Bladder Problems

  • Bladder Tumors

    Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer is the abnormal growth of cells that make up the bladder. Bladder cancer is 4th most common cancer in men, although it is less prevalent in women. Typically it affects those over 60 years of age as well as heavy longterm smokers.

  • Intravesical Botox for Overactive Bladder

    Intravesical Botox for Overactive Bladder

    An overactive bladder is a condition characterized by the uncontrollable urge to urinate. It occurs when the muscles that control the flow of urine weaken, and is called urinary incontinence. Botox injection is used to treat urinary incontinence. Botox is a drug derived from a bacterium that paralyzes your muscles temporarily.

  • Overactive Bladder

    Overactive Bladder

    The act of urination is controlled by nerve impulses triggered by a full urinary bladder (temporary storage unit of urine). The nerves signal the muscles (urinary sphincter muscles) around the bladder to relax and contract, pushing urine to the outside.

  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of normal control of the bladder and involuntary loss of urine. Many people with urinary incontinence are too embarrassed. Urinary incontinence in some individuals may be a normal part of growth and disappears naturally over time.

  • Voiding Dysfunction

    Voiding Dysfunction

    Voiding dysfunction is an abnormal urination pattern. It is described as a child’s inability to empty the bladder completely. Voiding dysfunction may be caused due to congenital abnormalities, trauma, presence of tumors, poor toileting habits, past urinary tract infections, or emotional or psychological stress. It may also be associated with other neurological, endocrine or genetic disorders.