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Does smoking marijuana cause bladder control problems?

Does smoking marijuana cause bladder control problems?

No: Smoking marijuana does not cause bladder control issues or loss of urine. It may provoke urianry symptoms such as frequency, or irritation but should not lead to urinary incontinence. ...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 causes loss of bladder control?

What causes loss of bladder control?

Many things: The bladder has a simple function: store waste and get rid of it when you tell it to. However, that may seem simple, it is a complex arrangement of nerves, muscles and signaling pathways. When the bladder "losses control" it means there is fault in one of these complex systems. A urologist can usually diagnose the exact cause and direct treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

Several causes: Causes of loss of bladder control include infection, scarring of the urinary tract with blockage, and childbirth. Many times, there are no physical causes and one can have urge incontinence from an overactive bladder. This condition is generally treated with oral medications. ...Read more

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Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Lots of things : Bladder infection is the most common but neurological diseases like ms, parkinsons or even diabetes should be considered. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Incontinence: There are 3 types: stress, urge, overflow incontinence. Stress incontinence is due to loss of bladder support from pregnancy, aging, hormonal deficiency. Urge incontinence is due over activity of the bladder muscle, usually of unknown cause, and overflow incontinence caused by urinary obstruction, or neurogenic bladder that cause urine retention. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon too long cause loss of bladder control?

Can leaving a tampon too long cause loss of bladder control?

Unlikely: Leaving a tampon in too long is unlikely to cause loss of bladder control unless it causes a vaginal or bladder infection, which can increase your loss of bladder control. We actually recommend using a tampon during exercise as a way to prevent exercise induced bladder leakage, as a tampon can support the bladder neck. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon in too long cause someone to have loss of bladder control?

No: Leaving a tampond in will not cause loss of bladder control. You can develope a vaginal infection and subsequently develope a urinary tract infection which may result in loss of bladder control. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility that a spinal anesthesia can cause a poor bladder control?

It is not uncommon: During and immediately after a spinal, to have difficulty with bladder emptying. However, it should not cause any long term problems. ...Read more

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Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Yes: Almost all systems deteriorate with age and exceed the body's ability to repair itself, which is why we die. It is interesting that there is an innate process in which certain neurons are programmed to die, which is called apoptosis. ...Read more

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I have been told my bladder control pad causes me to emit an unpleasant smell.What should I do?

I have been told my bladder control pad  causes me to emit an unpleasant smell.What should I do?

Better hygiene?: Use fresh pads more frequently, shower or bathe at least once a day, and wear freshly laundered underwear and other clothes every day. That should take care of it. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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Bladder Control (Definition)

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