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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Mild Bladder Discomfort (Overview)

Clinically, mild bladder discomfort is referred to feeling pressure or ache at suprapubic regions, which is presumptively thought of resulting from some disorders of bladder like incomplete emptying, UTI, interstitial cystitis, food-related irritation, etc.


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Can tapeworms cause some bladder discomfort?

Can tapeworms cause some bladder discomfort?

No.: This should not occur since the tapeworms should only be in your bowels. The only possibility could be explained if you have an acute abdomen or constipation that causes pressure on your urinary bladder. Tapeworms themselves should not be in your bladder. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
18 doctors shared insights

Mild Bladder Discomfort (Overview)

Clinically, mild bladder discomfort is referred to feeling pressure or ache at suprapubic regions, which is presumptively thought of resulting from some disorders of bladder like incomplete emptying, UTI, interstitial cystitis, food-related irritation, etc.


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Bladder discomfort daily, but no pain with urination, frequency, urgency. Worse in am. Uti or ic?

Bladder pain?: This requires a call to your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of the pain. It may be from some other area than the bladder. Your doctor can determine the cause of the pain and then give proper treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
Daily
Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

Medication.: The most effective way is by anticholinergic medications, which calm the bladder and reduce or eliminate bladder spasms (e.g. Oxybutinin). Of course, eliminating triggers such as stones, infection, and catheters is essential. Some patients find that avoiding caffeine, alcohol, spicy or acidic foods, chocolate, and artificial sweeteners helps. ...Read more

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Urethra and bladder discomfort feels like a bladder infection but not painful. What could it be?

Infection: Infection is most likely. Many people will not have pain with infections just pressure. Other possibilities include constipation with the sigmoid colon pushing on the bladder. Abnormal bulging of the bladder, cystocele, or pelvic wall laxity pushing on the bladder. Bladder stones possible but less likely. Finally, bladder nerve issues preventing emptying some pressure is felt. ...Read more

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Living with Overactive Bladder (OAB) (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Manage your intake of fluids: neither too much nor too little
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Avoid or limit caffeine (coffee, tea, soda) and alcohol
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Identify what foods and fluids bother your bladder and avoid them
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What is the definition or description of: Mild bladder discomfort?

What is the definition or description of: Mild bladder discomfort?

Here are some...: Clinically, mild bladder discomfort is referred to feeling pressure or ache at suprapubic regions, which is presumptively thought of resulting from some disorders of bladder like incomplete emptying, UTI, interstitial cystitis, food-related irritation, etc. ...Read more

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Can tapeworms cause some bladder discomfort?

No.: This should not occur since the tapeworms should only be in your bowels. The only possibility could be explained if you have an acute abdomen or constipation that causes pressure on your urinary bladder. Tapeworms themselves should not be in your bladder. ...Read more

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Overcoming Mild Depression (Checklist)

Discuss with your doctor your symptoms and get help
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Ask for a counseling referral. Talk therapy is key.
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Ask if you would benefit from medications
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Exercise daily. If having trouble, start slow with a daily walk.
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Are STDs and bladder discomfort associated ?

Are STDs and bladder discomfort associated ?

They can be: Stds can cause bladder discomfort or pain. For example, chlamydia can infect the urethra (the tube from the bladder to the outside) and vaginal herpes often causes pain with urination. There are lots of other non-std causes for bladder discomfort as well. You should see your doctor and have them evaluate the bladder discomfort and test you for stds if you are at risk. ...Read more

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


Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
371 doctors shared insights

Bladder Problems (Definition)

Bladder problems is a symptom in which a person has discomfort in his bladder (the bag-like part of the body that holds urine) or has urination (peeing) problems. Urination problems include difficulty starting, difficulty stopping, dribbling (leaking), peeing too often, blood in the urine, ...Read more