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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 is the disadvantages after removing glad bladder from body ?

What is the disadvantages after removing glad bladder from body ?

A few side effects: Most people tolerate having their gallbladder removed without significant side-effects. In additon to post-surgical pain and the risks associated with the surgery itself, a few patients have problems with diarrhea, nausea, and pancreatitis. These only affect a small proportion of patients and typically are not long-term in duration. ...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?

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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When is it advisable to remove a gall bladder from the body?

When is it advisable to remove a gall bladder from the body?

Frequently: Gallbladder removal is a very common procedure. It is indicated if the patient is having recurrent pain and/or nausea from the gallbladder if there are gallstones or if the gallbladder doesn't contract properly. It is also indicated when the gallstones begin causing complications such as infection, obstruction, or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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How can the body break down and assimilate fats without a gall bladder?

How can  the body break down and assimilate fats without a gall bladder?

Problem with fat: Without a gallbladder having a diet high in fat can be a problem. If you take in too much fat and there is no stored bile, the fat may run thru your intestines undigested and give you diarrhea. Eating smaller meals, with less fat would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could it affect the other organ of your body if your gall bladder is removed?

No: The body works fine without a diseased or damaged gallbladder. The liver continues to work fine, the intestines continue to digest fine, no other organ concerns. ...Read more

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Sure, i've heard of painful bladder syndrome. But now that I have it, I want to know what is really happening in my body.?

Painful Bladder synd: Painfull bladder syndrome is also called interstitial cystits.The symptoms vary from mild discomfort, to tenderness, pain in bladder or pelvic area, frequency and/or urgency to urinate.It is more common in women. Diagnosis is made after all other causes for the symptoms like infection, stone etc are ruled out.Treatment bladder washing with dmso, or elmira, aspirin, tens, eliminating alcohol and otherfood. ...Read more

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