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Exercises For A Prolapsed Bladder
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
See below: A bladder sling is used to treat stress urinary incontinence in women and is usually made of a strip of surgical mesh, or less often autologous fascia, usually inserted through one vaginal incision and two small abdominal incisions. Bladder suspension refers to surgery that helps place a sagging bladder back into its normal position using adjacent autologous fascia, or less often transvaginal mesh ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Pelvic floor muscle exercise for men with stress u-incontinence after radical prostatectomy is same as that for women, i.e., Kegel exercise. But, how to do it correctly may be an issue, and it should be done by learning how to isolate the perineal / pelvic floor muscles around the urethra. If doing it correctly, one should not see much movement in the abdominal muscles. ...Read more
I've already seen a urologist for urinary I continence, but can pelvic floor exercises strengthen my pelvis or bladder to make things normal again?
They can help.: Pelvic floor exercises, specifically Kegel exercises can definitely help many causes of urinary incontinence, though making things "normal" again depends on the cause and severity of your incontinence. Please check out these links to learn more: http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/kegel-exercises-topic-overview http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-2004 ...Read more
Prostate: Kegels, but check with urologist 1st.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pelvic Floor Rehab: A specialized physical therapy rehab program usually performed by female physical therapists for female patients. The therapists have specialized training to identify insufficient muscle strength or muscle coordination. The use of deep heat modalities may help if increased tone of muscles that are not coordinated. Biofeedback allow you to understand which exercises fire which muscles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a c-section a better alternative for women with an overactive bladder? No incontinence, just overactive.
Toilet training myself for incontinence with scheduled voiding, kegels, etc. Isnt there a surgical fix?
Support surgery: Sacrocolpopexy is a surgery that supports the vagina using mesh. The mesh is connected to the sacrum, which is the back part of the pelvis and the lowest portion of the spinal column. The surgery can be done laparoscopically, usually with robotic assistance. It can also be done through an open incision, such as the one used for a c-section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: While kegel exercises help you tone the muscles that control the outflow of urine from your bladder, they don't cause you to incompletely empty it. Bladder infections are caused by bacteria in your vagina with its close proximity to your urethra gain entrance into the bladder (for example during intercourse). So one thing you can do is void after sex. Also try taking cranberry extract regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many options.: Observation - a cystocele does not necessarily need to be treated. Pessary - a pessary is a device that can be inserted into the vagina to support the bladder or any other organ that is dropping. Surgery - there are a variety of surgeries that can be used to repair cystocele. Consult with your doctor to determine which procedure would be best suited for your particular problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general which has a longer recovery time a robotic hysterectomy or a bladder sling WITH a recocele repair with out mesh for the recocele?
Pain: Generally, slings and minimally invasive hysterectomies, such as robotic, result in very little pain post-operatively. Rectocele repairs are variable from person to person but this usually results in more pain than either of the 2 above. Usually, after a couple of weeks, this pain will resolve also but initially, rectocele repair is usually more painful than robotic hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can u "over do it" with sex? Is there a non surgical answer besides a pessary for prolapsed uterus?
Not really. Yes.: You can't really "over do it" with sex. Their are other options for prolapse in some cases. If the prolapse is mild then you could try pelvic muscle rehab with biofeedback and electrical stimulation. If your prolapse is more advanced then surgery or pessary are your best options. You could choose to do nothing depending on severity of symptoms. ...Read more
How can a doctor tell whether urinary urgency/slight incontinence , is from kidney stones or weak pelvic muscles versus my cervical spine issues?
Here are some ...: The combination of professional education, training, and practice enables Doc to discern what a clinical condition may and decide what studies may be required to confirm Dx and propose Rx/care. Are Doc right all the time? No, but right most of times. To help Doc & self, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of Sx over time to Doc for analysis + exam + tests ...Read more
Very: Surgery for pelvic prolapse done by a well trained specialist has a high degree of success and a somewhat predictable rate of long term failure or recurrence. The key is good training and ongoing volume and surgery chosen that is applicable to the patient's specific prolapse problem(s). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But u can have that surgery done at the same time, if gyn is doing the incontinence surg then the gyn can do the other but the incon. Will be covered by insurance the other one may not be, so u would have to check that out before surgery, if a urologist is doing the incon. Surgery, then u would need a gyn also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cystocele repair surgery 2 years ago and urinary rention ever since. what is the best treatment for underactive detrusor muscle other than catheters?
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