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Medicine For Detrusor Instability
I have been diagnosed with detrusor instability (weak bladder). I have tried conventional medication, doesn't help.?
Here are some...: Identifying what factors may have been contributing to his issues of bladder health should be the first step to do. How to handle these related things correctly? Take time/patience to peruse articles listed in the following links in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html, http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. Thereby you will surely know how to work well with the doctor for right timely care. ...Read more
How can I find out if my back problems are causing my detrusor instability? I have had three lumbar fusions. I started urinating 14 times a day after my last back surgery which was an alif. I am taking oxybutynin for frequency now but how can I be sure it
Can detrusor hyporeflexia successfully be treated? Or will I forever have symptoms? Can it ever improve
Weak contraction: An areflexic bladder is one that does not respond to fullness with any degree of contraction and does not empty at all. Hyporeflexia is a less severe degree of this, in which bladder is less sensitive to filling and produces weak contractions which aren't strong enough to completely empty the bladder. This leads to post void residual urine to varying degrees depending on severity of problem. ...Read more
It denotes...: ... bladder inability to empty, so-called high postvoid residual urine, which the reliable clinical indicator of detrusor weakness. However, its detail is beyond 400-letter space can elaborate. So, please peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. Thereby you gain an overview of its meaning and you will less need to surf much online, More? Contact me... ...Read more
Maybe yes...: Occasional incontinence of urine & stool is common, but loss of bladder/bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Biofeedback and/or minimally invasive interventions in some settings can be curative. ...Read more
Yes: Urodynamic testing is the most accurate way to detect detrusor hyperreflexia. The study can detect the uninhibited, high pressure bladder contractions characteristic of hyperreflexia, as well as the failure of the sphincter muscle to relax during voiding (detrusor sphincter dyssynergia) commonly seen in association with hyperreflexia. This high pressure system puts the kidneys at risk for damage. ...Read more
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WebMD: Webmd consistently seems to be the best online source for nonphysicians. ...Read more
Yes: Infection can cause detrusor weaknessGet a more detailed answer ›
Usually not: In Detrusor weakness you have to strain and constrict your muscles in order to urinate. It is typically not due to medications but other issues involving bladder dysfunction. OAB is an overactive bladder and typically involves rapid and early emptying of the bladder, quite the opposite of Detrusor weakness. ...Read more
No, but...: In general, bladder infection is related to detrusor weakness which leads to incompletely emptying bladder - a common and important factor for the difficulty in treating bacterial UTI. So, cystitis per se does not cause bladder weakness although it can alter the sensing ability of the bladder. Good question! Best wish... ...Read more
Urodynamics showed high pressure voiding and detrusor dyssynergia. Grew up in an abusive home and not always allowed to use the bathroom so developed a habit of holding it in. Could it be from that?
GreatInsight, Habits: Intensely practiced. The good news: The better you understand the experiential emotional underpinnings of learned responses & are able to recognize & "feel" the distinctions/changes possible/desirable, the more the leaning&behaviors can change, often quickly/dramatically for the better. We are intelligent creatures yet emotional learning, not conscious logic, is dominant: http://goo. Gl/foDTU0. ...Read more
Urodynamics: It shows what it shows. UTI not likely cause. Discuss with team. ...Read more
Can detrusor weakness be a symptom of uti? I have weak detrusor muscle and diagnosed with embedded uti
Cause not symptom: It can be a cause of Uti rather than a symptom. A weak detrusor is associated with incomplete emptying of the bladder, which is a risk factor for getting a bladder infection. ...Read more
I have OAB and under active detrusor. Is it safe to have Botox? Doc said half strength. Will that be powerful enough to help?
Please ask your doc.:
What reported suggests you have a conflicting condition between OAB with bladder instability and underactive detrusor with weak bladder muscle contraction, which you should ask and discuss with your urologist. Botox is to ease bladder instability. So, there is a subtle balance between benefit and adverse effect to navigation. More? Welcome to contact me besides asking urologist. ...Read more
Iam 49 m suffering from detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia bladder outler obstruction please is there any syrgery or medications for me please send me thedetail?
Nutritional advice: You already have a urologist. If you want to correct the cause, you must try a new diet. Read one of these books and follow the advice in it: 'eat to live'; 'the china study' or 'food for life'. The movie, "forks over knives", rentable on netflix etc; &/or websites like : drmcdougall. Com will give you lots of information. The bladder is related to your diabetes most likely. Try a new diet to fix. ...Read more
Confusing question: You may misunderstand something you read (online?). Bioflims contribute to many infections, sometimes a reason longer or higher dose antibiotics are needed. There is no bladder infection called "biofilm infection". If your urine culture is negative (no bacteria found), then no infection and no bacteria are causing whatever symptoms you have. Discuss w/ your doc or maybe infec disease specialist. ...Read more
I bene told have OAB symptoms plus weaker detrusor contractions but constant irritation. Would tolterodine help?
OAB: Medications like tolterodine can have modest benefit. May not resolve all the symptoms although if tolerated well by you, the dose can be titrated up to the point where you do feel some relief. ...Read more
I have oab and underactive detrusor. Doc said botox as nothing else worked. Will it work will I need rest of my life? Or can it get better
Here are some...: OAB makes bladder not able to hold urine; a bladder with underactive detrusor has poor or no contraction to push urine to flow out. Botox bladder injection is to help improve bladder holding urine, but not always as expected. So, ask the attending urologist for specifics. To realize more on life reality, go to articles in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ... ...Read more