Everything You Need to Know About Bladder Pain


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What is Bladder:

The bladder is an organ in our body which is used to store the urine that is passed from your kidney through the two tiny tubes called ureters before being released through your urethra. The bladder is in the shape of a balloon which is placed in the middle of your pelvis. When it is full of urine then it starts to expand and when the urine is released then it starts the contract. Bladder pain can affect both gender men and women also, but the symptoms of the pain might be different.

Causes of bladder pain:

Bladder pain can be of many types but we have to investigate the real reason for the bladder pain. There are many causes of bladder pain and its symptoms are also different.

Urinary tract infection UTI:

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can happen with men and women also but women are mostly affected by this infection. It is a bacterial infraction along any part of your urinary tract, including the bladder. Urinary tract infection is entered in the bladder through the urethra. When the people don’t pay attention to it then infection start spread to your kidney and also bloodstream causing leads you to the serious issues.

Symptoms of Urinary tract infections:

You can face the following symptoms if you are suffering from the urinary tract infection.

  • The painful urination
  • Blood in urine
  • Cloudy urine
  • Low back pain
  • Bladder pressure
  • Pain in the lower abdominal

Diagnosing urinary tract infection:

The doctors will diagnose the urinary tract infection using the urinalysis for check the white or red blood cells, and bacteria. This will help to know the condition of your disease, and also determine the type of bacteria which is present in the urine. The test which you have to follow or maybe your doctor recommend to you are ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, cystoscopy.

Treatment of urinary tract infection:

Normally the doctors treat the UTI with the help of antibiotics to kill the bacteria. Your doctor will recommend you some painkiller to get relief from the pain and the burning. If the disease is not in the starting age, then it took a long time to get the cure. In this time period, you have to stay under observation of your doctor until you don’t get the cure.

Painful bladder syndrome:

Painful bladder syndrome is also known as interstitial. It is a chronic condition that is the cause of painful urinary symptoms. Women mostly suffer from this disease as compare to men.  The causes of this are physical and emotional stress, bladder injury, diet, infection or any other medications issues. Symptoms of this problem are bladder pain, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, burning and pain with the need to urinate, frequent urination etc. Your doctor will recommend you urinary function test, potassium sensitivity test, cystoscopy to view the lining of your bladder, bladder diary of your fluid intake and the volume of urine you pass, your doctor may perform many other tests.

Treatment of Painful bladder syndrome:

There is no specific treatment for the painful bladder syndrome. Your doctor will treat you as you need it. But there are some treatments which are usually performed to get cure from the bladder syndrome.

  • Lifestyle change: your doctor will advise you to change your lifestyle like, if you are addicted to smoking, alcohol and other products which are harmful to us then you have to ignore all these things from your daily routine. The changing in your lifestyle plays an important role in your treatment. You don’t pay attention to it then the medication will not beneficial to you.
  • Medication: over-the-counter (OTC) medicine will help you to get rid of the bladder pain. It will help you to get a cure from the bladder pain, and also relax the bladder.
  • Bladder training: bladder training will help the bladder that how it hold more urine. It will help your bladder to know that how to extend the timing of urine.
  • Surgery: surgery will be recommended to those people who are suffering from the bladder syndrome at the last stage, otherwise the doctor try to treat all the patients by other ways which are not painful for the patient. Surgery can be involved in bladder augmentation, or enlargement, or urinary diversion.

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