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What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

What's the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc. Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...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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Does an over active bladder cause depletion of water soluble vitamins?

Does an over active bladder cause depletion of water soluble vitamins?

No: The bladder is a muscular bag. "Over Active Bladder" simply means that the bladder muscle is contracting at times when it shouldn't. It doesn't effect the kidneys which is where water soluble vitamins are taken from the blood. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder be cured?

Can overactive bladder be cured?

Yes: There are medicines for an overactive bladder check with your PCP ...Read more

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What could cause an overactive bladder?

What could cause an overactive bladder?

See below: True oab is not caused by anything specific. It is also called bladder dysynergia or
unstable bladder. It occurs in both men and women. Now certainsthings can make it worse such as caffeinated beverages, and alcohol. ...Read more

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What medication is used for an overactive bladder?

Two main categories: The two main categories of medications to treat OAB are anticholinergics and beta-3 adrenergic medications. In the US, the anticholinergics are the largest class and include: oxybutinin, tolteridine, solifenicin, trospium3 agonist, mirabegron. Other medications that are sometimes used are antispasmodics, urinary analgesics and tricyclic antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is there a natural treaments for overactive bladder?

Is there a natural treaments for overactive bladder?

Yes: Follow bladder diet, avoid smoking and constipation. Pelvic floor pt or accupuncture can be very helpful. Nerve stimulation or medications can also help. ...Read more

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Is an overactive bladder curable?

Is an overactive bladder curable?

Sometimes a specific: Cause can be found and addressed. Often effective treatment is available even if the root cause is not understood or changeable. Start by talking to your pcp. Consult a urogynecologist or urologist if needed. I hope you find some relief. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Treatable: Overactive bladder cannot usually be cured but the symptoms can often be controlled by medication and other methods. Dietary measures such as decreasing acid and caffeine sometimes helps. There can be underlying causes which if addressed can help. A visit to a urologist will be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a overactive bladder would it worsen on rollercoasters?

I have a overactive bladder would it worsen on rollercoasters?

Doubtful: Overactive bladder is generally not related to physical activity ...Read more

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What causes an overactive bladder and fever?

What causes an overactive bladder and fever?

Infection: Overactive bladders are usually related to irritation of the bladder or nerve dysfunction. When the overactive bladder is associated with a fever and this is a new problem for you, this is probably an infection. You can self treat by drinking a lot of water and trying to acidify your urine with high acidity foods like citrus fruits and tomatoes. However, if you are fevering, call your md for abx. ...Read more

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Could overactive bladder lead to bed wetting?

Yes it could: The key here is making sure the diagnosis of oab is correct, and treating properly once so diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I stop overactive bladder when sleeping?

How can I stop overactive bladder when sleeping?

Diet, behavior, meds: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc. Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Is drinking water good for an overactive bladder?

Is drinking water good for an overactive bladder?

Water is good: Drinking water is generally good for your health. Some experts say that everyone should drink half their weight in ounces of water a day. Obviously the more you drink water the more problems you are going to have with more frequent urination. The water itself isn't going to effect your overactive bladder, one way or another. ...Read more

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What can I do for my overactive bladder due to Ibs.

What can I do for my overactive bladder due to Ibs.

The same thing...: ...you can do for your overactive gut with IBS. Many patients will show response to anticholinergic agents like Bentyl, Levsin, (hyoscyamine) etc. Be cautioned that too high or frequent a dose may cause urinary hesitancy. Before taking treatment for "IBS" please make sure the diagnosis is confirmed however. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain?

Can overactive bladder cause pelvic irritation and pain?

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 more

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What does a physical therapist do for the overactive bladder?

What does a physical therapist do for the overactive bladder?

May help voiding: Physical therapy of the pelvic floor is often used in patients that have voiding dysfunction and to help retrain the bladder to reduce over activity ...Read more

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Hutch diverticulum? Overactive bladder? What is the treatment

Hutch diverticulum? Overactive bladder? What is the treatment

BLADDER DIVERTICULUM: Hutch diverticulae are a certain types seen at the junction of the ureter and bladder and, by themselves are harmless if there is no reflux. They are often associated with refluxing ureters. There are many who have them found by accident that have no symptoms. Other bladder diverticulae can be signs of high voiding pressures as well as a hutch enlarging from same. A bladder diary and urodynamics. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for help for an overactive bladder?

What kind of doctor do I see for help for an overactive bladder?

Start with PCP: You can start with your primary care provider or ob/gyn. If initial therapies are unsuccessful then further investigation may be warranted. A specialist such as a urologist or urogynecologist may be necessary. Further investigation may include urodynamic studies, cystoscopy, imaging studies and laboratory investigation such as a urine cytology. ...Read more

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My doctor told me I have overactive bladder. What are my options?

Varied: Bladder retraining, anticholinergic medications, a take-off on acupuncture called posterior tibial nerve stimulation, bladder botox, pelvic floor physical therapy, electrical stimulation and a bladder pacemaker called "interstim" are all established therapies for overactive bladder. Many may be engaged concomitantly for improved results. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Not if well treated: If you are still having symptoms check with the md who treated the infection and have a urine sample sent to the lab for a culture and sensitivity to see if the previous antibiotic completely treated the infection. If not, bacterial resistance to the antibiotic requires a different treatment medication. ...Read more

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Why would I have an overactive bladder and need to pee? I'm only 29.

? Nerves? UTI? Strictur: Do you drink too much.? Caffeine consumption. Ru overanxious. Uti can be treated by your primary care dr. Consult with a urologist if these are not the cause. You may have an anatomic problem such as urethral stricture, interstitial cystitis or an overactive bladder from unknown causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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Overactive bladder in teen for 4 years is this norm no UTI and no diabetes?

Not normal: I'm not sure what you mean by "overactive" bladder. Are you urinating frequently, including at night, do you have urgency (i have to pee right now feeling), do you have any leaking with stress or exercise. All of these things could mean different causes. You can do exercises to increase you bladder capacity - talk to doc about what these are. Also, make sure you fully empty your bladder urinating. ...Read more

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What are the differences between an overactive bladder and diabetes insipidus?

Not the same: Diabetes insipidus is secondary to a malfunction in your pituitary gland whereas overactive bladder is usually a problem with the nerve supply to the bladder or the bladder outlet muscle itself. Rj. ...Read more

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If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?

If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?

Watch your intake: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. Carbonated fluids, juices (cranberry) and spicy foods can all bother the bladder. See your doc to make sure there isn't an infection or other issue. For more see http://peedoc. Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that causes patients to need to urinate frequently with an urgency that is bothersome. This condition can also occur ...Read more