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How do doctors diagnose neurogenic bladder?

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If your doctor thinks you have neurogenic bladder, you'll get a physical exam. it also helps if you keep a diary about when you pee. Your doctor may also measure urine leakage, check your urine for signs of infection, look into your bladder with a camera (cystoscopy). You may also get tests including imaging tests such as X-ray or MRI; EEG or EMG tests.

SOURCES:

Columbia University Irving Medical Center: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

Urology Care Foundation: “What is Neurogenic Bladder?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “What is a neurogenic bladder?” "Cystography."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Bladder Control Problems & Nerve Disease.”

Merck Manuals: “Neurogenic Bladders.”

Cohen, S., Shlomo, R. , Springer International Publishing, 2016. Interpretation of Basic and Advanced Urodynamics

International Journal of Molecular Sciences: “Evaluation and Management of Neurogenic Bladder: What is New in China?”

UCLA Health, Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

University of Virginia Health System: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

National Association for Continence: “Can your diet affect your bladder or bowel control?”

International Urogynecology Journal Pelvic Floor Dysfunction : “Urodynamic Characterization of Obese Women with Urinary Incontinence Undergoing a Weight Loss Program."

My Health Alberta: "Bladder Augmentation: What to Expect at Home."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 21, 2019

SOURCES:

Columbia University Irving Medical Center: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

Urology Care Foundation: “What is Neurogenic Bladder?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “What is a neurogenic bladder?” "Cystography."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Bladder Control Problems & Nerve Disease.”

Merck Manuals: “Neurogenic Bladders.”

Cohen, S., Shlomo, R. , Springer International Publishing, 2016. Interpretation of Basic and Advanced Urodynamics

International Journal of Molecular Sciences: “Evaluation and Management of Neurogenic Bladder: What is New in China?”

UCLA Health, Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

University of Virginia Health System: “Neurogenic Bladder.”

National Association for Continence: “Can your diet affect your bladder or bowel control?”

International Urogynecology Journal Pelvic Floor Dysfunction : “Urodynamic Characterization of Obese Women with Urinary Incontinence Undergoing a Weight Loss Program."

My Health Alberta: "Bladder Augmentation: What to Expect at Home."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 21, 2019

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