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Bladder spasm symptoms since yesterday; any OTC treatment to help?

Bladder spasm symptoms since yesterday; any OTC treatment to help?

BLADDER SPASMS: Important to rule out an infection or low back issue. The otc meds are mostly for burning. ...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


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Possible natural remedies to help or cure bladder infection?

Possible natural remedies to help or cure bladder infection?

Fluids and cranberry: Plenty of fluids and cranberry juice or pills ( vaccinium macrocarpon), but persistent symptoms or increasing symptoms need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a stroke in 2008 ( I was 23). Are there any natural remedies that can assist my meds with spasticity and thalamic pain syndrome due to a stroke?

I had a stroke in 2008 ( I was 23). Are there any natural remedies that can assist my meds with spasticity and thalamic pain syndrome due to a stroke?

Spasticity: I don't know of any specific remedies for this purpose. However you might consider talking with your physician about a trial of acupuncture as an adjunct therapy for the Thalamic Pain Syndrome. See: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21334511 ...Read more

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What is a a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

What is a  a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

Avoid swelling: With aging, we make more urine at night while sleeping. Support hose can help. Elevate legs above level of heart for 20-30 mins in the evening. Avoid xs fluid intake a few hrs before bedtime. If using a water pill or diuretic, take it in the late afternoon rather than in the am. Treat sleep apnea, it makes nocturia worse. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

Can there be a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

Some claims: But nothing that has been shown to be effective in careful clinical trials. Start by seeing your pcp, gyn or a urogynecologist. ...Read more

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Is toviaz (fesoterodine) safe to take for bladder spasms?

Is toviaz (fesoterodine)  safe to take for bladder spasms?

Toviaz (fesoterodine): Yes. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is intended for over active bladder. If you are truly having "spasms" and have not recently had a urologic procedure, you may need an evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more

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Can bladder spasms cause you to retain urine?

Can bladder spasms cause you to  retain urine?

Unable to MT bladder: Not due to bladder spasms, but urethral sphincter spasms can cause some urinary retention. Urethral stricture, diverticulum, thrombosed caruncle, Skene's gland cyst or abcess are all urethral causes. External causes: cystocele, fecal impaction, uterine fibroid or anti-incontinence procedure. Internal causes: Stones, bladder or urethral tumor, ureterocele.Neurologic: MS, diabetes, spinal cord cause ...Read more

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Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

It works. : Ditropan (oxybutynin) is part of a family of medications called anticholinergics that can help calm the bladder. It is an effective treatment for overactive bladder and has been used to help manage bladder spasms. Bladder spasms often occur with bladder irritation, such as that after surgery, or during infection, or in neurologic problems of the bladder. Side effects often can limit the dose. ...Read more

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What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

Indwelling stent: Ureteral stent tube, between kidney & bladder commonly is cause. Stents are used with percutaneous kidney or uretoscopic lithotripsy to facilitate healing, & sometimes with extensive eswl to avoid ureteral obstruction by stone fragments (steinstrasse). Curly end of stent irritates bladder & causes spasms. ...Read more

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If you have bladder spasms is it normal for your bladder to leak sometimes?

If you have bladder spasms is it normal for your bladder to leak sometimes?

Neither is normal: So called bladder spasms are abnormal & are likely involuntary bladder contractions which are possibly signs of neurogenic bladder dysfunction. These likely are causing the leakage. Note that ur also having back pain. Thus spinal cord tethering may need 2b ruled out. Advise you to consult with a urologist for urodynamic testing which includes sphincter emg. Spinal MRI should also be considered. ...Read more

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How come it hurts badly when I pee and bladder spasms?

How come it hurts badly when I pee and bladder spasms?

Infection: The muscle of the bladder (detrussor muscle) becomes irritated during a bladder infection. The bladder becomes inflamed, tender and spasms. This is the most common cause of bladder pain (dsyuria). ...Read more

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The doctor just said I probably have bladder spasms--meaning what?

The doctor just said I probably have bladder spasms--meaning what?

Bladder contractions: Like a muscle cramp, bladder spasms occur when the detrusor muscle of the bladder, which is responsible for squeezing and expelling urine, squeezes without permission. This can occur when there are neurologic issues, severe bladder irritation or infection, and in overactive bladder syndrome. There is usually dull discomfort and pain, with occasional urine leakage. ...Read more

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Any information/ advice for 19 y/o with fowlers syndrome and perm indwell catheter. & best way to stop bladder spasms? Thank you

Ask your urologist..: Sorry to hear that you are a victim of Fowler's syndrome, which can be further illustrated in https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/nationalhospital/fowlersyndrome. As to ease bladder spams, the mainstay is still anticholinergics; currently there are at least 6 kinds available; if failed, try tibial nerve stimulation or sacral nerve stimulation, with urinary diversion as the last resort. Ask your urologist... ...Read more

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Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd. Been on several diff meds. Will this ever get better. No kids btw?

Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd.  Been on several diff meds.  Will this ever get better. No kids btw?

Seems a bit long for: Just irritation from your procedure. Consult the provider who performed the procedure for further evaluation. ...Read more

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