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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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How can I strengthen my bladder?

How can I strengthen  my bladder?

Please Clarify: I have never heard of this question before. Who told you that your bladder needed 'strengthening"? What do you mean by 'strengthen your bladder'? Do you mean that you are leaking or incontinent of urine? Do you have a prostate infection or swelling? Is the bladder infected? ...Read more

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Need help with my bladder problemI?

 Need help with my bladder problemI?

Water: Water is the best thing for the bladder. Cut out caffeine, alcohol, carbonated beverages and spicy foods. Urgency can occur from hyperactive receptors on bladder and stress. There are medications to help this. If leakage with coughing or sneezing occur, losing weight and kegel exercises can be helpful. If menopausal, vaginal estrogens can be helpful. ...Read more

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Why is there constant grumbling noises coming from my bladder?

Why is there constant grumbling noises coming from my bladder?

Intestinal noises: The bladder is located just above the rectum--terminal end of the large colon . Intestinal noises may be described as growling,gurgling or even rumbling. These noises are medically known as borborygmi and are various types of intestinal noises caused from the movement of food and chyme through the intestinal tract as the muscle contraction of the intestinal wall mixes an and breaks down the food ...Read more

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Had edg, when they woke me they woke my bladder. I have had bladder spsmswhy?

Had edg, when they woke me they woke my bladder. I have had bladder spsmswhy?

Having an EGD: Should not have created urinary incontince or bladder over activity. Not by any reason i can imagine. Make sure you don't have a bladder infection. If u have recurrent bladder pain without diagnosis, a medicine that increases norepinephrine can help. I have good success in treating with cymbalta, (duloxetine) helps mood, anxiety and pain conduction. I would get it worked up though, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like my bladder is falling?

We don't know: There may be a problem, there may not. See a doctor for an exam; good luck. ...Read more

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How painful would it be if my bladder were to rupture?

How painful would it be if my bladder were to rupture?

Very painful: Fortunately, bladder rupture is very uncommon. Most commonly from very severe abdominal trauma in presence of a distended bladder, such as steering wheel injury during an automobile accident. Occasionally occurs in patients who have undergone bladder enlargement surgery. ...Read more

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What is the function of a gallbladder and is it related to my bladder?

What is the function of a gallbladder and is it related to my bladder?

No: The gallbladder is involved with the digestion of fatty foods. The urinary bladder holds urine that has been filtered from the kidneys. The two structures are unrelated. ...Read more

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