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2 days post op from anterior repair of vagina. Now feel like leaking urine a bit. Never had stress incontinence before. Is this normal? Will it go?

2 days post op from anterior repair of vagina. Now feel like leaking urine a bit. Never had stress incontinence before. Is this normal? Will it go?

SEE RMARK: You are in the immediate post surgery period.the area needs time to heal.The site of incision,the sewing,the time for the stitches to dissolve may take at least couple of weeks. Have patience young lady.I send you best regards and speedy recovery ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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What is d solution to urinary incontinence in a 77 yr old woman? D urine comes without notice and usually at night.

What is d solution to urinary incontinence in a 77 yr old woman? D urine comes without notice and usually at night.

Need to see doc: Incontinence at night in bed in an older woman is usually urge incontinence. The bladder muscles squeezes down to empty urine without the patient wanting that to happen. Can be related to low hormones, infections, prolapse issues, diet, medications, back problems.....Probably needs to be seen by a urogynecologist or urologist. ...Read more

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Stood up after bowel movement and urine flowed almost involuntarily, if not involuntarily. Does that mean I have urinary incontinence?

Urinary incontinence: is when you cannot hold your urine and it passes without you knowing it. It can happen intermittently or continuously. Sounds like you had a single episode. ...Read more

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How can I stop leaking from urinary incontinence?

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 more

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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?

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?

Probable infection: It sounds like the most likely possibility is a urinary tract infection. You should see your doctor for a checkup and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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How long will urinary incontinence last after treatment?

Depends: Overactive bladder (oab): medication can take about 4 weeks, physical therapy 4-12 weeks, neuromodulation 6-12 wks. Stress incontinence (sui): pelvic muscle exercise-2-3 mo's, meds 4-6 weeks, midurethral sling (outpatient surgery) - immediate results. ...Read more

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How long does it take estrogen to cause urinary incontinence?

How long does it take estrogen to cause urinary incontinence?

Estrogen and leaking: Estrogen does not cause urinary incontinence. Local estrogen is actually used to revitalize vaginal tissue and help with uterine prolapse. It has not been used to treat incontinence. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Operation: operation approximating suburethral tissue at bladder neck called Kelly plication helps Also abdominal operation called Marshall Marchetti operation helps ...Read more

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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.

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

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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 more

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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

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 more

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Is there anything aside from medications that I can use to treat urinary incontinence?

Surgery an option: If it is stress incontinence (leakage caused by coughing, sneezing, laughing, jumping), the treatment may involve a simple outpatient surgical procedure known as a "sling" or tvt (tension-free vaginal tape) if it is . If it is urge incontinence where the patient gets a strong urge to urinate but starts leaking before reaching the bathroom, and meds have failed, a device called interstim may help. ...Read more

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Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

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

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Any new techniques for control of urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy?

Surgery: If one develops severe urianry incontinence after radical surgery and has failed conservative management and medications, then surgery is the next option. This includes collagen injection to help close the bladder opening or placement a sling underneath the urethra. A fianl measure would be to place an artificial (plastic) sphincter to close the urethral while not urinating. ...Read more

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How are Kegel exercises going to stop urinary incontinence if I don't have a Prostate to support the urethea?

How are Kegel exercises going to stop urinary incontinence if I don't have a Prostate to support the urethea?

Kegel exercises: Kegel exercises build up the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles can put pressure on the urethra and help with incontinence. ...Read more

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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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more