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Tightness In Bladder
Here are some...: Medical professionals have never cure anything, but help modify our internal and external environments by practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession with or without use of drugs or procedures so to allow our body to undergo self-healing for optimal functional recovery with our own residual strength. So, it can be managed but not cured. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
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
Bladder: Yes, and you should be monitored by a Urologist. ...Read more
I have OAB and tight bladder neck will I likely have bladder issues when I'm older in terms functionality?
Chicken or egg: Unless there is another problem in addition to the urinary ones, there is no way to know. If treatment of the tight bladder neck pharmacologically improves voiding there might be an improvement in the pelvic floor dysfunction. If this occurs, one could infer that the bladder neck problem at least partially caused or exacerbated the problems with the pelvic floor. ...Read more
Can tight bladder neck go back to normal again if I re train my bladder to fill more? My docs say possible. Help! Or will I need surgery in end
Here are some...: Have you had cystourethroscopy to look into the urethra and bladder so to make sure of no urethral stricture and to verify what bladder neck and bladder lining looks like after no or poor response to alpha-blocker like Flomax (tamsulosin) since urethral stricture would not respond to it? Besides, measuring the pressure inside bladder at voiding is advised if available so to assure if indeed you've functional.. ...Read more
Is tight bladder neck classed as bladder neck obstruction? I get stop start urination and swollen feeling on and off, frequent urge etc.
Here are some...: Tight bladder neck is used to describe what a urologist see on cystourethroscopy-like a tight rubber band ring, which is clinically related with diminishing urine flow so a term of bladder neck obstruction is coined. However, how these findings and description may be implied in urinary symptoms of every individuals should be correlated with urodynamic testing & clinical assessment. So, ask doctor. ...Read more
Can a tight bladder neck go back to normal on med and bladder training like my doc said? Or will I have until need surgery? He said try train bladder
Urologist says tight bladder neck causing all my issues. On meds and he said try retrain my bladder to stop urgency. Can tight blad go normal over Time?
You're relatively young for "tight" bladder neck, unless you were born that way. The urologist must have seen by looking inside bladder the problem and usually we take care of it at that time. If you 've urgency, are you emptying your bladder when voiding? Ask your MD for
FLOMAX pills and trial of Vesicare (solifenacin) (antichotenergic) pills
Don't hesitate to let me know. JBR ...Read more
Is it possible after 5weeks flomax (tamsulosin) my tight bladder neck symptoms still there I won't respond and need surgery? Or it be something else causing?
Yes and no: Flomax is one of the three specific alpha blockers available. So if one does not work, there are two more one can try: Rapaflo (silodosin) and Uroxatrol. ...Read more
With flomax (tamsulosin) im now going for pee and stay there for 10min forcing drips out and end. Sit down still feel full and force again. Have tight bladder neck?
No: Sounds like you may need to have a cystosopy done ...Read more
Can overactive bladder cause me to strain to get urine out? I'm on medication for it. Or will it be the tight bladder neck?
Straining: Bladder outlet obstruction is the most common cause of difficulty initiating the urinary stream, while overactive bladder usually causes urinary frequency in small amounts. Medications like Sudafed can cause difficulty urinating as can certain neurologic disorders affecting the bladder. A urologist is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more
I have tight bladder neck stop start urinating, feeling pee all time, and split stream sometimes and sometimes small line of pee. All caused by this?
Yes, ...: All of your urinary symptoms could be related with tight bladder neck. Despite knowing so much about this subject nowadays, still keep professionally humble in accepting: Behind what we know does still hide a lot of what we don't know. So, the effort to work with doctor & exercising due diligence and vigilance in evaluation & treatment adjustment is still key in managing intractable urinary Sx... ...Read more
Got tight bladder neck, urge pee all time no pain. Test neg. Urge 10x worse when sat on toilet and bowel move. Is this also symptom? What else could b
Urologist: This is a case for a urologist. Medications like flomax (tamsulosin) are helpful in bladder neck problems. Urethral abnormalities, overactive bladder problems, prostate dysfunction all are possibilities here. I'm not sure what tests have been done, but a urologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Yes indeed: Internal pelvic pain, originating in the bladder, prostate, etc is a kind of "visceral" pain -- the same kind that occurs with intestinal or other problems inside the abdomen. Such pain is always quite diffuse and can be perceived in places quite far from the origin. Also, pain can radiate to areas served by the same nerves. Prostate or bladder pain often radiates to the testicles. ...Read more
I have retrograde ejaculation taking flomax, (tamsulosin) but my urinary symptoms still persist of tight bladder neck. Is this possible?
It is rare @ your age to have obtructive bladder neck.
The Flomax (tamsulosin) must be working, since it relaxes the bladder neck and causes retrograde ejaculation.Your
doctor /urologist may prescribe you another medication to aids you in voiding. It may still cause retro
grade ejaculation, but it is small price to pay if it helps you void better. You can always ABSTAIN from taking it when contemplating having sex ...Read more
With medications can tight bladder neck resolve itself? I've had it 6months now and still feel need go toilet very often and strain to pee.
