Neurogenic bladder is a problem with how the bladder works because of a nerve problem. Problems may include:

  • 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.

Bladder With Nerves, Female
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Neurogenic bladder is caused by damage or injury to the nerves carrying messages between the bladder and the brain. The nerve damage makes it difficult to coordinate when the bladder should empty.