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Microhematuria in Potential Kidney Donors by Matt S. Posted Sun 14 Dec 2008 12:00am The key aspect of the workup for a potential kidney transplant donor is ensuring that donation does not result in future health problems for the donor. For the most part, this boils down to determining whether or not the potential donor is at risk for future kidney injury. For some conditions this is an easy decision to make (e.g., in a family ... Read on »
Focus on Bladder Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted Sun 25 Oct 2009 11:06pm Bladder Cancer - Cause The cause ofbladder canceris not known. Changes in the genetic material (DNA) of bladder cells may play a role. Chemicals in the environment and cigarette smoking also may play a role. And when the lining of the bladder is irritated for a long time, cell changes that lead to cancer may occur. Some things that cause this a ... Read on »
Focus on Bladder Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm Bladder Cancer - Cause The cause ofbladder canceris not known. Changes in the genetic material (DNA) of bladder cells may play a role. Chemicals in the environment and cigarette smoking also may play a role. And when the lining of the bladder is irritated for a long time, cell changes that lead to cancer may occur. Some things that cause this ... Read on »
Bladder Cancer, TURBT Perforated Bladder - FIGHTING THE SYSTEM - April, 2008 by Steve K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:19am By the Monday after surgery (the previous Wednesday) I was feeling about 80% of normal. All day I had a hangover headache from the Lortab (narcotic), the last of which had been taken Saturday night. Tylenol (acetaminophen) didn't make a dent in it, but 3 regular aspirins seemed to do the trick. And I still had a drainage tube installed because of ... Read on »
Mind Over Bladder - Tips and Tools to Make Your Bladder Behave by Kathleen and Mary Posted Sat 24 Apr 2010 1:31pm Are you tired of your bladder running your life? Going to the bathroom does not have to be an EMERGENCY (although it can seem like it). Feeling your bladder ready to burst, you sprint to the bathroom only to discover it was a false alarm (tinkle, tinkle…) What you are feeling is not a bladder full of urine, patiently waiti ... Read on »
Bootcamp for your bladder:training your bladder to behave (part 1) by Kathleen and Mary Posted Fri 28 May 2010 11:13am Do you know where every single bathroom is located? Do you go so often that you actually have favorite restrooms? Have you down loaded the "apps" that find the best bathrooms in your town and every city you visit? Alright, so your bladder may not leaking but you are still not happy having to go to the bathroom so frequently. It seems as if your ... Read on »
You bladder watch out, you bladder not cry. by Dysautonomic Posted Fri 20 Jan 2012 11:53pm School is going well. That d-bag teacher turned out to not be so bad. It's good that we're going over The Giver right now, what with all that Arizona book controversy going on. Math is hard, yo. I've taken a higher math than I'm taking right now and I'm still struggling. Partly because I'm having to learn from my book since we can't understand m ... Read on »
Bladder pacemaker urgently needed for overactive bladder by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 07 Mar 2012 3:44am Sacral nerveBundle of fibres that carries information in the form of electrical impulses. stimulation is sometimes referred to as the ‘pacemakerA small electrical device that functions to maintain a normal heart rate. for the bladderThe organ that stores urine.’. As University College ... Read on »
Think before you swim…This is Schistosome country by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:33am Schistosomes Basics: Also known as Bilharziasis. This Trematode/blood fluke infection may lead to portal hypertension, liver fibrosis or bladder cancers, depending on location and length of infection. Eggs enter a freshwater pool, mature in snails and then become free swimming. They directly penetrate skin when it contacts infected water. ... Read on »
Gall Bladder Gone - Check! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:24pm Went to see the surgeon on Thursday; had the GB removed on Friday! It was uneventful, which is good when it comes to surgery. The only comment they had was that, "it was huge" (my gall bladder, that is). The surgery center was very good. I loved the staff there. It was strange walking myself into the OR though. I'm used to b ... Read on »