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Crystal Meth And Urinary Incontinence
See a gynecologist: Urinary incontinence is very common and there are many treatments available. The treatment depends on the cause of the leaking. Newer treatment available over the last few years are highly successful. Your gynecologist can do the necessary testing or refer you to someone who can more completely evaluate your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. Reflecting the ...Read more
If you are leaking urine....then you are incontinent.
Sometimes it can be hard to tell if it is urine or a heavy vaginal discharge. You can try a pad test. Get AZO over the counter. It turns urine orange (it will also stain other bodily fluids but not as much as urine). Wear a pad. Look at the pattern of orange staining on the pad. If bright orange then most likely urine. ...Read more
It (UI) may be...: ...defined as unwanted involuntary urine leakage at wrong time in wrong place under wrong circumstance leading to annoying daily life, which may be classified as stress UI, urge UI, mixed UI, overflow UI, ... More on urination/incontinence? Go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. ...Read more
Many options: Depend on types of incontinence. Stress incontinence (sui) options are pelvic muscle exercise (pelvic floor physical therapy), pessary, medication, radiofrequency and outpatient surgery. Urge incontinence options are behavioral therapy, bladder training, medication, injections of Botox into the bladder muscle and neuromodulation (at the ankle -posterior tibial nerve, or implanted device at sacrum). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See urologist: Needs special urological evalation and tests. Depending on the details, urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, accurate urination diary, possibly neurological evaluation. It is a long subject and depends whether you are referring to true incontinence or just urgency. It may be something very simple or more involved. A urological evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Kegels: Kegel exercises which contract the muscles used to start and stop the urine stream increase the strength of the pelvic floor muscles which support the bladder. This helps prevent the most common type of incontinence where control is lost with an increase in abdominal pressure (such as with a cough or sneeze) called stress incontinence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are several options, depending on the problem. A cunningham clamp is placed on the penis and only opened when ready to urinate. Certain medications can help. A condom catheter is also effective where one urinates into a bag via a special condom. As a last resort, a urethral catheter or suprapubic catheter may be placed but these have increased complication rates, especially with infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leak w/pressure: Stress incontinence is due to a combination of weak ligaments and weak pelvic muscles. Commonly associated w/weakness caused by vaginal childbirth but can occur in women who've not given birth. The most common treatments are kegels or pelvic muscle exercise. Muscles can be too weak to exercise on your own; pelvic floor pt is the best method. Minimally invasive surgery can restore ligament support. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Stress incontinence: While many procedures and devices have come along for stress incontinence (i have tried them all as a urologist) the gold standard remains the mid-urethral sling. Peri-urethral bulking agents may help some temporarily. Renessa and other gimmicks done in the office have failed miserably for most women. This is a years old device being re-introduced to a new generation of doctors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, but common: When one is chronically constipated, bladder symptoms are common, including urinary tract infection (uti), urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urinary incontinence. Often, treating the constipation is the best way to improve bladder control. Further, urinary incontinence can be difficult to treat if constipation continues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A urethral sling:
Is a thin strip of mesh that is used to support only the urethra. This particular use of mesh has been very thoroughly studied and has a low (NOT zero) risk of serious complications and a high (85-90% in most cases) success rate.
If your surgeon is experienced with these devices and you have been properly evaluated, it is a reasonable recommendation.
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I have a urinary diverticulum, is that what causes my urinary incontinence. Should I get the diverticulum checked by a doctor?
Yes: The symptoms of a urethral Diverticulum can be subtle, but classically involve incontinence, burning with urination, and pain with intercourse. Often women will also experience recurrent infections. Surgery to remove the Diverticulum is the only option to resolve the issue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urinary incontinence and pelvic pain. Urologist can't detect issues. Light dribble during the day. Heavy at night. Don't feel it.
What can I do if I've developed urinary incontinence and a possible intestinal tear from my bladder through the anus? If that's possible?
See a urologist:
Recommend seeing a urologist for further work up.
There are many different conditions that can cause urinary incontinence. However you would be severely ill if you had an intestinal tear or bladder tear. If you are experience any symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting lightheadedness, fever, fainting......go to ER ...Read more
25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence. Done kegals and bladder training. Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.
See your doctor!: Lots of new and exciting treatments now are available for different types of incontinence -- outpatient, one-stitch sling procedures to cure stress (cough, sneeze) incontinence; new, effective medications with fewer side effects to treat oab (over-active bladder); and newer, more accurate, in-office testing to confirm the diagnosis and the right treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I checked UTI and it is no more. But still I am not fine. I think I have urinary incontinence because I have symptoms of it like urge to urinate.
Incontinence = wet: Wetting before U can get to the bathroom is urge incontinence. Urgency by itself does not = incontinence. Urgency continuing after a UTI is not uncommon. However, should not persist beyond a few days. Your Dr. Could prescribe some bladder "relaxation" medication if symptom persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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