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Is it possible to develop stress incontinence from an appendectomy

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Doubt: An uneventful appedectomy should not have any effect on the urinary systems. On the contrary obstetric trauma e.g. Childbirth could cause stress incon ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I can't think of a mechanism that would cause stress incontinence from an appendectomy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tucker Kueny
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikley: The most common risk factors for stress incontinence (sui) are having vaginal deliveries, chronic coughing or straining, and being overweight. Family ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience in Urology
Urge: Incontinence most likely. Stress incontinence is the cough, sneeze, laugh, activity induced urine leakage.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, from childbirth: As a result of a vaginal delivery which over-stretches the pelvic floor muscles.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
BLADDER INFECTION: Any manipulation of the vagina and urethra can predispose one to a bladder infection. Even tampon use can do it. Good bladder hygiene is key to keepin ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Under proper: Precautions it is rare to get an infection, unfortunately orthopedic infections can be difficult to treat and any graft may have to be removed
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
No: But exercises that increase the pressure in your abdomen (crunches) may exacerbate the symptoms of your hernia.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
21 years experience in Cardiology
Unlikely: Hand pain is not a cause of a heart attack or stroke. It can be a symptom but unlikely to be a cause.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Incarcerated Hernia: Hernias can cause bowel obstructions if a loop of intestine is "incarcerated" (stuck) within the hernia. In its most extreme form, it is associated w/ ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
UTI: Uti is seldom caused by sexual activity anywhere, and the shower is no different. Women may get slight swelling of the urethra (tube from bladder out) ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
It is not totally: unknown, but highly genetic and severely worsened by obesity. It is not sudden, but develops slowly and may resolve somewhat during middle age.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Urban legend: However, some people are exquisitely sensitive to very small amounts of peanuts and sometimes others.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pancreatitis: A viral infection by itself can cause pancreatitis. The severity is variable. Trauma to the upper abdomen can also cause pancreatitis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
It is trauma: Howecer, i think younger asking if it causes unintended trauma or damage. The answer is that is very u likely in experienced hands. So rest assured an ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Mandell
15 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Yes: Acute stress disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression can all occur following a traumatic experience or injury.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
I have never : Heard of splenic enlargement or rupture due to emotional stress.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Luntz
28 years experience in Urology
Overflow incontinenc: Before doing a procedure to improve your quality of life, your bladder function needs to be studied to insure there is nothing going on that will nega ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possibly: Straining of any kind including constipation or difficulty urinating, can cause increased shunting of blood to the pelvis and engorgement of the hemor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Orgasm: menopausal symptoms of vaginal dryness and lowered libido can interfere with enjoyment of intercourse but do not prevent orgasm
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Blindness due to a very severe psychological trauma is a rare possibility.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Flatulence: Flatulence is caused by gases created from the digestion of food. I am not sure what you think or why you are asking if surgery can cure flatulence.
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