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Doctor insights on: What Body System Dose The Bladder Belong To

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When botox is used on the bladder is there any way to help flush it out of your system/ help it wear off faster?

When botox is used on the bladder is there any way to help flush it out of your system/ help it wear off faster?

Duration of Boto: Botox usually lasts 2-4 months. There is no known method of causing it to wear off faster. ...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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There is a partial duplication of the right ureteral system with confluence proximal to urinary bladder. What does this mean in simple terms?

There is a partial duplication of the right ureteral system with confluence proximal to urinary bladder. What does this mean in simple terms?

Common variant: Complete or partial duplication of the ureters is actually fairly common as a congenital variant. When there is a single opening into the bladder such as you describe, there are no issues that you should be concerned about ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for bladder or other parts of urinary tract system to hold passing urine at night?

Is it dangerous for bladder or other parts of urinary tract system to hold passing urine at night?

Hold urine at night: 52 F from Saudi A asks Is it dangerous for bladder or other parts of urinary tract system to hold passing urine at night? ANS: not certain what you mean. If you mean you are suppressing the urge to get up and pee the answer is no. If something in your urinary tract is preventing your from emptying well at night when you feel like you need to pee this is a problem. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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Does BCG treatment for bladder cancer decrease your immune system?

Does BCG treatment for bladder cancer decrease your immune system?

See below: Intravesical BCG used to both treat and prevent recurrence of urothelial bladder cancer. Despite its widespread common usage, its specific mechanism of action poorly understood. BCG is an attenuated form of the bacteria that causes TB (much like a vaccine) that "stimulates" (not weakens) ones immune system in such a way to kill the tumor cells. Pts with weak immune systems have poorer responses. ...Read more

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This is a general question. If someone is on broad spectrum antibiotics for a suspected bladder infection, would 10 mg daily of predisolone be likely to impair the immune system enough to undermine the effective of the antibiotics?

This is a general question. If someone is on broad spectrum antibiotics for a suspected bladder infection, would 10 mg daily of predisolone be likely to impair the immune system enough to undermine the effective of the antibiotics?

Someone? Or yourself: You list several medical conditions that might raise concerns with handling infection; the addition of chronic systemic steroid use may well potentiate that risk, though this forum is not intended for individual medical advice. A 25 yr old otherwise healthy male may not experience any problems with infection on prednisone 10 mg daily for a month or so. So it depends on the specifics. ...Read more

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I have had bladder issues and low back pain. I had a CT scan which indicated I have a duplicated collecting system. Could this cause problems?

I have had bladder issues and low back pain. I had a CT scan which indicated I have a duplicated collecting system. Could this cause problems?

It depends: On the extent of the duplication. Most duplications are incomplete, cause no symptoms, and are incidental findings. Some duplications, particularly complete duplications, can predispose to infection, reflux, or obstruction. Talk to your doc about whether your duplication anomaly might be significant. ...Read more

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My breast hurt in still growing and getting nausia and my bladder is getting full to fast and the Depo-Provera shot has been out my system for a month?

My breast hurt in still growing and getting nausia and my bladder is getting full to fast and the Depo-Provera shot has been out my system for a month?

Pregnancy test: Hurting breasts and nausea as well as a bladder filling to quickly can be symptoms of pregnancy. A home urine pregnancy test will answer the question if pregnancy could be the cause for the symptoms described. ...Read more

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After using a flavored condom on my penis to get a bit or oral & vaginal sex, got a bladder & fungal infection. Why? Is my immune system weak?

After using a flavored condom on my penis to get a bit or oral & vaginal sex, got a bladder & fungal infection. Why? Is my immune system weak?

Contact allergy?: Good morning, you are likely allergic to one of the components used. Avoid them. Having an allergic reaction to contact allergens does not suggest that there is anything wrong with your immune system: it is telling that the substance in it is not suitable for you. That is what your immune system is supposed to do. ...Read more

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What is the disadvantages after removing glad bladder from body?

What is the disadvantages after removing glad bladder from body?

A few side effects: Most people tolerate having their gallbladder removed without significant side-effects. In additon to post-surgical pain and the risks associated with the surgery itself, a few patients have problems with diarrhea, nausea, and pancreatitis. These only affect a small proportion of patients and typically are not long-term in duration. ...Read more

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How does bladder cancer affect your body?

