Symptoms of Overactive Bladder
Symptoms of Overactive Bladder: Introduction
The severity and types of symptoms of overactive bladder vary from person to person. Typical symptoms include a sudden, strong urge to urinate, urinating frequently, or awakening two or more times throughout the night to urinate.
There are many types and causes of overactive bladder, and not all types and causes are known. However, some rare but specific types of overactive bladder include cerebral palsy related overactive bladder, a complication of cerebral palsy that causes poor control of the muscles that keep the bladder closed. An anatomic anomaly (deformity) is responsible for posterior urethral valves associated overactive bladder. Myelomeningocele related overactive bladder is due to a spinal cord lesion that affects storage and emptying of urine. A deformity of the lower spine, called sacral agenesis, is another cause of overactive bladder....more about Overactive Bladder »
Overactive Bladder symptoms:
The severity and types of symptoms of overactive bladder vary from person to person. Typical symptoms include a sudden, strong urge to urinate, urinating frequently, or awakening two or more times throughout the night to urinate. Not all of the above symptoms are always related to overactive bladder. Urinary urgency and other symptoms can be related to many other conditions, including an enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, and urinary tract infection. It is important to report symptoms of urinary frequency or urgency to your health care provider who can perform a thorough evaluation to determine what is causing your particular symptoms and make a diagnosis of overactive bladder....more about Overactive Bladder »
Symptoms of Overactive Bladder
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Overactive Bladder as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Overactive Bladder, it is also important to consider Overactive Bladder as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
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Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Overactive Bladder may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
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