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How can I overcome bladder shyness?

How can I overcome bladder shyness?

Bashful bladder is: A social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. See your doc first. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.Paruresis.Org/ clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. Peace and good health. ...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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How can one overcome bladder shyness?

How can one overcome bladder shyness?

Long breaths: Deep breath in and long breath out while relaxing all the body especially the sphingter. ...Read more

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Bladder shyness gets better then gets worse, what to do?

Bladder shyness gets better then gets worse, what to do?

Bashful bladder is: A social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.Paruresis.Org/ clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. See doc to make sure there is no medical problem first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have shy bladder syndrome (public bathrooms only). How to overcome this?

I have shy bladder syndrome (public bathrooms only). How to overcome this?

Seek treatment: In my practice, i treat patients with this kind of anxiety disorder with a benzodiazepine like clonazepam. I also explain in great detail what causes this, and what kinds of treatment work for this. Along with medication to reduce the excessive anxiety, it is necessary to re-introduce your self gradually into the anxiety provoking environment to more fully overcome this phobias. ...Read more

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In what way can I overcome a shy bladder?

In what way can I overcome a shy bladder?

See your dr.: I am not sure what you mean by a shy bladder. If you mean that you have trouble urinating, then you should see a dr. For an evaluation. Sometimes medicines may cause urinary retention. There may be other reasons such as kidney disease, nerve damage, muscle weakness or a blockage. You may need a referral to see a urologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drug testing with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Can you tell me about drug testing with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Depends: on what you mean by a "shy bladder," which is often just internalized guilt/shame over the act of micturition left over from our toilet training days. If you are being watched when you urinate, alternatives are use of a bathroom with a camera, running water while you try to urinate, doing water loading prior to the test (plus caffeine) and other techniques. Some programs will do saliva/oral swabs. ...Read more

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How to treat shy bladder?

How to treat shy bladder?

Bashful bladder is: a social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.paruresis.org/ Clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. See your doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could I have urinary retention or a shy bladder?

Could I have urinary retention or a shy bladder?

Here are some ...: Yes, it may develop in few without obvious disorders of nerve system, but simply from inadequate relaxation and opening of urinary sphincter to coordinate the sequential contraction of bladder muscle (detrusor) so to maintain normal pressure inside bladder during peeing. This condition could be suspected by detailing voiding Hx as well as testing and following residual urine, etc. under medical Rx ...Read more

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What is the treatment for painful bladder syndrome?

What is the treatment for painful bladder syndrome?

Treatment of PBS: The treatment of pbs involves multiple approaches. Medications, avoidance of irritants, bladder installations, pelvic floor physical therapy, neuromodulation. For more information see this link. http://www.drjkm.com/treatment-options-interstitial-cystitis-painful-bladder-syndromes-part-3-discussion-ic-pbs/. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of Botox treatment helping frequency urgency syndrome after meds/stretching bladder didn't help and possible catheters after?

What is the likelihood of Botox treatment helping frequency urgency syndrome after meds/stretching bladder didn't help and possible catheters after?

There is a: "REASONABLE" chance that Botox can be useful in cases of irritable bladder> Make sure you are consulting a PHYSICIAN who has had EXPERIENCE with the use of Botulism Toxin! Hope this helps and Good Luck! Dr Z ...Read more