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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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I am having bladder sharp pain( woman) and we are ttc this month... The pain I feel after urinating... Is it dangerous if I become pregnant?

I am having bladder sharp pain( woman) and we are ttc this month... The pain I feel after urinating... Is it dangerous if I become pregnant?

Treat the UTI: Hello Lou, A bladder infection has to be eliminated as a diagnosis considering your symptoms that you describe. It is not dangerous to conceive but any infection should be treated as this could make a pregnant woman very sick and in turn her developing fetus. ...Read more

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Can a 5-month pregnant woman drink cranberry juice to help her bladder infection?

Can a 5-month pregnant woman drink cranberry juice to help her bladder infection?

Myth: It is impossible to drink enough cranberry juice (or consume cranberry supplements) to prevent an UTI. Unfortunately this is only a myth with no medical foundation. ...Read more

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I have a bladder problem and it's only gotten worse since I'm pregnant. Is there anything I could do to help with this ?

I have a bladder problem and it's only gotten worse since I'm pregnant. Is there anything I could do to help with this ?

Please Clarify: You are really talking to doctors. Using the words "bladder problem' is not in any way descriptive or specific enough to give you any answer. ...Read more

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How much smaller than normal is my bladder pregnant?

How much smaller than normal is my bladder pregnant?

None: Your bladder doesn't get smaller - but between pressure from your growing uterus and all the fluid your body holds, it sure feels smaller, doesn't it! ...Read more

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Does the bladder shift during pregnancy?

Does the bladder shift during pregnancy?

Yes!: As the uterus enlarges, other organs and structures in the body are shifted or moved to make way for the growing size of the uterus. ...Read more

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Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Not really: In early pregnancy it is not typical for patients to complain about bladder spasm. I would schedule a follow up visit to be tested for bladder infections. Urinary tract infections are very common in pregnancy ...Read more

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Bladder infection during pregnancy ?

Bladder infection during pregnancy ?

Yes--: It is rather more common to have bladder infections during pregnancy---and it is important that you seek treatment asap because bladder infections/vaginal infections are known to cause increased risks of premature labor... ...Read more

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Why does my bladder feel like I have to pee but don't possible pregnancy?

Why does my bladder feel like I have to pee but don't possible pregnancy?

Most likely you have: Urinary tract infection .I do not see any connection between feeling to urinate and pregnancy . The most important indication about whether you are pregnant is missing your period and pregnancy related symptoms like morning sickness , engorgement of breast and others. In the absence of missing pregnancy , frequent urination is just main symptom of urinary tract infection , mainly the bladder. ...Read more

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What is done for gall bladder disease if i'm pregnant?

What is done for gall bladder disease if i'm pregnant?

Ask your OB and gen: Suregon, depends what you have if it is gallstones depends how bad it is and what your pain is and if your duct is totally blocked or not, often times they can do diet management, but sometimes u need surgery or you early delivery and then surgery but you should have already discussed this with your OB and the surgeon who is treating your gall baldder problem. ...Read more

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20 weeks 6 days pregnant is it okay that my baby is still really close to my bladder?

20 weeks 6 days pregnant is it okay that my baby is still really close to my bladder?

Yes: Baby should be between your navel and bladder. See your doctor if there are any concerns. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have bladder infection?

Yes: Yes you can get pregnant if your sexually active, unprotected intercourse while you have a uti. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bladder infection while pregnant?

Urine culture: You need to have a test called a urine culture. It takes a few days to get the results but it is very accurate. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant pressure on bladder and cramping?

Timeable?: If those cramps are timetable at 2-4 minutes apart,and getting harder over the last 2 or 3 hours you might get evaluated for labor. ...Read more

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What to do about really bad bladder pain during pregnancy, help!?

What to do about really bad bladder pain during pregnancy, help!?

Evaluation: "Bladder pain" of pregnancy warrants evaluation. Absent signs of infection, concern arises for pain generation from the symphysis pubis joint at the mid-anterior pelvic girdle ring, which can be torqued by loose pelvic girdle sacroiliac joints; secondary to hormone Relaxin, which is secreted during pregnancy & softens joint ligaments. See comments: ...Read more

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Hurtn barely can walk baby pressn down on my bladder 36weeks 4days pregnant so i go get checked?

Hurtn barely can walk baby pressn down on my bladder 36weeks 4days pregnant so i go get checked?

Yes: Call your OB to let on-call know you are having pain / difficulties and are on your way in to l;d for check (may be done by pa/np/midwife initially). ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more