A 41-year-old member asked:
what's to be expected? might using an indwelling catheter and alpha blocker muscle relaxer cause incontinence?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Krick answered
35 years experience Urology
Incontinence: Having a urinary catheter in place does not cause incontinence once its removed, assuming it was for a short term only. Use of Alpha blocker therapy can relax the bladder neck and urinary sphincter but doesn't typically doesn't promote incontinence. Would definitely recommend you have cystoscopy and possibly urodynamic studies by a urologist.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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