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Bladder Pressure And Frequent Urination
I have pressure on my bladder, frequent urination and pain in my pelvic area and bladder. No infections, no ovarian cysts, no diabetes. What is wrong?
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
What could be cause of bladder pressure? Negative UTI, no pain or frequent urination. Have IUD but it's in place.
See below: In a young female with bladder pain, discomfort, and/or pressure in absence of a UTI and with a fairly unremarkable urinalysis, the most common cause would be "Interstitial Cystitis" (aka Painful Bladder Syndrome). Often associated with variable degree of urinary frequency and less often pain with intercourse. Other possible causes would include gyne-related problems (e.g. fibroids, endometriosis) ...Read more
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Could solely raised bladder neck cause - frequent urination/feeling never empty, pressure, knot feel? Flomax (tamsulosin) not helping or other meds.
The question is not clear? By raised bladder neck you
mean bladder neck contracture (obsruction), the answer is YES! You are relatively young for having this problem. Yes, it causes everything you descibe.
Flomax which relaxes the snug bladder neck invariably help, but in your case, at your age, PLEASE
see a urologist. Best of luck ...Read more
What are the signs of a UTI. I have frequent urination, my bladder feels like its not getting empty all the way. I feel pressure and discomfort when uri?
As described: Burning with urination, frequency, urgency, sense of incomplete emptying are classic for UTI. Occasionally you may also see blood in your urine. Recommend going to primary care doctor or urgent care for UA, urine culture, and empiric antibiotics. Drink plenty of fluids to flush infected urine out of bladder. ...Read more
6week duration. Urge to urinate/frequent urination/painful bladder/pressure&pain in urethra. Urine/STD tests neg. Responded to Meds, but returned. Why?
Irritable bladder: The symptoms you describe suggest irritation of the lower urinary tract (bladder, urethra). This maybe due to infection, inflammation or pressure from something pressing on the area. Your doctor will want to rule out infection, pregnancy and growths that could put pressure on the bladder. If these have been ruled out, interstitial cystitis is possible. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more
Can bad bacteria that's found in the bladder cause frequent urination and a feeling of pressure and fullness in the bladder?
Infection: Yes. That is what causes the symptoms. An infection. ...Read more
Negative infection says doctor. Ovarian cyst found with ultrasound. Symptoms: bladder pressure, missed period, frequent urination, abdominal pain?
On off increased urination and lower bladder pressure for weeks. Previous loose stools normal now. Abdo us, bloods, flex sig normal. What could this b?
Do you have dysuria: Symptoms of a UTI in the absence of confirmed infection can be due to interstitial cystitis. You have had a reassuring GI workup and the urinary symptoms appear from your description to be unrelated to GI issues. Suggest you consider a urology consult to explore this further. ...Read more
How come sometimes I have frequent urination but most Days I don't? I drink pretty much the same amount everyday. Is something wrong with my bladder?
No there is:
NOTHING wrong with your bladder. ...the amount of urine is not JUST due to the liquids you ingest but also due to WASTE elimination...... Daily VARIATION is NORMAL! ...If frequency actually interferes with your activity or particularly your SLEEP it 's time to get the symptom evaluated!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
UTI: It sounds like you may have a uti. Go to a doctor for evaluation and treatment if the studies are positive. ...Read more
I have been experiencing frequent urination for 2 years and when my bladder fills up I'm in pain. What could this be?
Interstitial cystiti: It is possible that you have a condition called chonic interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. The disease has no known cause, but can be debilitating to some sufferers. Pain, frequency, urgency, pelvic/urethral pain can be disabling at times. I assume you already had work-up and all known causes has been ruled-out. Consult a urologist/urogynocologist for eval/treat. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm very bloated with frequent urination. I don't have pain. When I urinate I feel like my bladder didn't empty?
Be checked for sure: Now is time to go to be checked out if you indeed can empty bladder or not, or something else; do not try to wishfully wait out. To get these done rightly, one needs more info on specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam + testing timely as needed. How? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work closer/ better... ...Read more
Masturbation: Masturbation usually doesn't cause bladder pain or frequent urination. It may cause some difficulty voiding the bladder right after it. Unless there is a way you masturbate that may cause to your complaints, this is unusual to have symptoms you describe after masturbation. ...Read more
Anxiety or DM: Anxiety can sometimes lead to frequent urination (small amounts) lots of gu conditions can do this. Occasionally diabetes can escape detection initially. Specific gravity test of urine is low with diabetes incipidis. Type ii dm can present with frequent urination and with a 12 hour fast you might have a normal glucose. A glucose tolerance test or a hemaglobin a1c test is sometimes ordered. ...Read more
Bladder ultrasound: A bladder ultrasound can check for 'bladder stones', tumors, or mass 'pressing' on the bladder causing irritation. The most important finding on the bladder ultrasound is a test called: 'post void residual' the bladder volume is estimated when full and just after emptying. If your bladder empties completely=suggests overactivity. If bladder not empty=suggests overflow incontinence or atonic. ...Read more
How would I know if stress is causing frequent urination or whether I have an overactive bladder?
Maybe: Anybody who has a urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, +/- penis) can have a urinary tract infection. This happens to people every day, all over the world. A teen male is much less likely than a teen girl to get a UTI. So, a teen male with possible UTI symptoms needs to see his doctor. Also, there are some less common medical disorders that cause UTI symptoms but are not infections. ...Read more
Can someone tell me how to know if my frequent urination due to a small bladder or stress/anxiety?
Frequent urination for three years had a UTI and X-ray of bladder was normal. What other tests are needed?
See answer: Most common causes of longstanding urinary frequency in an otherwise healthy female without diabetes or kidney disease include: excessive fluid or caffeine intake, overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, and small functional capacity bladder aggravated by stress/anxiety. Helpful tests would include: urinalysis, 3-day intake and voiding diary, residual urine check, and cystoscopy/hydrodistension. ...Read more
I got frequent urination. My all reports are normal. No diabetics. Age 24. When bladder empty feel some thing itchy. Nothing in full. What's wrong here?
Please seek: Urologic assessment. Would not make that assumption without ruling out possible medical causes. ...Read more
If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more
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