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What To Do For Loss Of Bladder Control When Coughing
Can taking to many mixture of weight loss pills affect your urine frequency and needing to go to the bathroom more frequently or is it just UTI? Bloat
Be careful: weight loss pills can have serious side effects. My advice is to stop taking such pills and go see your doctor for the problems you are having ...Read more
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
What causes intractable hiccoughs and what drugs can you take to keep them under control? What kind of dr. Do you go for this?
I need to lose weight but i can't diet cause i'm allergic to a lot of food. Also exercise is hard for me to cause of my asthma. What can I do?
Explore options: This is why there are primary care physicians. You owe it to yourself to have your asthma managed so that you can exercise -- this should be possible with today's medicines and it's your right. A dietician may help you cut down on portion size if you're this limited, and an allergist may guide you regarding what you can and cannot really eat. Getting slim is worth it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know if you're diagnosed w/ disc problems in your lumbar, one thing you're told to watch out for is loss of control of your bladder and/or bowels. What exactly does "loss of control" look like tho?
Incontinence: Urinary incontinence refers to loose or lax bladder muscles which causes loss of urine- stree incontinence- laughing or sneezsing and urge incontinence- you cannot make it too the toilet. Many medical issues and get checked for a neurogenic bladder ( loss of urine due to nerve impulse issues ), . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have the urge to pee but when I go to the bathroom I cannot pee. Start of bladder infection? Any ways to fix or prevent this from happening?
Urinary infection: This urinary urgency that you describe could indeed be a sign of infection. I would definitely go to your doctor's where they can take a urine sample to evaluate more fully. You want to get a diagnosis and get the right treatment, because sometimes simple urinary infections can progress to a kidney infection, which is obviously more serious. As to prevention -stay hydrated and possibly + cranberry ...Read more
My thyrois is controled but what can I use for hair loss & what can I do to stop it or decrease the falling?
Minoxidil: Use topical mioxidil to help. With thyroid medication and time the condition may improve on its own. ...Read more
With liver failure what parts of the body do you lose weight from and how fast and what stage do you think this might happen i need to no something?
Very worrisome: Vertigo and incontinence suggests a more serious disorder. Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the inner ear that causes spinning vertigo, nausea, and often hearing loss and/or tinnitis. This usually is associated with signs of viral illness. An acute bout of vertigo with loss of awareness and loss of control of bowel and/or bladder may be caused by a seizure. ...Read more
What to do if my loose bowel movements do not stop even after taking lots of medicines for 3 months.?
My eyes getting strained . What's the cause & treatment for it. I am a patient of diabetes too.Plz suggest me what to do.
I have tried bladder training exercises and several meds-even the over active bladder patch. Is there anything I can do to prevent having accidents?
Here are some...: Remember: Mental & physical adoption & adaption for healthy lifestyle should be foundation of healthy care and precede drugs & surgery as needed. So, do: Refrain from coffee, caffeine-related drinks, spicy / acidic foods, smoking, alcohol, etc.; pee timely; moderate fluid consumption; ... ...Read more
How to deal with the dribbling problem because of Masturbation? I even think about sex dribbling get start. I'm sick of it. Any exercise can help it?
Got more info...?: How often does this occur? Is there weight loss? What time of day are your symptoms most common (early am, evening)? Is stress or grief involved? Are you vomiting? Do you see blood in stool, or has there been a change in bowel pattern? Abdominal pain or bloating? History of eating disorder? What tests have been done? We'd love to help but your question needs more details please... ...Read more
Will whooping cough make me lose my voice? If so is there anyway I can avoid this? Such as resisting the urge to cough, or any early antibiotics?
Whooping cough: or pertussis will not necessarily make you lose your voice. Do you know you have whooping cough? Or do you just think you might? Don't resist the urge to cough. That cough reflex is there for a reason. If you definitely have pertussis, you should be treated with an antibiotic, but that will not affect whether or not you lose your voice. Drink plenty of fluids and rest,which may help. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me what causes the constant urge to pee and the frequent, short spurts of urine that occur during a uti?
Here are some ...: The intensity of urinary urgency at UTI widely varies among all men & women because they have their own unique functional stability in transmitting message through their nerve system, reflecting their current inherent / coherent mental and physical health status; even within a person, urge to void may also vary from time to time for similar reasons. More in detail? Ask Doc timely. Best wish ... ...Read more
What are the medical reasons for not being able to lose weight or keep gaining weight after I lost a lot in the past? What could cause this?
Many reasons: You should see your PCP for a medical examination. Many hormonal disorders can affect your ability to lose weight for example thyroid and cortisol disorders. Even vitamin deficiencies can make it difficult such as Vitamin D deficiency. I recommend a thorough examination because other factors like diet intake, medications and family history can also affect your weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i drink a lot of soda can that cause me to have to urinate more often? And how long is too long to hold in the contents of your bladder?
No more than h2o: Soda has a lot of water in it. New research shows caffeine is not a significant diuretic once a body becomes tolerant to its effect. Therefore, you pee more b/c you're drinking more water. Don't hold your bladder more than 4 hours during the day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: Vomiting like that is highly abnormal and it may just be sugar! there is a center in the brainstem called the vomiting center and when irritable it sends messages to the stomach that initiates vomiting. I have seen a lot of people, especially children where lousy diet is the cause, but cvertainly not the only cause. Get it checked. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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