Neurogenic bladder dysfunction

Overview

With neurogenic bladder dysfunction, the bladder doesn't function properly due to brain or nerve damage.

Symptoms

Symptoms range from frequent urination and urine leakage to difficulty with bladder emptying.

Treatments

Treatments include medications, exercises for the pelvic muscles, and use of a thin tube to urinate (catheter). Sometimes, surgery is needed.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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