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Bladder Stones: Causes and Symptoms

Bladder Stones: Causes and Symptoms  Bladder stones are hard masses of mineral that has developed from concentrated urine inside your bladder, and it is often caused by the inability of the bladder to void urine completely. Other causes of bladder stones include UTI, foreign objects in the bladder, and dislodged kidney stones turning into bladder […]

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Why Do I Urinate So Often?

Why Do I Urinate So Often? People urinate on average 6 to 7 times a day, and any frequency from 4 to 10 times is considered normal. If you urinate more than 10 times a day, it doesn’t necessarily mean something is abnormal. Frequent urination becomes concerning when it interferes with your quality of life […]

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Urinary Retention in Men

Urinary Retention in Men Urination Retention in men is common, especially among older men. Statistics show that 0.45% to 0.68% of men age 40 to 83 get urinary retention. The incidents of urinary retention in men also increases with age. 10% of men get urinary retention in their 70s and 30% of men in their […]

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What Causes Urinary Retention in Women?

What Causes Urinary Retention in Women? Urinary retention is the inability of the bladder to empty completely, or in severe cases, to empty at all. Urinary retention in women can be caused by a variety of underlying conditions. There can be a physical blockage in the lower urinary tract, which prevents the urine from draining. […]

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Postpartum Bladder Urinary Retention: Pregnancy’s Effects on Bladder

Postpartum Bladder Urinary Retention: Pregnancy’s Effects on Bladder Although pregnancy can be a magical experience, it can also cause stress on your bladder, sometimes leaving long-lasting effects. This article helps you learn more about the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for postpartum urinary retention. What happens to your bladder during pregnancy and childbirth? Starting […]

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How Do Strokes Affect Your Bladder: Urinary Retention, Frequency, and Incontinence

How do strokes affect your bladder: urinary retention, frequency, and incontinence In the United States, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Survivors of stroke often need to navigate the long-term effects stroke has left on their bodies, one of them being bladder dysfunction. This article explains how stroke causes bladder dysfunctions, the types of bladder […]

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