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Urispas Anti Bladder Spasm Agent
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
Taking flavoxate for bladder spasms. This is 2 days. Should I b able to tell a difference by now? Is it normal for spasms to come n go while on Meds?
If you have: Overactive bladder, Flavoxate is indicated to help reduce the overactivity by smoothing/calming the "spasms" noted to cause the frequent urination. Even though it works at the muscle fiber level, you should not be able to tell that there is any "spasm". 2 day of medication should start to give some positive change, but I would give it a week solid before you decide whether the medication works. ...Read more
31yrMale. Since 4days spam in bladder. All blood, urine, US test normal. Doc prescribed urispas-5 days. Could it be somethin serious as it has not improving?
Must review all sup-: Pliments and medications you are taking as this could be an adverse side effect. Make a list as all of them can be looked up on the scientific basis. It is unlikely that this is a serious condition but it must be excluded. ...Read more
Here are some...: How long ago did you have SPC? Does SPC mean suprapubic cystostomy to you? If so, such-related bladder spam can be eased with judicious use of pain medication + antimiscarinic agents, but almost impossible to be free of its related discomfort or pain. Over time such pain will improve. Besides, always keep the tube positioned without obstruction by kinking and the drainage bag, always below bladder ...Read more
Bladder contractions: Like a muscle cramp, bladder spasms occur when the detrusor muscle of the bladder, which is responsible for squeezing and expelling urine, squeezes without permission. This can occur when there are neurologic issues, severe bladder irritation or infection, and in overactive bladder syndrome. There is usually dull discomfort and pain, with occasional urine leakage. ...Read more
The most common cause of the symptoms you describe is uti (kidney&bladder infection), other condition is renal/ureteric/bladder calculus.
You should consult your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more
On 5mg vesicare (solifenacin) but still have bladder tingling and frequency, is this truly bladder spasms?
This is a low dose: Consult with your dr. ; discuss increasing dose to 10mg/day. ...Read more
Any information/ advice for 19 y/o with fowlers syndrome and perm indwell catheter. & best way to stop bladder spasms? Thank you
Ask your urologist..: Sorry to hear that you are a victim of Fowler's syndrome, which can be further illustrated in https://www. Ucl. Ac.uk/ion/nationalhospital/fowlersyndrome. As to ease bladder spams, the mainstay is still anticholinergics; currently there are at least 6 kinds available; if failed, try tibial nerve stimulation or sacral nerve stimulation, with urinary diversion as the last resort. Ask your urologist... ...Read more
Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd. Been on several diff meds. Will this ever get better. No kids btw?
Seems a bit long for: Just irritation from your procedure. Consult the provider who performed the procedure for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have ic (bladder spasms as we)ll. I'm a very sensitive, emotional 52 year old woman and I wonder if that can effect my ic & bladder spasms adversely?
Urge to urinate: "spasms" of bladder are typically described by patients as a persistent, nagging feeling needing to urinate that is not completely relieved when actually urinating. There are different causes for this symptom including bladder infection, prior bladder surgery, neurologic condition, or non-infectious inflammation of the bladder. ...Read more
Pain urgency: Intense urgency & pain in the pelvis. ...Read more
Medication.: The most effective way is by anticholinergic medications, which calm the bladder and reduce or eliminate bladder spasms (e.g. Oxybutinin). Of course, eliminating triggers such as stones, infection, and catheters is essential. Some patients find that avoiding caffeine, alcohol, spicy or acidic foods, chocolate, and artificial sweeteners helps. ...Read more
Unable to MT bladder: Not due to bladder spasms, but urethral sphincter spasms can cause some urinary retention. Urethral stricture, diverticulum, thrombosed caruncle, Skene's gland cyst or abcess are all urethral causes. External causes: cystocele, fecal impaction, uterine fibroid or anti-incontinence procedure. Internal causes: Stones, bladder or urethral tumor, ureterocele. Neurologic: MS, diabetes, spinal cord cause ...Read more
It works.: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is part of a family of medications called anticholinergics that can help calm the bladder. It is an effective treatment for overactive bladder and has been used to help manage bladder spasms. Bladder spasms often occur with bladder irritation, such as that after surgery, or during infection, or in neurologic problems of the bladder. Side effects often can limit the dose. ...Read more
Indwelling stent: Ureteral stent tube, between kidney & bladder commonly is cause. Stents are used with percutaneous kidney or uretoscopic lithotripsy to facilitate healing, & sometimes with extensive eswl to avoid ureteral obstruction by stone fragments (steinstrasse). Curly end of stent irritates bladder & causes spasms. ...Read more
Neither is normal: So called bladder spasms are abnormal & are likely involuntary bladder contractions which are possibly signs of neurogenic bladder dysfunction. These likely are causing the leakage. Note that ur also having back pain. Thus spinal cord tethering may need 2B ruled out. Advise you to consult with a urologist for urodynamic testing which includes sphincter emg. Spinal MRI should also be considered. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Known to many, medical professionals have never cured anyone but helped people on how to modify their inside / outside environments for optimizing self-healing for optimal functional recovery with their residual strength; life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation. So, check out if UTI, OAB, etc. Come.. ...Read more
Been having bladder spasms post hysterectomy 6 mo and bladder tacked w/ mesh 5+ yrs. Could it be mesh issues?
Needs evaluation: Bladder spasms can happen for all different reasons. If they started after your hysterectomy, it may have something to do with that surgery. You need to see your doctor and have a cystoscopy which is a procedure to look into your bladder and check for mass, stones, mesh, a reason for your spasms. Also, a study to evaluate how your bladder is functioning should be done, this is called urodynamics. ...Read more
Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?
Here are some. ..: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. ...Read more