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How Long Does Incontinence Last After Green Light Surgery For Bph
My father Inlaw recently had a surgery for an enlarged prostate and has been experiencing incontinence ever since, what can be done to correct this?
First inform surgeon: The problem may be transitory. In any event the surgeon needs to know so he can address the problem. ...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
Don't think time: Matters. Best to check with your urologist. ...Read more
Can masturbating too often (for years on end) cause stress incontinence and/or BPH? I know I have the first one and I suspect the second.
Taking Bicalutamide is a part of total medical castration for prostate cancer control and has no negative impact to urination, especially after pvp, so its use and u-retention are not related.
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Doing the Kegel exercises to strengthen the bladder sphincter muscle after Prostate surgery, how long should it take until urinary incontinence stops?
Here are some...: Kegel exercise may help regain the strength & function of urinary sphincter but not the sole factor for restoring it; age, health, and resultant scar & injury to the sphincter together play an important role in the post-op u-incontinence. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely for individual details timely. ...Read more
TUMT for benign enlarged prostate had no post erection, incontinence or other side effect. Worked great. Why, then, would a patient want a laser vp?
Choice: Everyone is different and not one procedure is right for everyone and not every person has the same side effects or complications as others. ...Read more
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 more
Yes: Male slings have been shown to be of great assistance in helping men with certain types of incontinence after prostate surgery. I suggest you talk to the urologist who performed the prostatectomy or find one of the younger robotic trained urologists who might be more aware of new technology to help with incontinence after prostatectomy. ...Read more
Wife has urinary incontinence, and won't have minor surgery to fix it. What could happen if untreated?
Will remain wet: It's her body. Shame not to have it corrected. Will she at least consult with an url-gynecologist or urologist. Suspension procedures are fairly minor ; done on an outpatient basis. ...Read more
Is bladder sling surgery for incontinence usually outpatient surgery or does it usually require a hospital stay?
Here are some...: An eventful bladder sling procedures can be done as outpatients for most cases, but final decision is reached through joint effort between patients & surgeons reflecting the level of professional proficiency, confidence, and patient's expectation and coping ability. Hence, ask and talk with your surgeon as the most reasonable way to gain reasonable answer. ...Read more
Should pt/pelvic floor training always be tried before doing surgery for grade 2 prolapses and stress incontinence?
Not necessarily: Pelvic muscle training using biofeedback and electrical stimulation therapy can be a very effective treatment for incontinence. It is not likely to resolve your prolapse issues but may decrease the symptoms related to prolapse. The final decision to try this treatment should be based on your specific symptoms and a discussion of pros and cons with your surgeon. You may avoid surgery altogether. ...Read more
I had bladder surgery a week ago. (tape) for stress incontinence. I am now having pain in my groin. Could there be a connection?
A week ago had a tvto (?) Surgery for bladder incontinence I am now starting to experience some vaginal itching and soreness. Suggestions?
Vaginal itching: Hello. Thank you for this question. Due to the procedure you had and need to prepare the operating area for sterility, you may be experiencing a yeast infection. I recommend contacting your surgeon as he/she will best know what antibiotics and preparation measures were taken before the procedure. A simple single dose medicine called diflucan (fluconazole) may be used to treat. ...Read more
I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse. Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time? And can this happen over and over?
Depends: Surgical skill is important, but you're underlining condition is a problem. Did you go for 2 nd opinion. What is the success rate of this surgeon with other patients? ...Read more
3 years ago I had a surgery that consisted of bladder sling with mesh. The surgery didn't work, I'm still incontinence lately when I have sex I bleed what is wrong?
Cant say: Need an exam by an urogynecologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have fecal/mucus incontinence after injury, yet doctors don't want to perform surgery or do manometry testing. Why not?
Need for info: I do not have enough details to answer your question. ...Read more
I'm having stress incontinence and rectocele repair surgery as back-to-back procedures. What can I expect afterwards. Can you explain the procedures?
Is it possible to have a surgery to keep the urethra open permanently for someone who has overflow incontinence instead of using a catheter 24/7?
Need more info: You need to give us the cause of your OVERFLOW incontinence. If the bledder is permanently full both kidneys will eventually be damaged. No surgeon will place a sling because the bladder will still be full. You are only 20. Have you had spinal cord injury?? What medications are you on? Wish you the best. ...Read more
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Avoid irritants: While I don't believe there are any specific recommendations, prudent advice would be to avoid those substances known to be bladder irritants. Irritating liquids include coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, alcohol, citrus & cranberry juices. Spicy foods, tomatoes & tomato products, chocolate, processed meats and fish, soy products, aged cheeses, some condiments and nuts may also be irritants. ...Read more
I have BPH and just got tumt surgery 1 week ago, i still have problems urinating. I and self cathering, I am taking alfuzosin and cialis.?
Is retrograde ejaculation an outcome of the evolve BPH laser surgery, or just a possible side effect? If so what are the chances? Of it happening?
See below: Retrograde ejaculation is a common side effect of all bladder outlet procedures designed to improve flow of urine that has been impaired by enlarged prostate. It is slightly less common in some newer procedures like laser and microwave therapy, but is still possible. Importantly, even man who experience this side effect have a normal sensation of orgasm, just little/no ejaculation. ...Read more
Can surgery fix my urine incontinence? I have had no luck fixing my urine problems. Is there a surgery that will cure me of my incontinence?
Several: see below.: Risks of rectal prolapse surgery depend on approach: surgery through the perineum, or bottom, has few risks, but a higher recurrence rate. Abdominal approach has risks common to abdominal surgery (bleeding, infection, wound problems, adhesions etc) but a lower ecurrence rate. Most people note worsened continence after prolapse repair: most improve, but the degree of improvement varies. ...Read more
BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more
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