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Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. To urinary bladder. Mild cirum. Wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs.?

Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. To urinary bladder. Mild cirum. Wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs.?

I assume these are: CT findings. These mild changes are probably of no consequence, considering you have been using cath for so many years. These finding don't explain much. Depending on the severity of symptoms for which your doctor ordered these scans, your doctor might want to order further tests. ...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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Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall (8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?

Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall (8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?

Chronic inflamation: Cystitis is by definition an inflammation/infection of the bladder. Chronic cystitis is just what it says, a long term inflammation which has resulted over a long term in thickening of the bladder wall. ...Read more

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What is a poorly distended urinary bladder?

What is a poorly distended urinary bladder?

Contracted bladder: Sometime bladder does not distend or fill to capacity related to scar tissue, infection, or neurologic issues. Sometimes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other medications can contract the bladder with fibrosis. Certain kinds of surgery may interfere with bladder function. Sometimes early in life bladder does not develop to full capacity. ...Read more

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What is meant by partially distended urinary bladder?

What is meant by partially distended urinary bladder?

Just what it: Sounds like...the bladder is neither completely empty nor completely full of urine. This is normal. ...Read more

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What does urinary bladder not well distended appears grossly normal mean?

What does urinary bladder not well distended appears grossly normal mean?

Was this on: An ultrasound report? It means that the bladder was not fully distended with urine (the optimal way to evaluate the bladder is when it is full), but looks normal. ...Read more

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How rare is distended urinary bladder in fetus?

Not rare: The fetus produces urine, that fills the bladder. It is quite common to see a full bladder in a fetus while doing an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Thickening of the urinary bladder, what about? Can be a cancer, what test I have to do?

Thickening of the urinary bladder, what about? Can be a cancer, what test I have to do?

Cystoscopy: Generally, cystoscopic exam of the bladder is recommended in this case. It typically is an office procedure done with local anesthetic ...Read more

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4years. Thickening of the urinary bladder can cause menses twice a month? I have menses twice a month in May & Jun & August. What can be?

See remark: Bladder thickening has no relationship to irregular menses.Besides, what test done & why to discover bladder thickening! It is highly unusual to have changes
in bladder wall at your age. Has any gynecologist seen
to ascertain why you have menstruation 2 x month? ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound done. The reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder. What does that all mean?

I had an ultrasound done. The reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder. What does that all mean?

Sounds normal: The urinary bladder and the gall bladder each fill and empty regularly in normal people every day. The comment on the ultrasound report doesn't indicate that there is anything abnormal. ...Read more

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I'm am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can cause menses twice a month? I have menses twice a month in May & Jun & August. What can be?

I'm am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can cause menses twice a month? I have menses twice a month in May & Jun & August. What can be?

History worrisome: Thickening of the urinary bladder won't generally cause you to have 2 periods a month. However, I see from your history that you have had a hysterectomy for stage 3 cervical cancer. Bleeding twice a month after a hysterectomy is worrisome, especially after stage III cervical cancer. You need to see your Gyn or Gyn Onc ASAP! Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 67 years old person having an enlarged prostate problem. Recent sonography report is as follows: " urinary bladder is well distended. It show?

I am 67 years old person having an enlarged prostate problem. Recent sonography report is as follows: " urinary bladder is well distended. It show?

Need surgery...: At this time, your condition is well beyond what drugs can do and surgery to release prostate obstruction is the choice. Today, laser prostate procedure (pvp) is a very safe effective procedure with minimal risk under experienced hands. Of note, I'm sure that you have noted your progressive slowing urine flow has slowly developed over the past 10-20 yrs. So, see and ask doc, but listen to him/her. ...Read more

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What to do if I had an ultrasound done and the reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder what does it mean?

What to do if I had an ultrasound done and the reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder what does it mean?

Probably normal: Partyially distended bladder at time of ultrasound just means you had some urine present, which is normal. Semidistded gall bladder means that it was 1/2 full of bile, which is also normal. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

Not useful: Degree or bladder distention on ct is a variable finding of no clinical usefulness. Advise you see a urologist to assess symptoms of frequency. ...Read more

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Hi akash (M), age 22.My gall bladder n urinary bladder is partially in distended state n there is bowel gas also. What it means? Need tips

Hi akash (M), age 22.My gall bladder n urinary bladder is partially in distended state n there is bowel gas also. What it means? Need tips

See answer: The presence of bowel gas and some degree of urinary bladder and gall bladder distension are all fairly common and most often "normal" findings on an abdominal X-Ray or imaging study and usually have no particular significance. ...Read more

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Dad 69yrs old CT scan result says: urinary bladder appears thickwalled+trabeculated 0.9CM along right lateral wall. What does this mean? Infection?

