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an infection caused by pathogenic microorganisms of one or more structures of the urinary tract. Most common structure affected is the bladder.
inflammation of the bladder.
Overactive bladder is
involuntary contractions of the detrusor or bladder muscle. is estimated to affect more than 16 million individuals in the US.
Urinary urgency is
a strong and sudden desire to urinate. frequent urination throughout the day and night
Urge incontinence is
involuntary urination after sudden sensation to void.
inflammation of the prostate gland.
inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
inflammation of the urethra.
slows or retards the multiplication of bacteria. Nitrofurantoin.
painful or difficult urination.
excessive urination during the night.
Neurogenic bladder is
impaired bladder function cause by a nervous system abnormality, typically injury to the spinal cord.
Phenazopyridine is a
dye that exerts a topical analgesic effect on the lining of the urinary tract.