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I'm 48 what age do your bladder gets week?

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Hi' I need some help!! I've been struggling with having regular bowel movements it do not matter if I eat vegetables, fruit, fiber I always struggle with passing my bowels I drink plenty of water. My bowels are always hard and dry.I was passing my bowels every three days and I know that's not good now I'm only going once a week.. I only have a regular bowel movement if I take something.. A month ago I did a ten day cleanse all vegetables and fruit and water I could not understand why it took me a week to use the bathroom 'but' I still had to take a laxative.I've been going through this for over ten yrs now...I must have terrible doctors..their saying I'm fine but this is not fine.I'm now starting to have a problem with my bladder. I'm having a problem with holding my urine. When it's time to urinate I'm almost about to use it on myself. I'm 48 what age do your bladder gets week?

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replied February 25th, 2016
Urinary and Bladder Disorders Answer A56052
Seems like you have constipation and possibly urinary incontinence (stress incontinence).

You can seek over the counter laxatives to help with your constipation.

If your urinary issues are severe, it would be recommended to consult with your doctor and geta few tests including a ultrasound, which can help in proper assessment and further management.

I hope this helps.

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