Obstruction or tumor: Hi Johnny,
This is abnormal. The thickened, trabeculated wall can be caused by the bladder working against an obstruction. Is there difficulty urinating? A tumor or cancer is a possibility, but sounds unlikely. An infection usually causes symptoms such as burning. A urinalysis would help to identify an infection or tumor. A discussion with his doctor and a Urology consult should be done. ...Read more

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Dad 69yrs old CT scan result says: urinary bladder appears thickwalled+trabeculated 0.9CM along right lateral wall. What does this suggest? Has BPH to

Here are some...: The scenario indicates your dad has developed bladder outlet obstruction over years and even decades. To detail the causes, diagnosis, treatment, etc. Is beyond a 400-letter space can do. To bridge such gap, please peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eCommonTopics-Urology. Html. Thereby, you should know how to handle your dad's current voiding issues and beyond. ...Read more

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Soft tissue density midline pelvis is likely due to distended urinary bladder best correlated clinically as a slightly enlarged uterus may present?

Soft tissue density midline pelvis is likely due to distended urinary bladder best correlated clinically as a slightly enlarged uterus may present?

Ultrasound: A pelvic ultrasound can be done before and after voiding to evaluate the bladder. Clinical correlation refers to having a pelvic examination by a gynecologist to palpate for an abnormal uterus and to quiz you about any difficulty emptying your urinary bladder. ...Read more

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69yrs old CT scan result : urinary bladder appears thickwalled+trabeculated 0.9CM along right lateral wall. Has BPH. No blood in urine. Worrisome?

Nope: Just the "response" of bladder muscle to the obstruction from your prostate gland...it's like any MUSCLE if it has to work harder it will increase in bulk! The "worrisome" part is the enlargement of the gland. There is effective MEDICATION for this and (naturally) prostatic cancer should be ruled out!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How to remove sludge from urinary bladder?

Urinate: Any sludge present will come out when you empty your bladder. Suggest you see a urologist if unable to empty bladder. ...Read more

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What does a decompressed urinary bladder mean?

Bladder is empty: Or near empty. Either subject has urinated to empty bladder or is incontinent ; bladder is empty as result of urinary leakage. In summar: usually a normal finding! ...Read more

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What exactly is the fuction of urinary bladder?

What exactly is the fuction of urinary bladder?

Storage of urine: The urinary bladder is a organ made of muscle tissue and can expand when filling with urine made by the kidneys. Urien enters into it from tubes from the kidneys called ureters. The bladder stores urine and at some point when it is full and depending on different individuals, you get a sensation and have to empty your bladder, mostly when convenient! ...Read more

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Could you survive without your urinary bladder?

Yes,: Removing the whole bladder with pelvic regional lymph nodes and urinary diversion (called radical cystectomy with continent (neo-bladder) or non-continent (ileal conduit) diversion is the standard care for the patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer if they are appropriate surgical candidates. If done timely and successfully, they will survive well. Detail? Ask urology surgeon! Best wish... ...Read more

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What does distented urinary bladder of feutus mean?

Can be normal: Or else might signify bladder ouflow obstrution, neurogenic bladder disfuction or very rarely prune belly syndrome. Suggest you consult a pediatric urologist who will be experienced in prenatal urologic counselling. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to live without your urinary bladder?

Yes: The bladder can be removed for conditions such as bladder cancer. The deversion of the urinary stream to a bladder substitute or a conduit to the surface so that urine can be collected in a bag would be necessary ...Read more

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How is a urinary bladder pallinoma removed, and what is the recovery time?

How is a urinary bladder pallinoma removed, and what is the recovery time?

Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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Could you please describe what would happen if the person has no urinary bladder?

Long answer: Sometimes the bladder is removed, usually for selected cases of bladder cancer, but occasionally for other indications. In that case a procedure called urinary diversion is done using small intestine segment. ......It is too long to go through the surgical details in this limited space. ...Read more

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5.7mm stone in my urinary bladder?

5.7mm stone in my urinary bladder?

Here are some. ..: A 5.7-mm bladder stone may not be easy or possible to pass out of your urethra. Tou may give 1-2 weeks of time to try; if hurting in passing it or never passed, proceed with procedural removal. So, removing it with procedures would be more realistic and practical. Ask Doc timely for details. ...Read more

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What is excreted tracer in urinary bladder?

Did you: Have some type of nuclear medicine scan? If the agent is eliminated (excreted) by the kidneys into the urine, it will end up in the bladder. That is an expected occurrence. ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more