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Urinary Retention Pelvic Exercises
Can pelvic floor dysfunction (tight pelvic floor in spasm) cause leg pain?Awaiting botox in pelvic muscle
Pelvic pain, urinary frequency and urgency as well as mild incontinence...No burning/discomfort during urination. 4cm left ovarian cyst...Uti?
Would interstitial cystitis cause lower back, abdominal, pelvic floor pain? Also accompanied by dizziness cramping and severe fatigue?
Yes and No: Pelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence are two distinct entities that often occur together. In some circumstances pelvic prolapse reduces urinary incontinence due to increased urethral pressures. Surgeons often discuss issues of future incontinence when treating prolapse. A complete pelvic floor evaluation is important when planning surgery to avoid these issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?
CT scans: Imagining of the urinary tract can include the use of CT. A CT scan can show stones, infections, obstruction, cysts, tumors, and and traumatic injuries. Imaging of the urinary tract depends on factors including your medical history and urinary tract symptoms. Other imagine modalities of the urinary tract include MRI, ultrasound, intravenous pyelogram or IVP, and voiding cystourethrogram or VCUG. ...Read more
I believe so: Little children don't understand need to relax pelvic floor muscles or urinary sphincer to urinate. Parents may suggest that child pushes urine out squeezes abdomen. Either way child will then contract pelvic floor musles whilst trying to push urine out. This leads to poor bladder emptying ; utis. My advice is give access to potty ; tell child to make shhhh. Child will then try to duplicate sound. ...Read more
Absolutely: These are often symptoms of overactive bladder.Of course, it is important to be as clear as possible as to what that term means to you, as people use the same words for closely related but different conditions issues with urination, especially of incontinence, are commonly avoided out of embarassment. Be sure to discuss with your physician to clarify your particular problem and determine treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urinary retention inconsistently.Sometimes worsened after ejaculation.Unable to fully empty bladder sometimes.Urine analysis and kidney analysis clean?
This could be a: neurological problem. See a urologist or neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I've already seen a urologist for urinary I continence, but can pelvic floor exercises strengthen my pelvis or bladder to make things normal again?
They can help.: Pelvic floor exercises, specifically Kegel exercises can definitely help many causes of urinary incontinence, though making things "normal" again depends on the cause and severity of your incontinence. Please check out these links to learn more: http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/kegel-exercises-topic-overview http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-2004 ...Read more
Dx with pelvic floor dysfunction (muscles in spasm) are physio exercises concentrating on the core/abdo muscles going to make PFD worse?
NO: strenghten pelvic floor and PC muscles with Kegal maneuvers, pelvic thrusts and abdominal bridging and planking exercises. PT will work. Strenghtening gluteal and pelvic floor muscles. Ask you GYN about the use of pelvic/vaginal weights. ...Read more
Can doing squat exercises help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and help treat stress incontinence?
Rarely: Severe stool impaction can cause urinary retention especially in chidren. A large hard bolus of stool can compress thethra ; even push up the bladder neck. Such patients usually need a manual stool disimpaction followed by vigorous enemas ; should consult with a gastroenterologist if they have not previously done so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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