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I am 53 year old having undergone radical nephrectomy of right kidney one year back. I am now having severe pain in right side leg joint beneath waist occasionally while taking posture. Is this related to my kidney problem, what should I do?
I am 47 years old severe urine infection with burning sensation urine coming out with difficulty have put lot of pressure in aiims diagnosed prostate it can be cured with medicine or operation is only remedy taking uni max one tab daily note yesterday urine was stopped doctor took out after injecting pipe but it wasn't going inside pls tell me is it urinary track problem or prostate and options for not going for operation l.
I am 28 years old, recently had blood sugar check up and find sugar level normal but i'm getting quite frequent urine say 30 min once. Please let me know what could be the reason and whom to consult.
Hi My age is 69, BP from 20 yes and sugar from 20 yes. Kidney transplant done in August 2003. In two the foots amputation is done for 3 fingers in one foot and all the fingers in another foot. Now his creatinine position is 3. 3. He is taking tab. Sandimum Neoral 75 mg two times a day and tab. Cellcept 250mg three times a day. Not sure why his creatinine levels are up. Can you please advise what can be done now to bring the serum creatinine levels to normal?
A problem pertaining to the storage function of the bladder that results in bouts of sudden, often uncontrollable urge to urinate is referred to as an overactive bladder. This condition which is marked by unconditioned or involuntary loss of urine can sometimes be quite difficult to stop. People who experience such a condition often feel humiliated and as such tend to limit their social and work life. Despite such, only a few are conscious that a brief evaluation can help them manage and overcome an overactive bladder.
Mechanism of Urination
During urination, the urine proceeds from the bladder and flows into the urethra which is located at the tip of the penis in men and above the vagina in women. As the bladder fills, the nerve signals in the brain prompts urination by coordinating the relaxation and contraction of the urinary sphincter muscles.
Causes and Symptoms of an Overactive Bladder
Primarily caused due to involuntary contraction and relaxation of sphincter muscles, several conditions can lead to overactive bladder.
Some of them are:
1. Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders
2. Poor kidney function due to diabetes
3. Medications that lead to increased production of urine
4. Bladder abnormalities like tumors or stones
6. Excessive consumption of caffeine or alcohol
Some of the common signs of an overactive bladder are:
1. Bouts of sudden, uncontrollable urge to urinate
2. Awakening at night frequently to urinate
3. Urinating more than eight times a day
The risk of an overactive bladder gradually increases with age. Conditions, such as diabetes and an enlarged prostate results in the increased likelihood of an overactive bladder. People who have previously faced strokes and heart attacks experience cognitive decline, which often times lead to the development of an overactive bladder.
Urinary incontinence as well as a host of associated factors can be detrimental to your life. Emotional distress, interrupted sleep cycles and depression are some of the observed complications of this condition.
Thus if you experience or entertain suspicion of an overactive bladder, you should consider visiting a general physician who might refer you to a specialist, if need be.