(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.
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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. Children’s Hospital Boston website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site1348/mainpageS1348P0.html . Accessed June 25, 2013.
Neurogenic bladder. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin website. Available at: http://www.chw.org/display/PPF/DocID/22629/router.asp . 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: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 03/2013
- Update Date: 03/01/2013