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Is There A Danger To My Life From Bladder Diseases
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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