Options for it: You have overactive bladder and have four options, 1 pelvic floor exercises to tighten the muscles 2drugs there are many choices like Oxybutrin, detrol (tolterodine) etc. But do not strengthen the muscles3 Loose weight if over weight. 4 Surgery as last resort. Talk to your doctor or urologist about all of these and other options. Good Luck ...Read more
How lonf can it take to see major improvment in tight bladder neck symptoms using betmiga and flomax (tamsulosin)? still feel constant need pee
If I have bladder neck incision for tight bladder neck at 32 years old will it stop, e being able father children? Drug therapy not resolving issue
Here are some...: Known to all, invasive surgery is always considered the last resort of care after failing to respond to all conservatives measures of care because it always accompany its inherent adverse effects; for bladder neck incision, it expectantly left behind irreversible retrograde ejaculation. To help fathering, you need assisted insemination by collecting sperms from the urine after orgasm/ejaculation. ...Read more
Got tight bladder neck I have weak stream urgency constant and feeling of holding back pee. I do empty but I also may have OAB or something else too?
LUTS: You may be describing lower urinary tract symptoms. Check out IPSS (http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/calculator-international-prostatism-symptom-score-ipss & http://www. Urospec. Com/uro/Forms/ipss. Pdf). Then discuss w/your GP. Bladder infection, uncontrolled diabetes & diuretics (water pill) can also do this too. Finasteride & dutasteride can shrink prostate if enlarged. Alpha blockers help too. ...Read more
36 male Weak stream. Flow test @10, but DO empty bladder. Told Tight Bladder Neck - RX = Flomax (tamsulosin). Could this be tight Pelvic Muscles? How to correct?
Urethral strictures,: Non relaxation (functional) or actual obstruction of bladder neck as well as posterior urethral valves can all cause weak urinary stream. Poor relaxation of external urethral sphincter/tight pelvic floor muscles can be cause. Can respond to biofeedback or medication to relax voluntary (striated) muscle. Flummox certainly can help to relieve a tight bladder neck. ...Read more
Now been 5 weeks flomax (tamsulosin) after doc said tight bladder neck. Peeing every 30min feel need go all time. Sore testicle neg for infection. What is it?
Tight bladder neck is not common at your age. Have you had anytime venereal disease, history of stricture?
Are both testicles sore? If they are not swollen wear a tight jockey shorts use any over the counter pain medicine for inflammation twice a day for 5 days.
In the meantime, I'm afraid you may have to see a urologist. You need a physical exam / scoping your urinary channel.
Good luck ...Read more
I have a 2cm ovarian cyst with a daughter cyst. I'm having pelvic pressure and tightness. Also in my bladder. It's been 2 months: cyst symptoms?
Ovarian cyst: Talk to your OB /Gyn doc for treatment options don't need to suffer in pain ...Read more
I am 23 weeks pregnant. Every morning for the past couple days, I've been waking up with the insides of my stomach & back hurting and feeling tight with a very full bladder and strong urgency to urinate. Even though I always go before bed. I urinate and m
Pregnant: Sounds like you are pregnant. As the baby gets bigger, it is normal for it to push on your stomach and your bladder. In a few more weeks when you start to show more, the uterus and baby will move out of your pelvis some putting a little less pressure on your bladder. The back pain is also common from the extra weight and change in your center of gravity. ...Read more
Here are some...: "raised" or "high-and-tight" bladder neck has been used to denote what and how the immediate bladder opening (outlet) - bladder neck, looks like visually in the eyes of urologists who perform cystourethroscopy, but relatively subjective. Yet such accumulated experience strongly correlates well with men with hesitancy and poor urine flow. So, if alpha-blocker fails to work, consider... ...Read more
I had my gall bladder removed, on october 3rd, 2012. I have tightness and bloating and feel terrible.?
Be careful: Watch your diet. Drink plenty of liquids. Should not be taking narcotic pain pills at this time. Avoid fried or fatty foods for a while. Watch out for milk products that can cause gas & bloating if lactose intolerant. Use laxative if constipated. Contact your surgeon with your concerns. ...Read more
Was told I had a bladder infection today. 12 hours later I now have a tight pain on my back, left side half way up. Kidney infection?
I have a tightness pain on left side of ribcage and pain comes from left side of abdomen up. I had a C.T. Of Kidneys yesterday. I have bladder infect.
Left side: That discomfort may emanate from the base of the left lung, rib cage, stomach, pancreas, upper left colon, left kidney but not a urinary bladder infection. A thorough history with system review and a careful physical examination will enable your physician to order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis or refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more
Urologist says now train my bladder hold more. Could this expand bladder neck or just help me cope? Said for age no surgery recommend for tight bladde
Here are some...: Of course, any surgery on any organ is the last resort of care after failing to conservative Rx-behavioral modification, lifestyle, and judicious use of drugs. And the content of your Q brings insufficient info to reach right Dx for right Rx. To do things right, following instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html would help you on how and when to work closely with Doc.... ...Read more