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How do you know if you have nerve damage in your bladder?

How do you know if you have nerve damage in your bladder?

Symptoms. The symptoms of neurogenic bladder differ from person to person. They also depend on the type of nerve damage the person has. Symptoms may include urinary tract infections, kidney stones and not being able to control how many times you urinate, when you urinate or how much you urinate.

How do you fix nerve damage in the bladder?

Use electrical stimulation. A device under your skin sends electricity to the nerve that controls your bladder. These painless pulses help stop overactive signals that tell your brain to pee. Get Botox. Your doctor can inject this neurotoxin into your bladder to temporarily stop it from contracting too much.

What nerves affect the bladder?

The lower urinary tract is innervated by 3 sets of peripheral nerves: pelvic parasympathetic nerves, which arise at the sacral level of the spinal cord, excite the bladder, and relax the urethra; lumbar sympathetic nerves, which inhibit the bladder body and excite the bladder base and urethra; and pudendal nerves.

What are the symptoms of nerve damage in the bladder?

Damaged nerves may send signals to the bladder at the wrong time, causing its muscles to squeeze without warning. The symptoms of overactive bladder include urinary frequency —defined as urination eight or more times a day or two or more times at night Poor control of sphincter muscles.

How does neurogenic bladder disorder affect the body?

These nerves supply and stimulate bladder sensation and function. When the specific nerve (s) that enables bladder sensation and function become compressed, irritated/inflamed, injured, or damaged—organ dysfunction results. Any of the neurogenic bladder disorder symptoms listed above may develop and persist.

What are the different types of bladder control problems?

Nerves that work poorly can lead to three different kinds of bladder control problems. Nerves carry signals from the brain to the bladder and sphincter. Overactive bladder. Damaged nerves may send signals to the bladder at the wrong time, causing its muscles to squeeze without warning.

How are nerves in the sacral spine related to bladder?

Urinary incontinence and the bladder. The nerves in the sacral spine branch outward beyond the spine and become part of the peripheral nervous system. These nerves supply and stimulate bladder sensation and function. When the specific nerve(s) that enables bladder sensation and function become compressed, irritated/inflamed, injured,…