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How come my bladder feel full?

How come my bladder feel full?

Full bladder: There are several ways that an abnormal bladder sensation arises. 1) The bladder does not empty fully 2) The bladder wall is irritated 3) External pressure (surrounding organs). I recommend having your PCP or Ob-gyn examine you. ...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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Once my bladder is almost or at full capacity, is there a specific time minimum I am supposed to be able to hold on to be considered normal?

Once my bladder is almost or at full capacity, is there a specific time minimum I am supposed to be able to hold on to be considered normal?

No: It is not a good idea to hold on at all when you feel the bladder is full. That can predispose to bladder infections and ultimately kidney infections. The urinary tract is supposed to flow to prevent bacterial buildup. ...Read more

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I got to force my urine out even though my bladder feel full.

I got to force my urine out even though my bladder feel full.

BPH: Manifestations of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are increased frequency of urination, nocturia, hesitancy, urgency, and weak urinary stream. Avoiding fluids prior to bedtime or before going out, reducing consumption of diuretics such as caffeine and alcohol, and double voiding to empty the bladder more completely could alleviate the sympto. Also avoid medications that can exacerbate symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have cystitis? My bladder feels lower, fuller.

Is it possible that I have cystitis? My bladder feels lower, fuller.

Can be/other symptom: Cystitis has many infectious causes, and symptoms. The usual ones are dysuria (painful urination), frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain. But it can be asymptomatic. Depending on your age, etc. Other things, like weak ligaments that hold up the bladder, uterus, and other organs can cause fuller/lower feeling bladder. However, it can be cystitis and you should see your doctor to rule it out. ...Read more

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I feel my bladder full even after going to the restroom. Is there anything I can do so I can get some sleep anything I can do or take.?

I feel my bladder full even after going to the restroom. Is there anything I can do so I can get some sleep anything I can do or take.?

Needs checkup: Could this be related to constipation or prolapse of the uterus or vaginal cyst? There micht also be bladder causes related to some uterine prolapse, or a bladder o urethral diverticulum. I suggest you consult with a urogynecologist, or a physician who specializes in female urology. Such a physician should be able to help you. ...Read more

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I had a baby a year ago and I got the eperderol for the pain and ever since then I haven't been able to feel when my bladder is full do you know y?

I had a baby a year ago and I got the eperderol for the pain and ever since then I haven't been able to feel when my bladder is full do you know y?

Unclear: Did you have c-section or vaginal delivery? Stress incontinence is the term for losing control of your bladder when it gets full, due to weakness of the pelvic floor. This is common after vaginal delivery--even a sneeze or cough can cause urine to spill out. Unlikely it has anything to do with epidural. Ask your obstetrician about treatment options if problem continues. Good luck! ...Read more

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My bladder feels full even after going to the bathroom.?

My bladder feels full even after going to the bathroom.?

Bladder fullness: This may be associated to infection with or without obstruction to the urinary flow. Check your urine for infection, treat with antibiotics. Might need tests like ultrasound of bladder before and after urination. Bladder spasms? Check. Urologist. ...Read more

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My bladder is full but cannot pass urine and passing drops of blood?

My bladder is full but cannot pass urine and passing drops of blood?

Go to Emergecy Dept: You have urinary retention with some blood drops. You should go to the ER and get it checked as you may need catheterization and get checked to find the cause of retention. It may be an infection, a stone or enlarged prostate or prostatitis ...Read more

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The right side of my bladder hurts even when I don't have a full bladder, what could it be?

The right side of my bladder hurts even when I don't have a full bladder, what could it be?

? stone or other: It could be a stone. The bladder is next to your abdominal cavity so it could be an appendix issue or something else. I'd get checked out. ...Read more

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My bladder does not feel full anymore in the morning when I wake up. Morning wood is also gone. What could this be?

My bladder does not feel full anymore in the morning when I wake up. Morning wood is also gone. What could this be?

Just renal function: You need to have blood work done to check your renal function. The number of erections per night decrease as we age. ...Read more

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Why does my bladder feel full and constant wanting to urinate?

Might be irritated?: Some foods act as irritants to the bladder, and make you feel like you have to go to the bathroom all the time. Examples include: coffee, tea, alcohol, tomatoes, salsa, spicy foods, chocolate, fruits/juices that are high in acid. Avoiding excessive amounts of these substances might help. Drinking more water may help, too. If these don't help, please see your doctor or a urologist. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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My vagina always feel aroused and achy especially when my bladder is full?

Same nerves: The nerves to the bladder are the same that go to the vagina thus when the bladder is full the impulse will be even greater. ...Read more

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Lately I've kinda been feeling like my bladder is full, like as if I've been holding my pee for awhile?

Lately I've kinda been feeling like my bladder is full, like as if I've been holding my pee for awhile?

Bladder pressure: Could be a urinary tract infection. Push fluids and get to your doctor if it persists. Also, sometimes this will happen if ou are taking cold medications such as decongestants as they sometimes affect your ability to empty your bladder and it will really be overfiull. ...Read more

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I pee frequently esp at night. Everyday, it seems that my bladder is still full and some urine still needs to be excreted.

I pee frequently esp at night. Everyday, it seems that my bladder is still full and some urine still needs to be excreted.

Possibly...: At your age one very common possibility is a urinary tract infection especially if along the symptom you are describing you have burning, urgency associated. It could also be a symptom of diabetes (high blood sugar), so it is important that you see a doctor for urine and other tests. If urinary tract infection you will need antibiotics prescribed. ...Read more

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Around my pelvis area is quite firm. My bladder is not full, what could it be?

Around my pelvis area is quite firm. My bladder is not full, what could it be?

Could be: Enlargement or distention of your other organs. In the pelvis, it could be uterus, ovaries, colon, intestine. Or it could be in your abdominal wall, such as hernia. Have a doctor take a look at it. He can order tests, such as ultrasound exam, to make sure. ...Read more

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When my bladder gets full in my sleep, why am I being woken up by a painful urethral spasm?

When my bladder gets full in my sleep, why am I being woken up by a painful urethral spasm?

SPASM: It is more likely a bladder spasm. This can be from dietary irritants or stool / back issues. It could be a primary overactivity also. ...Read more