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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

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?

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

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Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Why causes sudden loss of bladder control?

Lots of things: Bladder infection is the most common but neurological diseases like ms, parkinsons or even diabetes should be considered. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Please tell me what causes loss of bladder control?

Incontinence: There are 3 types: stress, urge, overflow incontinence. Stress incontinence is due to loss of bladder support from pregnancy, aging, hormonal deficiency. Urge incontinence is due over activity of the bladder muscle, usually of unknown cause, and overflow incontinence caused by urinary obstruction, or neurogenic bladder that cause urine retention. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon too long cause loss of bladder control?

Can leaving a tampon too long cause loss of bladder control?

Unlikely: Leaving a tampon in too long is unlikely to cause loss of bladder control unless it causes a vaginal or bladder infection, which can increase your loss of bladder control. We actually recommend using a tampon during exercise as a way to prevent exercise induced bladder leakage, as a tampon can support the bladder neck. ...Read more

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Can leaving a tampon in too long cause someone to have loss of bladder control?

No: Leaving a tampond in will not cause loss of bladder control. You can develope a vaginal infection and subsequently develope a urinary tract infection which may result in loss of bladder control. ...Read more

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Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Yes: Almost all systems deteriorate with age and exceed the body's ability to repair itself, which is why we die. It is interesting that there is an innate process in which certain neurons are programmed to die, which is called apoptosis. ...Read more

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I have been told my bladder control pad causes me to emit an unpleasant smell. What should I do?

I have been told my bladder control pad causes me to emit an unpleasant smell. What should I do?

Better hygiene?: Use fresh pads more frequently, shower or bathe at least once a day, and wear freshly laundered underwear and other clothes every day. That should take care of it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I really only need it at night.

Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I really only need it at night.

Well: If there is any chance you could have an infection - that needs to be addressed first. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control?

What causes loss of bladder control?

Many things: The bladder has a simple function: store waste and get rid of it when you tell it to. However, that may seem simple, it is a complex arrangement of nerves, muscles and signaling pathways. When the bladder "losses control" it means there is fault in one of these complex systems. A urologist can usually diagnose the exact cause and direct treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

Several causes: Causes of loss of bladder control include infection, scarring of the urinary tract with blockage, and childbirth. Many times, there are no physical causes and one can have urge incontinence from an overactive bladder. This condition is generally treated with oral medications. ...Read more

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Hi would bladder control or being unable to hold it before I get to the toilet be a problem with a broken tailbone?

Hi would bladder control or being unable to hold it before I get to the toilet be a problem with a broken tailbone?

Yes: ? if "tailbone fracture" causes urinary urgency. Sacral-coccygeal fracture imputes mechanical force also injurious to pelvic ligaments, which are radiolucent & undetectable. Parasympathetics exit sacrum & cross ventral sacroiliac joints (SIJ). SIJ hypermobility is associated w. interstitial cystitis (IC). IMO, bladder autonomic dysregulation is unifying explanation for Interstitial Cystitis. ...Read more

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My husband told me he had problem in kidergarden with his bladder control in kidergarden he wetted bed until age 12.What is odds for my kids?

My husband told me he had problem in kidergarden with his bladder control in kidergarden he wetted bed until age 12.What is odds for my kids?

Bed wetting: Bed wetting tends to run in families there is a 50 percent change that yourchildmay have a problem ...Read more

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I have l4, L5 and s1 herniated disc. Would this cause loss off bladder control?

I have l4, L5 and s1 herniated disc. Would this cause loss off bladder control?

Rarely: Loss of bladder control in the setting of herniated lumbar discs is a medical emergency. Please seek immediate medical help. ...Read more

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A female coworker of mine has a bladder control problem. She must have wet her pants around me. How can I help her?

A female coworker of mine has a bladder control problem. She must have wet her pants around me. How can I help her?

BLADDER CONTROL: It helps to know that she doesn't have an infection. Timed voiding and avoidance of bladder irritants can help (coffee, tea soda etc.). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Here are some. ..: Judicious use of AZO (a topical soothing agent for urinary tract (lining or mucosa) is okay for irritative voiding if you experienced its intended effect. Urinary urgency at one of 67 needs to be checked for bladder emptying and stability by reviewing detailed general and urinary Hx + exam + testing residual urine; it usually results from altering nerve control to the bladder by aging. ... ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for overactive bladder? What to do if it causes urinary urgency & inability to urinate?

THC and muscles: Marijuana has effects on muscle function - whether it be muscle function in organs such as the bladder or intestines, or skeletal muscles. That's why your reaction time is slower when you are doing a doobie. If you are having symptoms related to its use, you need to stop its use and if symptoms not improving in a few days, talk to doc about further testing and evaluation of more permanent damage. ...Read more

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What does is mean when you lose your bladder control?

What does is mean when you lose your bladder control?

Urinary incontinence: This typically means that you have the full control of your bladder function and now experience the involuntary loss of urine. This may be due to many causes but there is treatment is the loss of urine is bothersome, depending on the cause. ...Read more

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What studies can done to figure out loss of bladder control?

Urodynamics: These are specific tests available which your doctor can perform to determine exactly what type of incontinence (involuntary leakage of urine) you are experiencing. This is important because some types of leakage are treated with surgery, others with medication, and still others may require neuromodulation therapy (also known as interstim).
For women, gynecologists and urologists have expertise. ...Read more

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Sudden loss of bladder control during an altercation., what to do?

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Here are some...: What you reported or experienced may occur because of the occurrence of momentary dysfunction of nerve control over the bladder and urinary sphincter at the moment of extreme excitement and fear like during altercation. Such sporadic incident usually carries no clinical significance. If worsening especially accompanying other regional sensory or motor changes, seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of medicine can you take for bladder control?

Can you tell me what kind of medicine can you take for bladder control?

Here are some. ..: One should confirm the diagnosis first so to plan the steps of care according to current available knowledge, skill, technology, medication, commonsense, and a tad of wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way. So, see urologist for compressive evaluation to follow the above approach for a better result. Best wish. .. ...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