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What functions does the bladder have for the body?

What functions does the bladder have for the body?

Which bladder?: Urinary bladder? Stores urine until it's ready to be excreted gall bladder? Stores bile until its ready to be used. ...Read more

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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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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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Can dehydration cause the bladder to function improperly?

Can dehydration cause the bladder to function improperly?

Kidney: Much more often it is the kidneys that have problems with dehydration. The bladder is more of a storage place for urine but the kidneys have to make so it can be stored. ...Read more

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My DR. told me my bladder was streched because of a large prostate and not being able to empty my bladder . he says it may not function properly any more. can the bladder recover?

Here are some ...: For most aged men, incompletely emptying bladder usually results from personal & even professional ignorance by believing slowing urine flow comes with age and "if it's not broke, don't fix it." As a result, they miss golden opportunity to take such in a timely fashion. The real culprit is narrowing bladder outlet leading to long-term bladder hard work with its eventual exhaustion. Seek pro-evalua ...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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Hi i'm 18 yrs gurland i'm satisfied with my body shape but i got a spot ( just over the bladder )that is fat .What is the best way to get rid of it.

That little bump: Almost all women have a little bump between their belly button and pubic symphysis. Sit ups, and firming of the abdominal muscles is the best way. Yoga may be a very good way to attain that flat belly. ...Read more

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Would the bladder function symptoms from a lumbar spinal deformity/lesion/tumor/etc wax and wane or stay constant?

Would the bladder function symptoms from a lumbar spinal deformity/lesion/tumor/etc wax and wane or stay constant?

Constant: The nerves that control the ability of the urinary bladder to contract come from lumbar nerves. Any spinal deformity that interferes with such neurologic function remains constant and the bladder as such frequently requires catheterization without improvement. ...Read more

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Can straining hard when constipated cause pressure on the bladder up to a day later or is there something separating these two body parts?

Can straining hard when constipated cause pressure on the bladder up to a day later or is there something separating these two body parts?

Possibly: Unless you have had a hysterectomy, the vagina and uterus separate the rectum from the bladder. That being said problems with any of the the three can be manifested in the others. Best to see you ob-gyn and then a GI or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more