How does bladder cancer affect your body?

Varies: Bladder cancer may be found early and treated with local (intravesicular, intra = in, vesicular = bladder) therapy by a urologist. If the bladder cancer is muscle invasive surgery may be needed. Chemotherapy may be needed before or after surgery for advanced disease. Bladder cancer may present with blood in the urine or other urinary symptoms such as urinary frequency. ...Read more

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I have sore pain in my bladder area area like a shotting pain what dose that mean and its very unconfortable?

I have sore pain in my bladder area area like a shotting pain what dose that mean and its very unconfortable?

Get checked.: Could be UTI or low based stone.
Could be something else and unrlelated.
I would really get this checked asap. ...Read more

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What side of your body is the bladder on?

What side of your body is the bladder on?

Neither side: Bladder is normally located in midline at base of abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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What functions does the bladder have for the body?

What functions does the bladder have for the body?

Waste removal: Our bladder is responsible for collecting and storing our body's waste, in the form of urine, for removal and elimination through an outflow tract which differs depending upon one's gender. ...Read more

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How long do bladder stones stay in your body?

How long do bladder stones stay in your body?

Bladder stones: If large, until they are removed by doctor. ...Read more

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When is it advisable to remove a gall bladder from the body?

When is it advisable to remove a gall bladder from the body?

Frequently: Gallbladder removal is a very common procedure. It is indicated if the patient is having recurrent pain and/or nausea from the gallbladder if there are gallstones or if the gallbladder doesn't contract properly. It is also indicated when the gallstones begin causing complications such as infection, obstruction, or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Sure, I've heard of painful bladder syndrome. But now that I have it, I want to know what is really happening in my body.?

Painful Bladder synd: Painfull bladder syndrome is also called interstitial cystits. The symptoms vary from mild discomfort, to tenderness, pain in bladder or pelvic area, frequency and/or urgency to urinate. It is more common in women. Diagnosis is made after all other causes for the symptoms like infection, stone etc are ruled out. Treatment bladder washing with dmso, or elmira, aspirin, tens, eliminating alcohol and otherfood. ...Read more

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How does urine flow through the body? How does it get to the bladder?

How does urine flow through the body? How does it get to the bladder?

Here are some...: Any thing taken in through the mouth goes to stomach through duodenum to jejunum down to ileum (up this level, the foods digested into simple ingredients for absorption into blood vessel, then to liver, to heart to all tissues and organs to nuture them) then into colon where most of water is absorbed. In such circulation, all blood in time filters through kidneys where the excessive water excrete ...Read more

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How can the body break down and assimilate fats without a gall bladder?

Problem with fat: Without a gallbladder having a diet high in fat can be a problem. If you take in too much fat and there is no stored bile, the fat may run thru your intestines undigested and give you diarrhea. Eating smaller meals, with less fat would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could it affect the other organ of your body if your gall bladder is removed?

No: The body works fine without a diseased or damaged gallbladder. The liver continues to work fine, the intestines continue to digest fine, no other organ concerns. ...Read more

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I'm having surgery on my gal bladder soon what can I expect afterwards pain wise health wise does it make changes in my body?

Depends: Pain, is very subjective but most people not too bad. Tolerable and can be controlled with pain meds. Body wise, small scars that healed great an normal life usually. About 5 percent of females may have loose stools for a period of time but it will usually improve. No weight loss or gain and yes you can eat fat after a gallbladder operation. Www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my gull bladder is not digesting the fatty foods my body is consuming and be causing me to gain weight even though I workout a lot?

Is it possible that my gull bladder is not digesting the fatty foods my body is consuming and be causing me to gain weight even though I workout a lot?

No: Even if your gallbladder were not digesting fatty foods properly, that would not result in you gaining weight, but would just result in you having oily diarrhea. It is more likely that you are eating more calories than you're burning off, resulting in your weight gain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've experienced burning sensations that come and go throughout my body. I've also recently experienced an overactive bladder. Not diabetes. What?

I've experienced burning sensations that come and go throughout my body. I've also recently experienced an overactive bladder. Not diabetes. What?

Nerve condition or: anxiety or both? Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, a clinical psychologist can teach you strategies to manage anxiety. Glad you don't have diabetes and that you are catching this early on in life. Peace and good health. ...Read more