Neurogenic Bladder -- Child
(Bladder, Neurogenic—Child; Neurogenic Incontinence—Child; Incontinence, Neurogenic—Child)
- Bladder empties too often
- Incontinence—bladder empties at the wrong time.
- Urinary retention—unable to completely empty the urine
- Urine leaks out of the overfilled bladder
|Bladder With Nerves, Female|
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- Small amount of urine
- Frequent urination
- Dribbling urine
- Inability to feel that the bladder is full
- Straining during urination
- Inability to urinate
- Overflow of urine from a full bladder
- Painful urination
- Urinary tract infection
- Kidney injury from urine backing up into the bladder
- Kidney stones
- Urinalysis—test of the urine to look for evidence of infection or kidney problems
- Blood tests—to look for evidence of kidney problems
- Bladder function tests—to measure how well the muscles of the bladder respond to filling and emptying
National Association for Continence http://www.nafc.org
Urology Care Foundation http://www.urologyhealth.org
BC Health Guide http://www.bchealthguide.org
Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization http://www.csro.com
Neurogenic bladder. Boston Children’s Hospital website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/neurogenic-bladder. Accessed June 25, 2013.
Neurogenic bladder. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin website. Available at: http://www.chw.org/medical-care/urology/urology-overview/neurogenic-bladder. Accessed June 25, 2013.
Neurogenic bladder. Urology Care Foundation website. Available at: http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=9. Accessed June 25, 2013.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 01/2015 -
- Update Date: 05/05/2014 -