Medications may help manage your symptoms. Your doctor may recommend:
Your doctor may refer you someone who has been trained to help people manage bladder problems. Skills or techniques you may learn include:
Learn to recognize the symptoms of urinary infections, such as burning when you urinate, fever, low back pain on one side, and a more frequent need to urinate.
Some people may need to use a urinary catheter. This is a thin tube that is inserted into your bladder:
Sometimes surgery is needed. Surgeries for neurogenic bladder include:
Call you health care provider if you:
Wein AJ. Lower urinary tract dysfunction in neurologic injury and disease. In: Wein AJ, ed. Campbell-Walsh Urology. 9th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 59.
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