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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...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 is a “lazy bladder?”

What is a “lazy bladder?”

Neurogenic bladder: "lazy bladder" is just a simple way to explain "neurogenic bladder". When the muscle of the bladder does not contract the way it should it will retain urine. Common in paralyzed patients or in peripheral neuropathies, diseases of the lower spine, neurological disorders, after stroke etc. ...Read more

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Is there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

No: You should,if not already, be seen by urologist.Have you been advised to take meds already?You are giving a diagnosis so it sounds like you already were tested.There are no herbal meds for enlarged prostate that work. Good luck ...Read more

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Had a/p colporrhaphy vaginal repair last year and came out of surgery unable to pee. 1yr on and I still have lazy bladder syndrome. Howdid this happen?

Had a/p colporrhaphy vaginal repair last year and came out of surgery unable to pee. 1yr on and I still have lazy bladder syndrome. Howdid this happen?

Ask the surgeon: Ask the surgeon who performed the procedure, or acquire your medical records from him/her and take them to another GYN MD who specializes in Urogynecology and ask for a 2nd opinion Consultation after he/she reads the operative report and all records. ...Read more

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I'm on endep10 for bladder weakness/frequency and pain. It makes me groggy and sleep all day (take it 3hrs before bed) alternatives? Feel lazy

Dose dependent: Amitriptyline's sedative effect is usually dose dependent. A lower dose may be better tolerated. Gradual titration of the dose upward may allow one to adjust to the side effects. Often they will diminish after taking it for a couple weeks. There are other meds for bladder dysfunction that cause less sedation. ...Read more

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Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Yes often: There are several causes for urinary incontinence and the treatments are very different depending on the cause. The good news is that an effective solution can be found in 80% or more of cases. Consult a urologist if you are male and a urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

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What causes ecoli to get n bladder?

See below.: Generally, for women, bacteria from feces (particularly e. Coli) gets in contact with the urethral opening. The bacteria are then able to enter the urethra and travel the relatively short distance (compared with men) to the bladder where it can cause infection - a uti. One of the best prevention strategies besides daily hygiene is to wipe front to back, not vice versa. ...Read more

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Y does bladder contracts nd expands?

Bladder: The bladder contracts down to almost nothing when it is empty. As your kidneys work it fills up to store urine until you are ready to go per. If you didn't have a bladder you would be dribbling and leaking all the time. ...Read more