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A 31-year-old male asked:

I been told now try botox injections in bladder as may be oab. what chance of this work? and chance of self cath? any advice for me having this?

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Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Botox: The active ingredient in Botox (there are a few strands of botulinum toxin on the market now) has just been approved for overactive bladder and has actually been used for quite a few years with great success. Only thing to keep in mind is that the effects do wear off after 6-8 months and there is always a possibility of side effects occurring. Hope that helps!
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