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Doctor insights on: What Is The Function If The Bladder In The Excretory System

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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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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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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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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 ecoli in the bladder spread?

Yes: If left untreated it can spread up to the kidney and occasionally to the blood stream (more common in older or immunodeficiency patients) ...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 is a chill in the bladder?

What is a chill in the bladder?

Probably cystitis: (bladder infection) chill in the bladder or bladder cold are nonsensical lay terms which in fact mean nothing. Bladder infections are cystitis. ...Read more

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Picture of where the bladder is situated?

Picture of where the bladder is situated?

In the pelvis: Located in the midline, behind pubic bone. Bladder neck is appoximately 1 1/2 inches above urethal (urinary) opening. Can reach up half way between pubic bone and unbilicus, just under pubic bone and abdominal wall muscles. In front of uterus ; below small intestine ; cecum. ...Read more