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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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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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Im 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 ?

 Im 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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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

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

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 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 does a decompressed urinary bladder mean?

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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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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How rare is distended urinary bladder in fetus?

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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What do I do when one has a very bad pain in his urinary bladder?

You go...: ....To see a doctor, because you might have an infection. If so, it needs to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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If the urinary bladder doesn't fill with urine for 4 years due to bilateral obstruction , does it compeletely lose it's function?.

If the urinary bladder doesn't fill with urine for 4 years due to bilateral obstruction , does it compeletely lose it's function?.

Bladder: Dysfunction of the urinary bladder occurs with various problems like neurogenic bladder syndromes or obstruction of bladder outlet by prostate disorders. In long-standing cases the bladder can lose much muscle tone that urinary passage is severely impaired and catheterization is needed. In outlet obstruction, retention occurs despite muscle hypertrophy. I'm sure you've had some flow in 4yrs ...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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Urinary (Definition)

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