix removed. ...Read more

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How is it possible to train my bladder to only want to urinate at certain times? Is there any danger in holding urine in for extended periods?

How is it possible to train my bladder to only want to urinate at certain times? Is there any danger in holding urine in for extended periods?

Risk of UTI: Prolonged holding of urine can cause the overgrowth of bacteria which can lead to cystitis. It also can train your bladder to only signal the need to urinate when it is about to burst leading to urinary incontinence. Void every 3 hours in order to maintain good bladder health. ...Read more

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I have a large mass above my umbilicus-dx fat tumor can I have it removed I have a lot of GI problems and could the tumor affect my GI tract-press up against my large/small intestine or bladder? What are the dangers of not having it surgically removed? Wi

You : You need to be examined by a surgeon the range of diagnosis goes from a simple lipoma outside the muscles to a hernia to an intrabdominal mass the diagnosis requires a physical examination and most likely a ct scan of the abdomen the options would be based on the findings. Any tumor is abnormal and should be investigated. ...Read more

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How long can a bladder disease take to form?

How long can a bladder disease take to form?

Short time: Bladder disease is a broad category. The simplest of these is a urinary tract infection which can take a very short time to form and usually manifests and painful and/or burning with urination. ...Read more

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I am taking pees in the middle of the night at least 2 times, do I have a bladder disease?

I am taking pees in the middle of the night at least 2 times, do I have a bladder disease?

Need to be examined: Getting up at night to urinate frequently can be a symptom of various conditions, so it is best to visit your doctor for a basic history, physical exam and perhaps a couple of simple tests. There are many causes for this including urinary tract infection, prostate issues, overstimulation of the bladder (by caffeine or drinking in excess) and diabetes. ...Read more

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Which type of diet may contribute to gall bladder disease?

Which type of diet may contribute to gall bladder disease?

Gallbladder symptoms: Are made worse by intake of fatty or fried foods. Also some patients are affected by dairy products. If you have symptomatic gallstones, dietary adjustment is just a temporary fix. Definitive treatment is surgery. ...Read more

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Bladder Diseases (Definition)

Bladder diseases are disorders that affect the bladder, a hollow organ in the lowest belly area that stores urine. Such bladder diseases include infection, cancer, painful swelling and irritation of the ...Read more