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How do you reestablish elasticity and tone

01/07/2008

Question:

If the baldder has been stretched to hold 2000 cc`s over a period of 9 months, how can I get the bladder tone reestablished?

Answer:

First, you have to know what caused the large bladder capacity. Is it due to diabetes or any neurological disorder or was it caused by bladder outlet obstruction? The latter is reversible over time after obstruction is treated. The former requires treatment by medication or self catheterization.

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Response by:

Ahmad  Hamidinia, MD Ahmad Hamidinia, MD
Formerly, Professor of Clinical Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati