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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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In the past week, when I've woken up, normal time, had pain/ache just above bladder i'd guess and lasts a few minutes. Is it sleep positioning or...?

In the past week, when I've woken up, normal time, had pain/ache just above bladder i'd guess and lasts a few minutes. Is it sleep positioning or...?

Distended Bladder?: A full bladder from drinking a lot of fluids the night before could explain that. Otherwise bladder spasms or urinary tract infection among others. A urinalysis could should some light. ...Read more

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Cramping pain right above my bladder when I walk or am resting? I am slightly constipated but I have a bm once daily.

Cramping pain right above my bladder when I walk or am resting? I am slightly constipated but I have a bm once daily.

Various causes: Discomfort in the suprapubic area (lower abdomen) can be due to muscle strain, small hernia, urinary bladder problems or large intestinal problems. If the discomfort persists you will need an examination for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for Accutane to cause pubic bone pain? (the pain is right above my bladder, could also be muscle pain, seems to be worse after sex.)

Is it normal for Accutane to cause pubic bone pain? (the pain is right above my bladder, could also be muscle pain, seems to be worse after sex.)

Don't think so: There is a small piece of cartridge called the pubic symphysis the can get inflamed. Try a different position so that area gets less pressure. Also the bladder is in there and if peeing more or having pain could be a contributor. I don't think the accutaine is adding to the problem but google it and stay off the complaint patient page. Look for pain in bone or cartlidge, not just pubic bone. ...Read more

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What is a tipped bladder?

What is a tipped bladder?

Cystocele: This probably refers to a dropped bladder or cystocele. ...Read more

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Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Yes often: There are several causes for urinary incontinence and the treatments are very different depending on the cause. The good news is that an effective solution can be found in 80% or more of cases. Consult a urologist if you are male and a urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

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What is bladder instillation?

Medication into blr: Medication is introduced into the bladder via a catheter. ...Read more

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How to check bladder problem?

Talk to your doc.: There are many tools for investigating bladder problems, but like anything in medicine you need to talk to the doctor so that they may be selected and applied in the right sequence to make you better. ...Read more

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How much can your bladder hold?

How much can your bladder hold?

Adult -> 5 - 600mL: (17 - 20 oz) calculation for children is to add 2 to their age in years ; express it in oz. Thus normal bladder volume for a 5-year-old is 7 oz or 210ml, 12 oz or 350 ml for a ten-year-old. Teen-agers have an adult size bladder. Full-term newborn babies have about a 50 - 60 ml bladder capacity, just about 2 oz. Of course some adults can stretch their bladders to hold a liter. ...Read more

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Can you have your bladder removed?

Yes but. . .: Why? Talk to your doc about what's going on in your life that would make you ask this question. Yes, the bladder can be removed, but usually only when someone has extensive bladder cancer. Frequent urinary tract infections are not enough reason for surgery. Nor urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control). You mentioned constipation which can sometimes aggravate/cause incontinence. Fix that 1st. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bladder problem?

How can I treat a bladder problem?

Depends.: I didn't mean it that way. The treatment would depend on the problem - overactive or underactive. Do you tend to leak urine or retain urine? ...Read more

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Y does bladder contracts nd expands?

Bladder: The bladder contracts down to almost nothing when it is empty. As your kidneys work it fills up to store urine until you are ready to go per. If you didn't have a bladder you would be dribbling and leaking all the time. ...Read more

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Where is bladder located in a female?

Lower abdomen: It is located in the middle lower abdomen right above the pubic area. You can google images for the female bladder to see a diagram/cartoon of the organ. ...Read more

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What can cause a incontanant bladder?

What can cause a incontanant bladder?

Doctor can determine: Urinary incontinence isn't a disease, it's a symptom. It can be caused by everyday habits, underlying medical conditions or physical problems. A thorough evaluation by your doctor can help determine what's behind your incontinence. ...Read more

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What causes a low functioning bladder?

What causes a low functioning bladder?

Muscle or nerve...: Problems. The bladder's purpose is to store urine then empty fully. If the muscle is unable to accommodate urine or squeeze to expel it, it will function poorly. The muscles are controlled by nerves, which deliver the sense of filling, then coordinate muscle contraction. Ms, spinal cord injuries, diabetes, bladder thickening, obstruction, scarring, interstitial cystitis, can affect these systems. ...Read more

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Could bladder slings become dangerous?

Yes: If they erode into bladder or urethra or become infected. ...Read more

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What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

It means. .: It usually means its normal. It also means the organ, in this case the bladder, is unremarkable as visualized on the specific modality under question. It also means the interpreting radiologist didn't see anything abnormal for him or her to comment on. Its usually a good thing. ...Read more

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Bladder signal or jumpy uerthral nerve?

Bladder signal or jumpy uerthral nerve?

?: I don't think any doctor here is going to be able to figure out what you're asking. ...Read more

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Can your bladder get smaller over time?

Can your bladder get smaller over time?

Yes: The bladder is a large smooth muscular 'bag' that holds urine. It contracts during urination and expands as it fills up. Just like any other muscle, it can be trained. Frequent urination will keep the bladder smaller and over time will cause the 'signal' for urination to occur with a smaller amount of urine. ...Read more

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I'm inncontinent and need a new bladder?

I'm inncontinent and need a new bladder?

Incontinence: I do not believe there is anything such as a bladder transfer or new bladder. Sometimes in severe cancer cases a bladder is reshaped using other of the patient's tissues. But, incontinence can be treated much easier than that. The physician will just need to do a thorough investigation and give you a plan for healing. ...Read more

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Pain on left side when bladder is full?

Pain on left side when bladder is full?

And pain: Many things could cause this. Get a sonogram of bladder and kidneys and get evaluated for an abdominal hernia. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a leaky bladder?

No it isn't: Many women develop "leaky"{ bladders after pregnancy due to stretching of pelvic floor muscles & loss of bladder support. Can also occur as result of aging & lack of estrogen production after menopause. Suggest you consult with a uro-gynecologist or urologist specializing in female urologic disorders. There is help out there. ...Read more

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Can a bladder puncture happen naturally?

Yes: In rare cases there have been reports of bladder punctures with bony spurrs (bony pointy overgrowth) in the pelvic area around the bladder. Traumawouldalso put you at risk of bladder punctures if you have these spurrs. A urologist will be able to point out other instances, like cancers or massive trauma to the pelvic region. ...Read more

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Is linsopril irritating to ones bladder?

Is linsopril irritating to ones bladder?

Unlikely: I have never seen or heard of this side effect, nor is it listed on the www. Drugs. Com website. ...Read more

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What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

Cystitis, obstruction: Inflammation or utis cause bladder thickening. Bladder outflow obstruction, e.g. Tight, non relaxing bladder neck, prostate enlargement, urethral vaves or a urethral stricture causes all cause bladder trabeculation (enlargement of bladder muscle fibers). Also neurogenic bladder, detrussor-sphincter dyssynergia (sphincter conractswith voiding) but should relax & bladder reflux all cause thickening. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a tilted bladder?

There is no: Reason to be worried about the angle of the bladder. Symptoms or problems with bladder control like leakage or frequency can sometimes be related to poor support of the bladder or urethra or can occur with totally normal anatomy. You should have a gyn evaluate you. ...Read more