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Why doesn't the bladder sling surgery work for me?

Why doesn't the bladder sling surgery work for me?

Talk to your MD: Only your physician can answer with out knowing all facts, may have dysfunctional bladder, or problem in the spine etc. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

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


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What other options would i have for stress incontinence since the bladder sling didn't work for me? It actually made it worse

What other options would i have for stress incontinence since the bladder sling didn't work for me? It actually made it worse

Urogynecologist: Generally sling procedures are very effective in treating stress incontinence. Assuming simple measures such as Kegal excercises haven't been effective, you should seek evaluation by a certified Urogynecologist and have a complete work up including a urodynamic study. ...Read more

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I have non bacterial prostate pain for 2 years. What can I take against the sharp pain around the bladder. Normal pain killers don't work?

I have non bacterial prostate pain for 2 years. What can I take against the sharp pain around the bladder. Normal pain killers don't work?

Men's Health : Alpha blockers (e.g. Tamsulosin), 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor (e.g. Finasteride) are the most efficacious medications for treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Nsaids, prednisone, medications for neuropathic pain (e.g. Pregabalin) & phytotherapies such as cernilton (pollen extract) and quercetin (bioflavonoid) may also be effective. Discuss other options with urologist. ...Read more

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Is the penis pulled to reattach the urethra to the bladder during prostectomy? I have painful penis in a.M. And all day soreness.Tylenol&percs no work

Is the penis pulled to reattach the urethra to the bladder during prostectomy? I have painful penis in a.M. And all day soreness.Tylenol&percs no work

After Prostatectomy: During surgery to remove the prostate, the bladder neck and urethra above the sphincter are sewn together. Reduction in penile length post-op comes partly from contraction in this area. Nerve sparing or resection results in decreased blood flow to the penis. The former eventually resolves, the latter rarely so. If you are recently post-op (< 3 mos) then nsaids like aleve (naproxen) should help. Ask your md. ...Read more

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The ER @hospitlal said blood work came out fine.But i feel hot/heat like on the bladder, is this due to big fibroids i ve?Can they be cancerous?Help me

The ER @hospitlal said blood work came out fine.But i feel hot/heat like on the bladder, is this due to big fibroids i ve?Can they be cancerous?Help me

Obgyn visit: You will need to schedule a visit with an Obgyn who can evaluate the testing done at the hospital. The size, location and number of fibroids can be factored in to your symptoms to determine if treatment is warranted. Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. ...Read more

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What is fulguration for tumors in the bladder?

What is fulguration for tumors in the bladder?

Destruction: This is a process where a urologist will destroy and cauterize lesions within the bladder to treat visible lesions. These lesions may be causing problems such as bleeding or may be a small tumor or irregularity seen within the bladder with cystoscopy (a telescope used to look into the bladder). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pallimona in the bladder? What is it actually?

What is the treatment for pallimona in the bladder? What is it actually?

Further info needed: Are you referring to a test result. Lay reference to papillomaviral: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/human_papillomavirus. ...Read more

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Can ecoli in the bladder spread?

Can ecoli in the bladder spread?

Yes: If left untreated it can spread up to the kidney and occasionally to the blood stream (more common in older or immunodeficiency patients) ...Read more