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Doctor insights on: What System Does 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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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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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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Can ecoli in the bladder spread?

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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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

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What' causes strep in the bladder? What are the symptoms?

What' causes strep in the bladder? What are the symptoms?

Bladder strep germs: Bladder strep germs are usually group b streptococcus, which are common germs in the colon, which don't have much difficulty getting into the bladder (which is why always to wipe front to back). The symptoms are those of an ordinary bladder infection, burning, frequency, urgency when you pee. Sometimes the germ causes no symptoms. The problem is greatest during pregnancy as it can infect baby. ...Read more

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Does tea inflame the bladder?

Does tea inflame the bladder?

Shouldn't: But caffeine can irritate bladder and make you urinate more often. ...Read more

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Where is the trigone of the bladder? What is it?

Where is the trigone of the bladder? What is it?

Trigone: The trigone is a triangular area of the urinary bladder formed by the two ureteral orifices and the internal urethral orifice. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a mild cystocele of the bladder?

Weak muscles: A cystocele is a herniation of the bladder into the vagina. Damage to the pelic muscle from childbirth, aging, or chronic straining are common causes. Performing pelvic muscle exercises us a good initial treatment. ...Read more

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Is their a need to remove the gallstones at the bladder?

Yes: If gallstones are present and the patient has symptoms related to the gallstones, the gallbladder should be removed. In healthy people, with no symptoms in which the stones were discovered incidentally, there is no indication to operate. ...Read more

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Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Here are some...: The occurrence of bladder and urethral prolapse attributes to combined inevitably impairing and damaging support of pelvic floor muscles for urethra, vagina, uterus, & bladder from childbirth injury, aging, & its postmenopausal hormonal deficiency. More? Seek & ask your gyn-doc timely while seeking evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Dizziness & abdomenal paincould it be the bladder/kidneys of anxiety?

Dizziness & abdomenal paincould it be the bladder/kidneys of anxiety?

Difficult to tell: It would be good to have more information on what other symptoms you are experiencing.If you suspect urinary problems usually those are characterized with urine burning sensation, urgency, hesitancy, frequency when urinating. If you have flank pain especially with fever, nausea, vomiting the kidneys might have infection.If you are having these type of symptoms get an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are the lungs, the uterus, the bladder, etc. just infoldings?

Are the lungs, the uterus, the bladder, etc. just infoldings?

In the beginning...: Nearly every part of the inside of the human body started as an infolding of tissue during embryologic development. Once fully developed, they mature into very complicated organs that are anything but "infoldings" Best wishes! ...Read more

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How large is the bladder?

How large is the bladder?

It depends,: the bladder collapses and distends based on the amount of urine in it. ...Read more

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Does the bladder heal itself over time?

Yes: Our bodies as a whole usually do a great job of self-repair; as long as there is nothing to hinder the work efforts. Examples include poor nutrition, certain disease processes, certain exogenous substances and medications. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to help the bladder heal?

Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read more

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