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Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

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


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How long to recover from green light surgery of the prostate ?

How long to recover from green light surgery of the prostate ?

About. 6 weeks: You are probably referring to radio frequency procedure or laser. Typically the catheter is removed in 48-72 hours. The healing takes place in next 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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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.

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.

No such relationship: Masturbating is not harmful and has no long term harms like you have listed. If you have problems with urine control you have to look for another cause. if it is bothersome, you should seek advice from a urologist. ...Read more

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What are the odds of urinary retention taking bicalutimide right after green light surgery?

What  are the  odds of  urinary  retention taking  bicalutimide  right  after green light surgery?

Not related...: 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. If you wish to know more about prostate cancer, welcome to http://www.Formefirst.Com/freeinfoprostate.Html. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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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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?

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 your 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

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Is bladder sling surgery for incontinence usually outpatient surgery or does it usually require a hospital stay?

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

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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

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Do people get fecal incontinence after hemorrhoid surgery?

Do people get fecal incontinence after hemorrhoid surgery?

Hemorrhoid complicat: One of the complications of hemorrhoid surgery is incontinence to feces or gas. This occurs if the muscles of the anal sphincter are excessively stretched or cut during the surgery. The incontinence may be temporary or permanent depending on the type of injury. ...Read more

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Will surgery for incontinence also tighten vagina?

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 more

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How effective is BPH surgery and dealing with urination problems?

How effective is BPH surgery and dealing with urination problems?

TURP: Surgery by way of turp, photo vaporization of the prostate or plasma vaporization of the prostate, is the most effective way to improve BPH related luts(lower urinary tract symptoms). It results in outcomes far superior to, and more durable than minimally invasive options or medical therapy. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

Too long: It is not possible in 400 characters to list all the pros & cons of TURP and HoLEP(holium laser enucleation of the prostate).The end result is about the same.What is more important is which one the surgeon is more experienced in.I am sure this is not for you since you are only 31. ...Read more

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Would you recommend having corrective surgery with mesh for bladder stress incontinence?

Would you recommend having corrective surgery with mesh for bladder stress incontinence?

Yes: As long as it was just a mesh sling, and not mesh for lifting up the whole bladder, the fda has stated there are no problems with the small amount of mesh used just for incontinence. ...Read more

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If I have incontinence due to prostate surgery how should I measure the extent for my doctor?

If I have incontinence due to prostate surgery how should I measure the extent for my doctor?

A few ways...: Quantifying leakage is valuable to the urologist seeking to manage incontinence, but it is difficult to do. Some provide the doctor with a 'pad count', or simply the number of pads used per day. A more accurate way is by pad weight. To do this, place used pads in a plastic bag (i.e. Ziploc) & weigh it. Then subtract the weight of the bag and the same number of dry pads. Add up the weights daily. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

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


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more