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How Long Does Back Pain Associated With Urinary Incontinence Last
I have urinary incontinence lower back pain and feel like I have to urinate frequently defecateing and coughing up blood. What are the pos?
Go to the hospital: This could be a vast number of things. The incontinence and back pain could be anything from cauda equina syndrome to an abdominal mass, and with coughing up blood, it is even more concerning. I urge you to go to the er. If it is cauda equine, it is a surgical emergency, but this would not cause coughing up of blood. Have you been taking nsaids for your back? These can cause ulcers too. Go to er. ...Read more
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
For a long time I have had back pain cloudy urine urinary urgency leaking urine cuz i don't make it to toilet. Lately i don't feel when i leak or pee?
I have urinary incontinence from last 20 years.Previously it was less common but now days it happening after every 2 days.I have gastric acidity too.?
It is very common: Incontinence is more common as you age. The most likely causes are spasms of the bladder and anatomic mobility. An evaluation by your gyn is important to determine the cause and method of treatment. You do not have to live with it. Treatments include medication, exercises and sometime surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of procedure(s) can correct urinary incontinence if Oxybutin doesn't work? Can't hold my bladder long enough to make it to bathroom.
If you have urinary incontinence when sneezing or coughing is that from being overweight or too much caffeine? i am only 24 and have for long time.
It could be: You should at your young age of 24 see a gynecologist or urologist to check that the valves that normally seal off leakage are normal. Meanwhile, try to lose weight, cut down on caffeine (which is a diuretic), and try doing Kegel exercises to increase the strength of those muscles. ...Read more
Last week my father just passed away.Can i ask doctor for reason?Before he pass away, he felt headache, then hard to breath and urinary incontinence.Thx
So sorry: For your loss. This is a difficult time. You absolutely can and should ask your father's physicians what happened so you can come to closure with that. Keep on mind that they won't always know for sure but they should tell you what they do know. Also keep in mind that whoever is considered "next of kin" (usually his wife - who may be your mom) may need to give the doctors permission to tell you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have back pain cloudy urine frequent urination sometimes urinary urgency leaking urine that i can't feel coming out and i don't really feel myself pee?
No: Stress in terms of urinary incontinence usually refers to sui (stress urinary incontinence) which is when urine involuntarily escapes from the bladder during physical maneuvers which place added mechanical pressure on the bladder. These include coughing, sneezing, laughing, trampoline, jumping, heavy lifting, sports such as running, tennis, golf, aerobics. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: All the cities have specialists in urology and urogynecology that can help treat your condition. Is it stress, urge, neurogenic, mixed incontinence. Stress in continence can be treated with bladder training or with surgical therapy. Urge incontinence can also be treated with biofeedback or medications . I would put our san antonio providers up against any in the country or elsewhere in texas. ...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
Physical stress: The term "stress" incontinence has nothing to do with emotional stress but instead means physical stress in the abdomen which increases bladder pressures and causes sudden episodes of leakage. Typical examples are leak with cough, sneeze, jump, lifting, or even getting up out of a chair. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Urodynamics: We do a urodynamic test on all women reporting urinary incontinence that is bothersome. Frequently there is anatomic problems from childbearing that are mixed with bladder muscle spasm as the cause. The anatomy can be fixed, yet muscle problems may remain. They respond to physical therapy, neocontrol treatment. Medications can help but only treat symptoms rather than fixing the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 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
Also depends: Risk of any surgery depends on age and other health conditions. Older and more health issues, higher the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death. With incontinence surgery, specifically, injury to bladder, ureter, bowel and blood vessels. Infection, blood transfusion, though rare. Urine retention, "can't pee". These are a few, the consent form is a full page, small print. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: There are of course different type of prostate surgery. Postate removal for cancer has a severe incontinence rate of 3-5% and a mild to moderate incontinence rate of 10-15%. Both are very treatable in hands of surgeons who treat this often. Prostate scraping and laser treatments for benign disease rarely lead to incontinenece buts is also very treatable. Bottom line:it happens and is treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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