Not long ago I received some questions from a reader, Mark, on the “Ask a Question” part of this blog about the process of receiving a diagnosis for Neurogenic Bladder. Below is Mark’s letter with our answers to his questions.
Posts Categorized: Bladder Pain
I don't mean to whine but this bladder business of constantly fighting off infections is hard to take. Lately I have barely completed a series of antibiotics, only to get another bladder infection the following week. WHAT GIVES?? I cramp, become really grumpy with my family and just go through the motions at work. I…
What is it about loose stools and bladder infections? I thought I took so many precautions but no, wamo here I am.
After I left my yearly physical, I wondered if I should have asked the main question that burned in my brain on the way home….Should I settle for not being able to feel the classic symptoms of ovarian cancer? Is there another test I can get?
I was so SURPRISED by my diagnosis of neurogenic bladder and bowel. So far, I do not know why my bladder and bowel misbehave, they just do. I spend a lot of time writing about causes in this blog because the more I learn this disability, it is amazing to me how easily it can happen.
The color of your urine says a lot about what’s going on with your body’s health.
Sometimes I think it is sad that I write to strangers because the people who love me would rather not know.
Why am I feeling more moody? Winter? Holidays? I have so much, yet depression and dealing with a neurogenic bladder and bowel can cause a feeling of despair that is so hard to shake.
I could get a super bug bladder infection. They call them super bugs because that are resistant to any form of antibiotic. The bacteria have mutated and are just resistant.
Bladder pain or interstitial cystitis is something I just live with. I am not sure why.