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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hello,
I had a lap. hysterectomy 9 yrs. ago leaving ovaries. I suffered with bladder spasms after for almost 18 mo., was told my bladder was adhered to my uterus prob. from 2 c-sections. I recently out of the blue started to have them again, could they be triggered by stress?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age, occupation & number of children?
User :   47,XXX Mom or 2
User :   of 2
User :   last c section was 11 yrs. ago and I believe I'm perimenipausal
User :   not sure if recent stress or hormones are effecting the bladder?
Doctor :   Have you consulted with a doctor for this recently?
User :   have in the past
User :   no thoughts?
Doctor :   Do you have burning while urinating?
User :   no
Doctor :   Any other symptoms?
Doctor :   Do you have any other illnesses?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had a flare up after a knee surgery years ago and PT told me that the bladder is a muscle and can spasm under stress whether physical or emotional like almost like an eye twitch.
Doctor :   So now you are having a similar colic that you had
User :   been tested in past for I.C, infections, MS the whole gammit
User :   colic?
Doctor :   Bladder spasms?
User :   yes
Doctor :   So please dont assume it
Doctor :   to be the same
User :   what are your thoughts
Doctor :   May I know which part of the abdomen is this pain?
User :   right above the pubic bone
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Then it is most likely due
Doctor :   to your bladder, as you guessed
Doctor :   It could indeed be the very same problem
User :   can you recommend any remedies
User :   besides detrol
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