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How is Neurogenic Bladder Treated? (OAB and UAB)

Neurogenic bladder is a serious condition, but when it is watched closely and treated the best way, patients can see large improvements in their quality of life.

Specific treatment for neurogenic bladder will be decided by your health care provider based on:

  • your age, overall health and medical history
  • the cause of the nerve damage
  • the type of symptoms
  • the severity of symptoms
  • your tolerance for certain drugs, procedures or therapies
  • their expectations for the course of the condition

There is some overlap in the treatment of overactive and underactive bladder, as shown below in bold.

The Bottom Line:  What Can I Do?

Neurogenic bladder can be a lot to handle. Talk to your health care provider about any symptoms you have. Find out what can be done to manage your symptoms. When given treatment choices, think about what will work best for you and your lifestyle.