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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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How large is the bladder?

How large is the bladder?

It depends,: the bladder collapses and distends based on the amount of urine in it. ...Read more

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Does the bladder heal itself over time?

Does the bladder heal itself over time?

Yes: Our bodies as a whole usually do a great job of self-repair; as long as there is nothing to hinder the work efforts. Examples include poor nutrition, certain disease processes, certain exogenous substances and medications. ...Read more

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What side of your body is the bladder on?

What side of your body is the bladder on?

Neither side: Bladder is normally located in midline at base of abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read more

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How long does it take for the bladder to empty?

Depends: It really depends on how much volume you are voiding. Most people void with 10-15 ounces and can void about half an ounce per second so you can do the math from there. You should have a relatively strong stream that is continuous so any significant changes in this might require an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is a white sticky dischare from the bladder?

What is a white sticky dischare from the bladder?

?infection: Tough to say without an examination and testing, but a vaginal infection is often considered infections until proven other wise. Bladder discharges are only seen in the urine as opposed to vaginal discharges. If you have a discharge when urinating from the bladder, that would need to be evaluated as well. ...Read more

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What functions does the bladder have for the body?

What functions does the bladder have for the body?

Waste removal: Our bladder is responsible for collecting and storing our body's waste, in the form of urine, for removal and elimination through an outflow tract which differs depending upon one's gender. ...Read more

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Are there foods that will help control the bladder.

No: Bladder control is a function of the sphincter. There is no food that will improve control of the bladder sphincter. It is helpful to avoid ingestion of anything that increases urine production, such as alcoholic beverages. When the bladder is full it tends to have more urine leakage. Emptying the bladder more often will result in less bladder leakage. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the inability to empty all the bladder in children (11 years old)?

What is the cause of the inability to empty all the bladder in children (11 years old)?

Anatomic or neurogen: Think big categories and it could be either related to anatomy and obstruction, or it may have to do with the innervation of the bladder (neurogenic). ...Read more

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Where exactly is the bladder? Can you actually feel your bladder from the outside, if it's very full?

Where exactly is the bladder? Can you actually feel your bladder from the outside, if it's very full?

Feeling bladder: Your bladder rests right behind your pubic bone, and when distended, can reach to above your umbilicus. ...Read more

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What is fulguration for tumors in the bladder?

Destruction: This is a process where a urologist will destroy and cauterize lesions within the bladder to treat visible lesions. These lesions may be causing problems such as bleeding or may be a small tumor or irregularity seen within the bladder with cystoscopy (a telescope used to look into the bladder). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pallimona in the bladder? What is it actually?

What is the treatment for pallimona in the bladder? What is it actually?

Further info needed: Are you referring to a test result.

Lay reference to papillomaviral:
http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/human_papillomavirus. ...Read more

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What is a chill in the bladder?

What is a chill in the bladder?

Probably cystitis: (bladder infection) chill in the bladder or bladder cold are nonsensical lay terms which in fact mean nothing. Bladder infections are cystitis. ...Read more

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Can ecoli in the bladder spread?

Yes: If left untreated it can spread up to the kidney and occasionally to the blood stream (more common in older or immunodeficiency patients) ...Read more

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Is a tumor in the bladder dangerous?

Is a tumor in the bladder dangerous?

Can be: an early lesion found to involve mucosa only is easily treated by fulguration and intravesicle drugs such a BCG. If the tumor has penetrated into the muscularis of the bladder then surgical resection is most often effective. Should the lesion penetrate to the surface and nodes involved then chemo - radiation and possible cystectomy needed with high failure rate. ...Read more

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What does pyridine do for the bladder?

Likely mean Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Pyridine is chemical solvent ; not to be ingested. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is medication which counterects the burning sensation fro bladder infections or irritants. Often very effective, colors urine orange. Should not be used longer that 5 consecutive days. ...Read more

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Picture of where the bladder is situated?

Picture of where the bladder is situated?

See: https://www.google.com/search?q=bladder+diagram+in+body&rlz=1C1NHXL_enUS685US685&tbm=isch&source=iu&pf=m&ictx=1&fir=B3H6w2iD3cxJ_M%253A%252CuD7l7xyI5V2lBM%252C_&usg=__NspNjYRmY9Le2qrpXMFSI2oQi5Y%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjCpaTP6v3WAhVjxlQKHeIAD6cQ9QEIXzAM#imgrc=B3H6w2iD3cxJ_M:

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