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Dr. Scott Beard

Urogynecology
Nevada, MO
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Nevada, MO

Address

627 South Ash St, Suite B, Nevada, MO
Directions

About

Bio

Dr Beard practices urogynecology in southwest MO. His practice focuses on pelvic reconstruciton, incontinence and pelvic pain. Recent areas of research include the use of vaginal mesh for repair of rectal prolapse and aerosolization of fecal bacteria as potential urogenital contaminant both presented at AUGS national convention.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urogynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

395 Answers
375 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Hemmorhoids too: There are much more comfortable and sanitary places to read. Sitting on the toilet spreads the cheeks and opens things up a bit so yes it can contribu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Agree: Some people like yourself are also predisposed to being 'skinny' and your excess calories will only accumulate at your waist, but as the doc mentioned... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Tge adnexar: Is the tissues in the area of the ovary, tube and mesosalpinx. They feel like there is a growth on your left ovary.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No: Not at all. It's an anti-muscarinic. It inhibits muscarinic nerve receptors in the bladder and other areas.
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Yes, but: Estrogen cream doesn't help prolapse ot helps urethral caruncles which usually only occur in post menopausal women and aren't prolapse.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No: Body fat will actually tend towards lowering testosterone.
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Most likely : If he went to high end clinic that does dna testing in office he could have gotten same day but probably not. If someone is positive the health dept ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Did u change: Diet? Stop caffiene and citrus. Avoid water pills/diuretics. Botox can work but has complications amd will have to be repeated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Diet, diet& diet: Mainly sticking to the diet. U can try Pyridium and prelief during flares, take zantac (ranitidine) and Tums regularly, elmirontherapy if indicated. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
How do we know: Its not ic- that's not an easy diagnosis, could be from c-section incision, could be painful bladder syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, would encoura... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Not directly: But obesity can. Caffiene can make cramps worse.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Agree with Dr C.M.: It can also cause overflow incontinence where leakage occurs because the bladder is always full. Overtime the bladder can dilate further and become no... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Just when jog?: Then cause of bouncing up and down just like the wt on ur bladder before the lbs lost. If at other times then could jsut be cause the bladder sphinct... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No normal: The vagina is not supposed to be "tight" it's good to have a strong pelvic floor as this can prevent prolapse and incontinence. Levels can be done to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Most yes: Some are removable by patients.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Yeast, friction: The ejaculate is not acidic and along with friction from itercourse can increase the yeast symptoms if maybe you had an early infection. If it goes aw... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Go to the doc: Their offices are usually aware of all possiblities for this. If none open to you, you can take out a home equity loan, talk to your financial adviso... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Yes!!!: Fashion rarely has to do with anything sensible. And our bodies were not designed to walk in high heals. It not only effects your feet, but your knee... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Probably: The vagina is supposed to make some secretions, and bacteria are supposed to be in the vagina.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
One or many?: One not really, many yes. Stop caffiene, cut down on acidic beverages (juice and soda pop) as these both further bladder irritation, also make sure s... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Time: They will heal with time, a protective cream may speed the process though. Make sure you are the only one using the cream and that you don't use elsew... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Use the oldr more: Invasive and less successful surgeries or temporary collagen injections. Lose weight and do pelvic floor therapy. Thin small strips of mesh are the go... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Which ones?: Which complications? That's liek asking what's the top reason for having car trouble? Risk factors in general are obesity, repeat c/s, poor surgical ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Risk factors: Assuming its cancer of the lining (endometrial) of the uterus there are risk factors - obesity, smoking, diabetes- that you could work on controlling... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Normal: If no u/s has been done then its doubtful that cysts are the issue. You probably have pelvic pain, and ovaries make cysts - its what they are supposed... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
What surgery?: Would at least seek out another opinion, but would have to know a lot of detail.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No not a problem: If you are menopausal it could make things a bit difficult, a premarital gyn exam and possible estrogen cream to help with vaginal elasticity may be i... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
6 star?: Not a good idea. That's also one of the longest flights u can take.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Normal no common Yes: Our first son did great and my wife bled for a week, there was a good heartbeat on ultrasound, but a blood clot the size of the entire pregnancy. Avo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
As long as needed: If the only reason u have frequency is drinking too much then the change will need to be permanent. If its while u are making other changes- stopping ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Early miscarriage: Period may be a few days late, but nothing exceptional would happen otherwise and no way of ever knowing as period can be late due to many factors.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
You bet: Its an easy and highly successful surgery. If the diagnosis has been confrimed with urodynamics the success rate is in the 90's.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Fistula?: Sometimes this is related to a connection between the vagina and rectum. This would be typically following obstetrical trauma (episiotomy or tear). M... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Sure: I'm assuming stress incontinence (leak when cough). If not severe sometimes a large tampon will give some releif. Collagen injections can help as ca... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Opening: The vagina is not supposed to be "tight" it's good to have a strong pelvic floor as this can prevent prolapse and incontinence. Kegels can be done to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No need: There's no point to this, apparently some tv or mag has made a big deal about a no brainer- don't worry, exercise, do kegels and be happy!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Diet: Diet and diet. Also stop smoking. U can try baking soda, prelief and zantac (ranitidine). You can also take a supplement called cysta-q. Anything els... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Overfilled bladder: That does not empty out at all or only partly . So like a full cup that fluid continues to flow into it run over. Medications, fallen bladder, nerve... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Incidence and: Severity increase with age usually.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
IC: They may be linked to interstial cystitis. Stop caffiene and acidic beverages.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Of course they are: Ovaries make. Cysts every month. The cysts release eggs so you can get pregnant. Occasionally they cause pain but not often.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Pressure: Not sharp pain unless it happened suddenly with heavy lifting or straining, more pressure as up on feet.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Sex dependent: If a male, the urethra is longer and has to hang down (not up an over the underwear) to help drain. A couple of kegles can help the urethra drain com... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Shrink but not lift: Breast feeding can result in the breasts shrinking somewhat over time but they will sag more.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Try this: Not likely ovulatory as that pain would stay on one side, although if consistently at the same time of month and only for 24-48 hours then maybe. Shi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
No: Kegels and stool softeners will help prevent from getting worse. If recent heavy lifting or pregnancy then it may heal somewhat. Avoid sitting in a cr... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Sleep apnea?: Snoring or pauses in breathing while sleeping could be signs of sleepa apnea, that or meds could cause you not to wake up or perceive that you need to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
STD: It means u have had sex with someone infected u will need antibiotic and partner will need to be treated. The health department will have to be notifi... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Several possibilitie: Interstitial cystitis would be at top if you have any pain -stop all caffiene, acidic beverages and juices. It may be stress incontinence as well and... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beard is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beard is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanx dr but I don't want to go through another surgery is there any other procedure to cure hydrosalphinx pl recommend. ..
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Thank u and God bless. Ob said not severe enough for surgery. I even have pics of it. She said keep pushn inside. I had hysterectomy 1984.
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Dr. Beard urologist said it wasn't IC but didn't do pelvic exam. He did blood test for herpes, which was negative, and sent me on my way:/

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Joplin, MO - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Joplin, MO - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Joplin, MO - Winter
2013
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