Sometimes your bladder may not empty completely. This can lead to symptoms of fullness or discomfort, leakage of urine due to an overly full bladder, and recurrent urinary tract infections. Causes can include:
To determine the cause, a complete history and physical exam is necessary. Urodynamic and other imaging testing with fluoroscopy may assist in understanding how your bladder is emptying, and likely will improve your diagnosis. Treatments may include physical therapy, surgical interventions or medications.
If you think you have this issue, or are experiencing symptoms, please contact Cincinnati Urogynecology Associates at (513) 463-4300, or find a urogynecologist near you. We will work with you to determine the cause of your symptoms and find the right treatment plan to help you live your life to the fullest.