What does a bladder spasm feel like? Bladder spasms can cause cramping, burning pain as your bladder muscles involuntarily contract, and you’ll likely also feel an urgent need to urinate. Bladder spasms happen suddenly and can cause urine to leak from the bladder, which is called urinary incontinence.
How does MS affect your bladder? Bladder dysfunction, which occurs in at least 80 percent of people with MS, happens when MS lesions block or delay transmission of nerve signals in areas of the central nervous system (CNS) that control the bladder and urinary sphincters.
What bladder issues do you have with MS? Types of Bladder Control Problems
There are a few versions that affect people with MS: Urinary urgency means you feel the need to pee often and urgently. The small “tickle” and feeling of pressure that help us know it’s time to head to the restroom are intense. Incontinence is the loss of bladder control.
How do I stop bladder spasms? Pelvic floor exercises (“Kegels”).
Kegels and other forms of physical therapy help strengthen the bladder and other muscles that help the body hold in urine. Kegels, combined with biofeedback, are often a good way to help reduce bladder spasms in children.