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Since my operation, I've been having very odd bladder sensations, varying from annoying to painful when I empty my bladder. What is going on?
It is not uncommon for the bladder to develop spasms post-op and range from feelings of the bladder being asleep and not willing to empty to pain during urination. Some women describe other bladder sensations that sound similar to a bladder infection.
Usually this is the bladder acting quirky from the surgical shock.
If your bladder spasms are painful and not decreasing in frequency, call your doctor. A medication can be prescribed to help stop the bladder spasms.
Of course, getting a urinary tract infection post-op isn't uncommon either.
When in doubt, call your doctor's office and ask the nurse.
This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.
04-12-2003 - 09:26 AM
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