- Q How does the sacral nerve affect bladder control?
Dr. May Wakamatsu, Obstetrics & GynecologyWithout your awareness, there is a constant loop of communication between your bladder and one of your lower spinal nerves (the third sacral nerve). About six times per second, the sacral nerve sends an impulse to the bladder to remind it "don't... Full Answer
- Q How is overactive bladder diagnosed?
In the diagnosis of overactive bladder, the doctor may start by asking you about your symptoms and medical history. You may then have a physical exam with attention to your genital region and abdomen. You may have to give a urine sample which can be... Full Answer