Bladder Problems

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient.co.uk

Has a variety of information leaflets on Bladder problems.

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Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation is a UK charity providing information and support for people with bladder and bowel disorders, their carers, families and healthcare professionals.

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Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation

Information and support for people with any kind of cystitis including Interstitial Cystitis.

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Wessex Urology Support Group

Aims to relieve, assist and help persons who have undergone, or are about to undergo urological surgery for urinary diversion and to improve their quality of life and of those who care for them.

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UK Paruresis Trust

A registered UK charity which provides information about the condition paruresis. A phobia type condition causing an inability to urinate in the presence, real or perceived, of others. Common names for the condition are Shy Bladder, Bashful Bladder or Pee Shy. A medical description is Psychogenic Urinary Retention.

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Percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Bladder Problems in Children

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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Urinary Retention and Incontinence

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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London Urology Online

Straightforward details on a variety of urological topics, including bladder problems.

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Urinary catheterisation

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Bladder stones

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

See also the Patient.co.uk incontinence and urostomy pages.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.