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Is it safe to have botox for interstitial cystitis?

Is it safe to have botox for interstitial cystitis?

Botox is not a: Common treatment for ic. You and your urologist or urogyn should make sure you have tried most other more typical ic treatments before resorting to botox. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Can botox really help with cystitis?

Can botox really help with cystitis?

Not directly: Not if u have normal bladder function, there is no reason why it should and would be contraindicated. Botox is injected via a cystoscope which like Botox itself is not advisable in presence of cystitis. It can might help patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction to facilitate bladder emptying and thus risk of utis or speed up recovery after a uti. ...Read more

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What is bladder botox? How does it work? And help with interstitual cystitis? My dr mentioned it but didnt explain

What is bladder botox? How does it work? And help with interstitual cystitis? My dr mentioned it but didnt explain

Muscles.: It works by inhibiting the nerve impulses going to your bladder, that are causing spasms your bladder.your bladder thus and the symptoms go away. ...Read more

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Can interstitial cystitis symptoms be worsened by fibromyalgia? I was going to get botox treatment, but can't, any ideas to help other than diet

Can interstitial cystitis symptoms be worsened by fibromyalgia? I was going to get botox treatment, but can't, any ideas to help other than diet

Yes; associated: ? If Fibromyalgia, FM, worsens Interstitial Cystitis, IC. Urinary frequency & urgency, aka IC, common symptoms of FM, wherein pelvic girdle sacroiliac joint subluxation impinges overlying presacral neural plexus/parasympathetic nerves responsible for urinary bladder smooth muscle contraction & bladder evacuation. Rational therapy of IC includes pelvic girdle stabilization via Prolotherapy/fusion. ...Read more

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I have interstitial cystitis..having bladder botox with a cystocopy..Will I be in pain after surgery?Why am I being put to sleep?What should I expect?

I have interstitial cystitis..having bladder botox with a cystocopy..Will I be in pain after surgery?Why am I being put to sleep?What should I expect?

All good questions: You have all good questions that your surgeon should be answering PRIOR to scheduling the cystoscopy. Get answers from the surgeon BEFORE you have the procedure if necessary have a pre procedure consultation prior to signing an consent. ...Read more

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Is botox safe?

Yes: Botox has been used for years in many medical applications. The amount of Botox used for the typical cosmetic treatment of moderate expression lines of the face is 1/10 to 1/3 the amount used in other medical conditions. The biggest contraindications for the general healthy public include pregnancy and breast feeding or active infection at the site of treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is botox safe?

Is botox safe?

Yes: Like any product, its safety of the is dependent upon and responsive to the person administering it & it's quality. Botox is a purified protein that alters the muscles ability to cause lines and deep wrinkles around the outer eyes and forehead. Choose a physician wisely and do not go overboard with removing all lines or wrinkles. Animation is good! Be smart! www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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Is botox good?

Is botox good?

Yes: Botox is a purified protein that is used to soften wrinkles of the forehead and those on the outer lids (crows feet). Ideally, the muscular motion that contribute to these lines will be softened leaving a relaxed and pretty appearance. Good Botox should still allow some animation. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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How could i get botox..?

From your Doctor: Botox is a substance that requires not only a doctor's prescription, but for a certified medical person to give the injection. The injector should understand facial anatomy - that's why i give my patients the injections myself. Other offices allow their nurses to give it. The bottom line is that when given correctly, it is both safe and effective for control of facial lines and wrinkles. ...Read more

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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more