The purpose of the male bladder is to store urine until a man chooses to urinate. During urination, urine passes from the bladder to the urethra, which is a tube that runs through the penis. The male urethra is much long... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

Symptoms of male bladder cancer include blood in the urine visible to the naked eye, urinary burning, increased urgency to go and increased frequency of urination, according to Harvard University. Men who have these symp... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Some common male bladder problems include kidney stones that pass through the bladder, prostate enlargement that causes benign prostatic hyperplasia or narrowed urine stream, and urinary incontinence, according to WebMD.... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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The female and male bladders are approximately the same size and have a similar capacity of about 2 cups of urine, according to Dr Oz. The primary differences between the male and female bladder include shape and locatio... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

According to the Encyclopedia Brittanica, the function of the renal papilla is to carry urine from the outer kidney, where urine is produced, to the calyces, where urine collects before being transported to the bladder v... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

A dropped bladder, also known as a cystocele or bladder prolapse, is the sagging or dropping of the bladder into the vagina, according to the Urology Care Foundation. This happens when the supportive muscles in the pelvi... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

The bladder is a muscular sac located in the pelvis, slightly above the pubic bone, according to WebMD. It is connected to the kidneys by two tubes known as ureters and rids the body of urine through the urethra. More » Science Human Anatomy Organs