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Does smoking marijuana cause bladder control problems?

Does smoking marijuana cause bladder control problems?

No: Smoking marijuana does not cause bladder control issues or loss of urine. It may provoke urianry symptoms such as frequency, or irritation but should not lead to urinary incontinence. ...Read more

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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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What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

Pelvic congestion: Generally, many women experience bloating and swelling around the time of their menstrual cycle due to hormone related increases in blood flow to the pelvis. This seems to be associated with increases in bladder leakage around menses in some women, although we are not sure of the exact mechanism. Avoid cravings for caffeine and chocolate which are bladder irritants. ...Read more

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What can I take for a bladder control problem?

What can I take for a bladder control problem?

Incontinence: The treatment is largley dependant on the type of incontinence. Stress incontinence is best treated with kegel exercises and surgery. Urge incontinence can often be improved with daily medication. You should begin by seeing a urologist for evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Is it common for pseudoseizures to cause a lose of bladder control?

No: It is not common to lose bladder control with pseudo-seizures. That is more likely to occur with seizures. Pseudo seizures often occur due to a stressful situation, they are unconscious in origin, but they have no neurological findings. They have no post-ictal phase as typical seizures do (like loss of bladder control) and may be treated effectively with therapy. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could be the cause of a 20 yo losing bladder control?

Evaluation: Sudden lose of ability to control urine can be due to infection, neurologic problems, development of diabetes. This requires immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility that a spinal anesthesia can cause a poor bladder control?

It is not uncommon: During and immediately after a spinal, to have difficulty with bladder emptying. However, it should not cause any long term problems. ...Read more

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My father 58 yr old has been smoking that synthetic marijuana for almost a year. He is coughing so badly . What kind of medical problems does it cause?

My father 58 yr old has been smoking that synthetic marijuana for almost a year. He is coughing so badly . What kind of medical problems does it cause?

Taking huge risks: The safety of synthetic marijuana hasn't been scientifically studied but it can cause serious psychological & physical problems, including kidney failure. It appears to be much more potent & addicting than cannabis. The chemicals in it & potency can vary greatly from batch to batch. Your father is taking dangerous risks with his health. Real marijuana is far safer. See http://2themax.Org/?Cat=6. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured disc in the neck cause a loss of bladder control?

Absolutely: The bladder is controlled locally by a circuit of nerves that go to the spine at the lower back area but there is a circuit of nerves that also go to the brain so that you can think about and determine when you want to go to the bathroom. Disruption of that "brain" circuit can affect the information going to the bladder and cause voiding problems. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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Bladder Control (Definition)

Bladder control is a term for the ability to ...Read more