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Why Is My Bladder Twitching
Recently i've noticed an intermittent twitching/fluttering sensation over the bladder area-not associated with urgency, though that does occur occasio?
Have a urine: Analysis and get checked for bladder infection . Take care! ...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
Could be: It could be from a bladder infection. You would need a urinalysis to determine if this is the cause. It can also be from irritation from toxins such as alcohol and tobacco or from certain foods. See a doctor to make sure it is not an infection. Avoid coffee, tea, citrus fruits, tomatoes and spicy foods. ...Read more
Ever since I've started using Nexium (esomeprazole) for my stomach ulcer I've had; headaches, dizzy, weakness/twitching, fatigue, bowel/bladder/vision changes.
See doctor: Sounds like you are having an intolerance to the nexium (esomeprazole). Please see your doctor and possibly get a medication change. You also need to be checked to make sure it is just the nexium (esomeprazole) and not something else going on. Please be seen as soon as possible ...Read more
Been on 5mg valium for couple years for a bladder disease & anxiety. Are there any long term affects? Also noticed twitches and forgetfulness. Advice?
Valium (diazepam): can treat anxiety and muscle spasms but has side effects including muscle twitches, forgetfulness, and trouble urinating. It can lead to dependence. The long-term effects of Valium include memory loss, slowed pulse, difficulty breathing, and hallucinations. Review your current status with your prescriber who may want to change your treatment. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
Can i take ciprofloxacin for a bladder infection if i have frequent muscles twitches? Any potential hazards?
Ciprofloxacin: Yes, this would help you but you must first get a Prescription! Should be OK and no harm. ...Read more
Cranberry: Studies show that taking cranberry tablets or cranberry juice can reduce the risk of utis. Drinking lots of fluids and emptying your bladder before and after intercourse may help, too. If you have 3 utis in a year, your doctor may recommend taking a low dose of antibiotic when you have intercourse. ...Read more
No: Smoking has not been linked to bladder function or dysmotility. Smoking is a definite risk factor however for developing future bladder cancer. ...Read more
So much possible...: ...but it helps to understand one very basic premise--are you male or female (that doesn't come across in your profile). ...Read more
Bladder too low: The bladder can drop into the pelivs with age and in women can be corrected with a pessary for example. Bladder leakage during cough is not normal and is inconvenient and may be quite amenable to treatment with a urologist/gyn. Other causes could include urinary tract infections or other bladder urinary conditions. ...Read more
Pediatric Urologist: Need more information re: have u already had some ; reconstructive surgery as a child ; if so what kind. Ru incontinent of urine, sex ;/or having problems with small penis. Pediatric urologists have most experience with this problem. Stanford ; ucsf medical centers r both close 2u ; have both pediatric ; adult reconstructive urologists. I could provide better advice if u send email photos of abdo. ...Read more
Measure voids : A rough estimate would be to wait until your bladder feels comfortably full , then measure how much you void. This assumed you empty your bladder completely. ( which most women do ). To measure residual urine, you need to either use an ultrasound (bladder scan) or catheterize the bladder, both of which require a doctor or nurse to perform. ...Read more
Unusual: Vesicare (solifenacin) is useful in managing overactive bladder and relaxes bladder muscle thus, if anything, should relieve bladder discomfort. Can cause abdominal pain secondary to constipation because it relaxes bowel muscle. Thus worth taking stool softener or laxative 2c if this relieves abdominal hurt. However, some people are unique in their response to medications, if so either wait ; see or change meds. ...Read more
Bladder diary: Another option is to complete a voiding diary. This is a record of how much you drink, how much and how often you void and if you have any leakage. It is typically done for 3 days (which don't have to be in a row) and then reviewed by a urogynecologist or urologist. They can recommend treatments such as bladder training, physical therapy, medication or surgery as needed. ...Read more
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more
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