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Nero found lesions on my mri. Said I probably have ms. Tomorrow I'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Nero found lesions on my mri. Said I probably have ms. Tomorrow I'm having a cystoscopy for blood in urine. Are MS and bladder problems linked.

Yes but: MS can cause bladder problems:either problem with emptying (bladder muscle contracts poorly)or problem with storage (small amount of urine cause bladder to contract, so urination is frequent).Blood in urine is unrelated to MS. Wish you well.

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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 some common bladder problems?

What are some common bladder problems?

Here are a few.: Bladder problems can be divided generally into two groups, problems with storing urine, and problems with emptying. Common storage problems include incontinence and overactive bladder. Emptying problems include obstructed urine flow, common in older men with enlarged prostates. Urinary tract infections are a very common ailment, and cause problems with emptying and storage.

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What is the definition or description of: Bladder problems?

What is the definition or description of: Bladder problems?

Here are some...: In a broad sense, bladder problems may be defined as any undesirable changes affecting its ability to comfortably store the urine and to adequately empty timely.

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Could anxiety cause bladder problems?

Could anxiety cause bladder problems?

Sometimes: Increased urinary frequency and incontinence can sometimes occur people who are very anxious (especially if there anxiety focuses on urination). However, it is important to have medical causes ruled in or rule out before considering anxiety as the cause.

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What are symptoms of gall bladder problems?

What are symptoms of gall bladder problems?

Symptoms and tests: Pain after you eat that is in right or middle upper abdomen with radiation to right shoulder blade are classic symptoms, with fatty food intolerance. An ultrasound of abdomen can show stones or infection. Blood tests can show abnormal liver test too. Go see a doctor.

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How does oxybutynin help bladder problems?

How does oxybutynin help bladder problems?

See below: Oxybutynin works by decreasing activity in the nerves that supply the bladder. If the bladder is overactive which can occur for a variety of reasons, the medication can allow more normal filling of the bladder and a decrease in muscle overactivity that causes frequent urination.

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How do I know if I have gall bladder problems?

How do I know if I have gall bladder problems?

Gallbladder Problems: Best thing to do would be to see a doctor. After a thorough history and physical exam, if there is concern for gallbladder problems then an ultrasound may be done to confirm this.

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What are some signs of having gall bladder problems?

What are some signs of having gall bladder problems?

Biliary colic: Pain from the gallbladder or biliary colic typically presents as epigastric and right upper abdominal pain that radiates around to the back and shoulder region position with nausea and vomiting. Sometimes jaundice, and dark tea-colored urine can also be present. Symptomatic stones typically presents with 30 minutes of eating and resolves within an hour while cholecystitis or inflammation of the gallbladder lasts longer.

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What are some of the symptoms of gall bladder problems?

What are some of the symptoms of gall bladder problems?

Here you go.: Increased flatulence, with the associated flatus and belching, and right upper quadrant pain are both symptoms of gall bladder disease, but not absolute. If your symptoms are worse with fatty or greasy foods, and if you have some back pain and nausea, it would be quite probable this was gall bladder trouble. Your primary physician could help make your diagnosis, and refer you if needed.

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Could you tell me what are signs of gall bladder problems?

Pain: Fifty % of persons with g.B. Stones are asymptomatic, main sx. Are pain in upper belly, or toward the right side with irradiation to the back, pain can be severe, biliary colic, or moderate, fullness, intolerance to fatty food, the best test is an ultrasound and the operation resolves all the symptoms secondaries to the diseased g.B. Because the sx. Could be from gastric, duodenal or pancreas.

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How typical is it for a young woman at 25 to have gall bladder problems?

How typical is it for a young woman at 25 to have gall bladder problems?

Not common: But not rare either, depending on genes and life-style. I don't know the exact incidence, but gb problems occur even in children.

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What is this really sharp pain in my right side/lower back? I have also been having bladder problems lately. The pain was so intense, I couldn't stand.

What is this really sharp pain in my right side/lower back? I have also been having bladder problems lately. The pain was so intense, I couldn't stand.

Kidney stones: Obstruction of the ureter by a stone produces pain that is about a 10 in the scale of 1 to 10.

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What're the common bladder problems?

What're the common bladder problems?

Emptying & Storage: Bladder problems can be divided generally into two groups, problems with storing urine, and problems with emptying. Common storage problems include incontinence and overactive bladder. Emptying problems include obstructed urine flow, common in older men with enlarged prostates. Urinary tract infections are a very common ailment, and cause problems with emptying and storage.

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What do "bladder problems " consist of?

What do "bladder problems " consist of?

Urinary infections: Recurring, incontinence/wetting problems, urinary retention, bladder r3eflux, bladder or urethral diverticulum, bladder stones, bladder tumor etc. Term 'bladder problems's very vague.

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Do bladder problems affect any other organs?

Do bladder problems affect any other organs?

Yes: Problems in the bladder, particularly a condition called urinary retention can affect the kidneys and their ability to properly filter (known as obstructive uropathy). If someone were to be having problems believed due to the bladder, it is certainly worthwhile to discuss with your personal physician so that it can be further defined.

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What could cause sudden bladder problems in teenage males?

What could cause sudden bladder problems in teenage males?

More info needed: What sort of problems? Burning/discomfort when urinating? Blood in urine? Discharge? Is he sexually active? Urinary problems are uncommon in young boys & usually show up long before their teens. Please provide more info so we can provide an informed answer. Or have him see his pediatrician to discuss the matter.

Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. Reflecting the ...Read more


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Bladder Problems (Definition)

In a broad sense, bladder problems may be defined as any undesirable changes affecting its ability to comfortably store the urine and ...Read more