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Medicine For Urinary Obstruction
Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more
If TUR opr doesn't work, What is the most efficient method for treating of upper urinary obstruction in ureteric orifices caused by bladder tumors?
It depends...: Ureteric obstruction needs quick relief. This can be obtained with one or another of several options. A stent can be placed in some cases. A nephrostomy tube can be inserted to provide temporary relief. The Bladder tumor can be treated with either chemotherapy or Radiotherapy but it may take more than 1 to 2 weeks to shrink the tumor to resolve the obstruction. Your Urologist should guide you furt ...Read more
Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?
10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?
Needs diagnosis: He was probably born with posterior urethral valves (PUV) which Dr SB resected at age-1-yr. He may have urethral stricture at site of resection & thus requires urethrogram (VCUG) & likely cystoscopy. Might respond to endoscopic urethrotomy. Kidney damage common with PUV. Children's hospitals usually have endowment funds to help with such cases & many Drs. Will treat pro bono after treating so long ...Read more
If the urinary bladder doesn't fill with urine for 4 years due to bilateral obstruction, does it compeletely lose it's function? .
Bladder: Dysfunction of the urinary bladder occurs with various problems like neurogenic bladder syndromes or obstruction of bladder outlet by prostate disorders. In long-standing cases the bladder can lose much muscle tone that urinary passage is severely impaired and catheterization is needed. In outlet obstruction, retention occurs despite muscle hypertrophy. I'm sure you've had some flow in 4yrs ...Read more
Fetus urInary block: The most common cause of a fetus having lower urinary tract blockage would be a "posterior urethral valves". This happens in boys and has a spectrum of presentation and treatments depending on the severity of the blockage and there may be issues with the bladder and kidneys because of the blockage. Because this issue can harm the fetus' lungs, your OB and. Pediatric urologist should be involved. ...Read more
The following: Posterior urethral valves form a cusp-like obstruction just below the bladder neck. Anterior urethral valves are due to a urethral out-pouching, this fills with urine and distal end becomes a "flap valve" which obstructs. Urethral atresia or congenital stricture. Ureterocele, ectopic or orthotopic can block bladder neck or prolapse causing obstruction. Vaginal atresia + urogenital sinus. ...Read more
Certainly: If you took your pain medications as they were prescribed by your doctor you will have no problems to pass udt. ...Read more
Hello, I have now been prescribed the medicine Betmiga 50mg for help with urinary issues. How long until this medicine takes full effect?
We need generic name: Betmiga is not in my PDR Tell us the generic and we can possibly help ...Read more
Hello, I have now been prescribed the medicine Mirabegron 50mg for help with urinary issues. How long until this medicine takes full effect? Source:
4-8 weeks: Clinical symptom relief can take 4-8 weeks. ...Read more
What to do if I'm facing urinary problem for the past 8 years. From the begging I am taking the medicine, but no use.?
Not enough info: What is the actual urinary condiition? What is the medication? What are the symptoms? Consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more
Yes.: There is evidence that medications called alpha-blockers (terazosin, tamsulosin) can relax the urinary tract musculature and aid in passing a urinary stone. This is sometimes called medical expulsive therapy. This is usually only useful in smaller, less than 8mm stones. Steroids have been used in the past, but no evidence supports their efficacy. ...Read more
Saw Palmetto: Saw palmetto has the ability to modestly improve sx. Scientific studies have validated this and it will not hurt to try! ...Read more
Many: Some high blood pressure medications (eg hytrin) affect urethral tone and cause incontinence. Diurectics cause the bladder to fill quickly & can aggravate incontinence (but should not be stopped w/o dr's ok). Muscle relaxants can aggravate incontinence. And certain medications such as for myasthenia gravis can affect bladder function. Any drug that worsens constipation can worsen bladder function. ...Read more
Antibiotics, water: If you have a urinary tract infection, you need an appt/consult with a doctor to prescribe antibiotics. In the meantime, increase your water intake. There have been some studies that suggest that cranberry juice helps prevent bacteria from causing these infections, so consider 100% cranberry juice (read the label -- many have other juices as well). ...Read more
What are the causes of a urinary tract infection and what kind of medicine can I take for the pain?
Multiple causes: Most urinary infections are bacterial. Some are ascending infections through the urethra, especially in women, other are due to seeding of the kidney through blood. Some urinary infections are prompted by obstruction to the flow of urine. The medicine needs to be tailored to the organism causing the infection and it is not a matter for self-care. Please see your doctor for proper antibiotic. ...Read more
Your doctor: The correct ;medication for your situation is best obtained via your doctor. ...Read more
Had a urinary tract infection, took medicine for that. Now I keep having burning what is causing that? What is causing the discomfort?
Continued: Continued burning could mean that your infection did not clear up from the antibiotic, or it could be that you have another type of infection or a yeast infection. You should be re-evaluated by your doctor. If you get pain, vomiting, or fever then you will need an emergency evaluation. ...Read more
If I have urinary trace infection, what's gonna happen next? Medicine? My doc said to take another urine test, but haven't done that yet.
You need to have a urinalysis and urine culture to find out the bacteria causing the infection. Most of UTIs are caused by EColi
In healthy people many mild infections will cure spontaneously without antibiotics
But those with symptoms of pain and frequency with/without blood in urine and those with frequent recurrences need to be treated with appropriate antibiotics ...Read more
Hello my father is 82years old and he is completely healthy (no blood pressure problem. He had a problem of frequently urinary please advice medicine.
Two probables: At 82, most men have some degree of prostate enlargement. This blocks bladder outflow, and so he may have incomplete emptying each time he voids, so thereforehe has to go to the bathroom more often. Another possibility is overactive bladder - abnormal spasms that make him feel like he has to go all the time. Avodart (dutasteride) treats the first; Detrol treats the second. ...Read more
May help: Bethanechol maybe used for urinary retention that occurs after being administered anesthesia. In my experience not a great medication to treat this condition. Ensure your bowel movements are soft and regular. Make sure you are working with a urologist to help you with this condition. ...Read more
How long does phentermine take to absorb in the urinary system so it will show in a urine drug test?
What should ivtake as a medicine for a urinary tract infection. Now I started taking effervescent granules urinary alkalinizer 4 times a day. Is good?
UTI treatment: You need to have your urine cultured to see what bacterium (b) is causing your uti. Starting an antibiotic (a) without knowing what b caused your UTI and what a it's sensitive to is not a good practice. Taking granules to make your urine less acidic is also not a good idea. Bacteria are less likely to grow in a acidic environment. Making your urine less so will do nothing to help combat your uti. ...Read more