Bladder Pain

Understanding And Curing Bladder Pain

A business woman looks as if she needs to use the restroomBladder pain is no laughing matter! Every year hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world suffer from some type of bladder problems. This type of pain is generally the direct result of some type of bladder infection. The three most common types of bladder infections include: interstitial cystitis, urinary tract infections and bladder cancer. If you are experiencing bladder problems don't let the pain get any worse! It is vital to immediately seek out bladder treatment or the problem could get more serious and even become life threatening. Call Owl Now Urgent Care to seek immediately care.

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis

This is a chronic bladder condition wherein the bladder get inflamed and becomes irritated. This irritation results in a stiffening of the bladder walls which causes the pain.

The main symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis include stomach pain or pain in the lower back or perinea area. The frequent need to urinate is also a common symptom. Problems maintaining an erection could also be a direct result of Interstitial Cystitis.

When it is mild, this type of bladder pain can usually be eased through proper pelvic floor exercises, a change in diet and proper medications. Other treatment options include bladder instillation, bladder distention, nerve stimulation, bladder restraining, stress management or bladder surgery.

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection

When bacteria works its way into the urethra, it can result in a urinary tract infection. This is also commonly referred to as a bladder infection.

Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include but are not limited to: pain or burning while urinating, an overactive bladder, pain in the abdomen and cloudy/bloody or strong smelling urine. These symptoms will usually be accompanied by a fever.

This type of bladder infection is generally treated with common antibiotics. Drinking plenty of fluids is highly recommended as the fluids help flush out the bacteria.

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Bladder Cancer:

Transitional Cell Carcinoma is the most common type of bladder cancer which begins in the outermost layer of the bladder. Symptoms of bladder cancer include: uncontrollable urination, which is usually accompanied by extreme pain during urination and blood in the urine. Very often, the individual will also suffer pain in the lower back.

Bladder cancer can be diagnosed by any of the following means: cystoscopy, imaging tests, urinalysis and urine cultures or urine cystology. Treatments include bladder surgery to remove the tumor, chemotherapy or Intraversical therapy. However, if the cancer has spread far too much, it is more common for the infected part of the bladder to be removed.

To avoid the potential of bladder cancer, anyone who begins experiencing bladder pain of any type should immediately seek out the assistance of a trained physician.

Don’t let the pain get worse, come in for a urinalysis today so you can start feeling better tomorrow. We offer urine tests to determine if you have a bladder infection.