Neurogenic Bladder Health Condition

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna - Published on 2022-01-25


 Neurogenic bladder is a collective term used to describe different kinds of urinary health problems in people who suffer from loss of bladder control. Urinary malfunction could be caused due to spinal cord, brain, or nerve-related disorders. 

The primary purpose of the urinary bladder is to store urine and expel it in a controlled manner. This coordinated function is duly regulated by both the peripheral and the central nervous systems. 

Causes Contributing to Neurogenic Bladder 

  • Congenital birth defects 
  • Chronic cerebral palsy
  • Medical conditions such as stroke or Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Spinal cord injuries 
  • Spinal surgery complications 
  • Accidental trauma 
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Tumors affecting the central nervous system-related
  • Heavy metal poisoning 

Symptoms of Neurogenic Bladder

  • The inability to control urination
  • Weak urinary system
  • Increased frequency of urination 
  • The urgent need to urinate immediately
  • Pain urination indicating urinary tract infection 

Tests & Diagnosis 

Neurogenic bladder doctors in Dubai may conduct tests related to the bladder and the nervous system. Tests may involve cystoscopy, urodynamic studies, X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. Patients can visit reputed hospitals in Dubai to conduct diagnostic tests. 

Neurogenic Bladder Treatment

Inserting catheter tubes through the urethra and bladder for urine drainage is one of the treatment methods. Other than that, urologists in Dubai can give prescription medications to improve bladder function (both overactive and underactive bladder). Surgery and injections can also be recommended for treating urinary conditions. You can approach specialists at ِAmerican Hospital in Dubai or neurogenic bladder health practitioners at Al Zahra hospital for detailed diagnostic treatment and gain support in making healthy lifestyle changes. 

You can now choose online booking based on the profile of a selected doctor at DoctorUna, the biggest medical search engine platform in the Middle East. You can also schedule a same-day appointment through telehealth services. DoctorUna can also help you to visit urologists in Dubai who accept medical insurance by providing you with an insurance filter.webp?cache=1?cache=1?cache=1age. Book your appointment at the earliest! 


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