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Doctor insights on: Trabeculated Bladder

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What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have their own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head-to-head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc. Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...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 does a diffusely thick- walled & trabeculated bladder mean?

What does a diffusely thick- walled & trabeculated bladder mean?

Outflow obstruction: To bladder such as enlared prostate or urethral stricture in males or bladder prolapse or obstructing ureterocele in females. Can also be due to neurogenic bladder dysfuction in either sex. ...Read more

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What is a tipped bladder?

What is a tipped bladder?

Cystocele: This probably refers to a dropped bladder or cystocele. ...Read more

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Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Is a leaky bladder fixable?

Yes often: There are several causes for urinary incontinence and the treatments are very different depending on the cause. The good news is that an effective solution can be found in 80% or more of cases. Consult a urologist if you are male and an urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

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What is bladder instillation?

Medication into blr: Medication is introduced into the bladder via a catheter. ...Read more

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How to check bladder problem?

How to check bladder problem?

Talk to your doc.: There are many tools for investigating bladder problems, but like anything in medicine you need to talk to the doctor so that they may be selected and applied in the right sequence to make you better. ...Read more

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How much can your bladder hold?

How much can your bladder hold?

Adult -> 5 - 600mL: (17 – 20 oz) calculation for children is to add 2 to their age in years ; express it in oz. Thus, normal bladder volume for a 5-year-old is 7 oz or 210ml, 12 oz or 350 ml for a ten-year-old. Teen-agers have an adult size bladder. Full-term newborn babies have about a 50 – 60 ml bladder capacity, just about 2 oz. Of course some adults can stretch their bladders to hold a liter. ...Read more

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Can you have your bladder removed?

Yes but . . .: Why? Talk to your doc about what's going on in your life that would make you ask this question. Yes, the bladder can be removed, but usually only when someone has extensive bladder cancer. Frequent urinary tract infections are not enough reason for surgery. Nor urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control). You mentioned constipation which can sometimes aggravate/cause incontinence. Fix that 1st. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bladder problem?

How can I treat a bladder problem?

Depends.: I didn't mean it that way. The treatment would depend on the problem — overactive or underactive. Do you tend to leak urine or retain urine? ...Read more

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Y does bladder contracts nd expands?

Bladder: The bladder contracts down to almost nothing when it is empty. As your kidneys work it fills up to store urine until you are ready to go per. If you didn't have a bladder you would be dribbling and leaking all the time. ...Read more

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Where is bladder located in a female?

Lower abdomen: It is located in the middle lower abdomen right above the pubic area. You can google images for the female bladder to see a diagram/cartoon of the organ. ...Read more

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What can cause an incontanant bladder?

What can cause an incontanant bladder?

Doctor can determine: Urinary incontinence isn't a disease, it's a symptom. It can be caused by everyday habits, underlying medical conditions or physical problems. A thorough evaluation by your doctor can help determine what's behind your incontinence. ...Read more

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What causes a low functioning bladder?

What causes a low functioning bladder?

Muscle or nerve...: Problems. The bladder's purpose is to store urine then empty fully. If the muscle is unable to accommodate urine or squeeze to expel it, it will function poorly. The muscles are controlled by nerves, which deliver the sense of filling, then coordinate muscle contraction. Ms, spinal cord injuries, diabetes, bladder thickening, obstruction, scarring, interstitial cystitis, can affect these systems. ...Read more

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Could bladder slings become dangerous?

Yes: If they erode into bladder or urethra or become infected. ...Read more

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What does bladder be unremarkable mean?

What does bladder be unremarkable mean?

It means ..: It usually means its normal. It also means the organ, in this case the bladder, is unremarkable as visualized on the specific modality under question. It also means the interpreting radiologist didn't see anything abnormal for him or her to comment on. It's usually a good thing. ...Read more

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Bladder signal or jumpy uerthral nerve?

?: I don't think any doctor here is going to be able to figure out what you're asking. ...Read more

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Can your bladder get smaller over time?

Can your bladder get smaller over time?

Yes: The bladder is a large smooth muscular 'bag' that holds urine. It contracts during urination and expands as it fills up. Just like any other muscle, it can be trained. Frequent urination will keep the bladder smaller and over time will cause the 'signal' for urination to occur with a smaller amount of urine. ...Read more

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I'm inncontinent and need a new bladder?

I'm inncontinent and need a new bladder?

Incontinence: I do not believe there is anything such as a bladder transfer or new bladder. Sometimes in severe cancer cases a bladder is reshaped using other of the patient's tissues. But, incontinence can be treated much easier than that. The physician will just need to do a thorough investigation and give you a plan for healing. ...Read more

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Pain on left side when bladder is full?

Pain on left side when bladder is full?

And pain: Many things could cause this. Get a sonogram of bladder and kidneys and get evaluated for an abdominal hernia. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a leaky bladder?

No it isn't: Many women develop "leaky"{bladders after pregnancy due to stretching of pelvic floor muscles & loss of bladder support. Can also occur as result of aging & lack of estrogen production after menopause. Suggest you consult with an uro-gynecologist or urologist specializing in female urologic disorders. There is help out there. ...Read more

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Can a bladder puncture happen naturally?

Yes: In rare cases there have been reports of bladder punctures with bony spurrs (bony pointy overgrowth) in the pelvic area around the bladder. Traumawouldalso put you at risk of bladder punctures if you have these spurrs. A urologist will be able to point out other instances, like cancers or massive trauma to the pelvic region. ...Read more

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Is linsopril irritating to one's bladder?

Is linsopril irritating to one's bladder?

Unlikely: I have never seen or heard of this side effect, nor is it listed on the www.Drugs. Com website. ...Read more

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What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

Cystitis,obstruction: Inflammation or utis cause bladder thickening. Bladder outflow obstruction, e.g. Tight, non relaxing bladder neck, prostate enlargement, urethral vaves or an urethral stricture causes all cause bladder trabeculation (enlargement of bladder muscle fibers). Also, neurogenic bladder, detrussor-sphincter dyssynergia (sphincter conractswith voiding) but should relax & bladder reflux all cause thickening. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a tilted bladder?

There is no : Reason to be worried about the angle of the bladder. Symptoms or problems with bladder control like leakage or frequency can sometimes be related to poor support of the bladder or urethra or can occur with totally normal anatomy. You should have a gyn evaluate you. ...Read more

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How long can a bladder disease take to form?

How long can a bladder disease take to form?

Short time: Bladder disease is a broad category. The simplest of these is a urinary tract infection which can take a very short time to form and usually manifests and painful and/or burning with urination. ...Read more