Can neurogenic bladder be cured?
While neurogenic bladder can’t be cured, necessarily, it can most definitely be managed.
Most cases of neurogenic bladder can be managed with medication and intermittent catheterization.
The minority of children with the condition need major reconstructive surgery..
What causes neurogenic bladder?
Neurogenic bladder is the name given to a number of urinary conditions in people who lack bladder control due to a brain, spinal cord or nerve problem. This nerve damage can be the result of diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease or diabetes.
What does neurogenic bladder feel like?
Neurogenic bladder is bladder dysfunction (flaccid or spastic) caused by neurologic damage. Symptoms can include overflow incontinence, frequency, urgency, urge incontinence, and retention.
Which drug is used for treating neurogenic bladder?
Medicines that relax the bladder (oxybutynin, tolterodine, or propantheline) Medicines that make certain nerves more active (bethanechol) Botulinum toxin. GABA supplements.