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What could cause fetal lower urinary tract obstruction?

What could cause fetal lower urinary tract obstruction?

Fetus urInary block: The most common cause of a fetus having lower urinary tract blockage would be a "posterior urethral valves". This happens in boys and has a spectrum of presentation and treatments depending on the severity of the blockage and there may be issues with the bladder and kidneys because of the blockage. Because this issue can harm the fetus' lungs, your OB and. Pediatric urologist should be involved. ...Read more

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Obstruction (Definition)

Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more


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Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?

Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?

No: It's really not inflammation -- "cystitis" is a misnomer" -- and throwing cortisone at it would be overkill even if it were. Leave it alone, or if it's possible to treat the underlying cause of the hydronephrosis. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Find out the type and cause of your UI and educate yourself
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Manage your intake of fluids: neither too much nor too little
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Watch what you drink: avoid caffeine and alcohol. Stop smoking
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What is the definition or description of: urinary obstruction?

What is the definition or description of: urinary obstruction?

Blockage: Urinary obstruction is the blockage in the pathway of urine passage. It could be in thhe ureters, urethra. It could be from prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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If TUR opr doesn't work,What is the most efficient method for treating of upper urinary obstruction in ureteric orifices caused by bladder tumors?

If  TUR opr doesn't work,What is the most efficient method for treating of upper urinary obstruction in ureteric orifices caused by bladder tumors?

It depends...: Ureteric obstruction needs quick relief. This can be obtained with one or another of several options. A stent can be placed in some cases. A nephrostomy tube can be inserted to provide temporary relief. The Bladder tumor can be treated with either chemotherapy or Radiotherapy but it may take more than 1 to 2 weeks to shrink the tumor to resolve the obstruction. Your Urologist should guide you furt ...Read more

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Can recurrent urinary obstruction of "cystitis cystica glandularis" be treated with "cortisone"? Is there another known methods for treatment of cceg?

No: It's really not inflammation -- "cystitis" is a misnomer" -- and throwing cortisone at it would be overkill even if it were. Leave it alone, or if it's possible to treat the underlying cause of the hydronephrosis. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

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10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?

10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?

Needs diagnosis: He was probably born with posterior urethral valves (PUV) which Dr SB resected at age-1-yr. He may have urethral stricture at site of resection & thus requires urethrogram (VCUG) & likely cystoscopy. Might respond to endoscopic urethrotomy. Kidney damage common with PUV. Children's hospitals usually have endowment funds to help with such cases & many Drs. will treat pro bono after treating so long ...Read more

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What could cause fetal lower urinary tract obstruction?

Fetus urInary block: The most common cause of a fetus having lower urinary tract blockage would be a "posterior urethral valves". This happens in boys and has a spectrum of presentation and treatments depending on the severity of the blockage and there may be issues with the bladder and kidneys because of the blockage. Because this issue can harm the fetus' lungs, your OB and. Pediatric urologist should be involved. ...Read more

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What are some causes of fetal lower urinary tract obstruction ?

What are some causes of fetal lower urinary tract obstruction ?

The following: Posterior urethral valves form a cusp-like obstruction just below the bladder neck. Anterior urethral valves are due to a urethral out-pouching, this fills with urine and distal end becomes a "flap valve" which obstructs. Urethral atresia or congenital stricture. Ureterocele, ectopic or orthotopic can block bladder neck or prolapse causing obstruction. Vaginal atresia + urogenital sinus. ...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 is an excessive urinary output?

What is an excessive urinary output?

More than 3-4 L urin: Normally your body regulates how much water you need.The kidney is capable of eliminating the excess.So simply if you drink more fluids you pas more urine.Excess urine can also result from medications and certain foods. ...Read more

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What could decrease my urinary output?

What could decrease my urinary output?

See below: Most common cause of decreased urine production/output is decreased fluid intake. Your kidney can regulate the loss of water from urine by putting out less urine but containing the same amount of waste. This is done quite efficiently. If anyone develops kidney disease the urine output can also drop, despite you drinking adequate water. Seek medical advice as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are some causes of urinary crystals?

What are some causes of urinary crystals?

Diet causes: Certain diets cause crystals like uric acid crystals from high protein diet, beer, and caffeine. Also, phophate crystals from dairy products intake. Also, oxalate from eggplant, strawberry and tea. Please, note the change of urine acidity makes some crystals melt and disappear. Also, some diseases cause crystals like gout, malabsorption, and oxaluria. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urinary?

What is the definition or description of: urinary?

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

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Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have urinary incontience but i'm embarrassed what can I do?

I have urinary incontience but i'm embarrassed what can I do?

See a doctor: Incontinence is more common than you would think. You can discuss this with your primary doctor, gynecologist or consider seeing a urogynecologist or urologist Also look at www.voicesforpfd.org ...Read more

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What is urinary incotinence?

What is urinary incotinence?

Urinary Incontinence: Stress urinary incontinece is the involuntary loss of urine due to a sudden or sustained increase in abdominal pressure, such as from a cough, sneeze, laugh, or from going from sitting to standing, running or lifting. Urge urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine in association with the coincident urge to avoid. ...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


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Occlusion (Definition)

This refers to how the teeth come together. There are 3 classifications: normal or class i, an excessive overbite or class ii, and an ...Read more