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How To Cure Incontinence Without Mesh
Use the oldr more: Invasive and less successful surgeries or temporary collagen injections. Lose weight and do pelvic floor therapy. Thin small strips of mesh are the gold standard for stress incontinence and the fda agrees its the pelvic floor meshes that are the problem for reconstructiin. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
A few measures.: If you are having bladder issues and pain, i highly recommend seeing a urologist to evaluate you. Most medications require a prescription, are highly effective, treat the problem, & do more than help symptoms. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is an over the counter medication that can help with burning pain with urination. Ibuprofen helps with inflammation. A warm water bottle or sitz bath can help with bladder spasms. ...Read more
Maybe diet: I do not know if you have gallstones or not. Avoid fried, fatty, greasy foods (fried chicken, cheese pizza, hot dogs, ice cream, etc.) may help. But if there are gallstones causing pain, then sometimes medication such as actigall (ursodiol) may dissolve gallstones over time. Sometimes though any foods can cause stomach discomfort and nausea, then surgery may be indicated. ...Read more
None: The only way to fix a hernia is with an operation. Support garments of various types may give some symptom relief, but do nothing for the underlying cause of the symptoms, and do nothing to prevent it from getting worse. See a general surgeon for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pessery: A placement in vagina of this device can help. ...Read more
Symptoms?: Treatment of the most common type of hydrocele is necessary only for symptomatic complaints or for the rare situation of compromised integrity of the scrotal skin. Surgical excision is the most common treatment. Simple aspiration doesn't work. The fluid will just reaccumulate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
Need surgery: The only way to correct a meniscal tear is an arthroscopic surgery. Other treatment such as shots and therapy only calm down the inflammation an arthroscopic procedure is the current way to treat the tear and allow you to get back to sports in 4-6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cure for hernia : There is no known non-surgical cure for hernia, however not all hernias need to be fixed ! Meet with your surgeon to discuss the matter A truss can be worn or an abdominal binder to temporize matters but it doesn't cure the hernia which is an actual defect or hole in the abdominal wall. ...Read more
May need a doctor: You can try to gently pull it back whilst in warm bath or shower, however at very least may require prescription strength steroid cream like betaval or kenalog (triamcinolone). Remember to return foreskin over glans to avoid paraphimosis. You might even need a circumcision if foreskin remains tight in spite of steroid cream. Might need minor surgery if you were circumcised ; skin bridging is present. ...Read more
Yes: An umbilical hernia has a higher risk of incarceration and strangulation of bowel. If you have a very small umbilical hernia, it usually doesn't need to be repaired. If your hernia is greater than 1 cm, i would advise consideration of elective repair, especially if it causes pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain?: If you are talking about pain after hernia repair, more details are necessary, such as when the hernia was repaired, technique of repair, and details about the pain including location, intensity, aggravating and alleviating factors, radiation, and activity limitation to name a few. Treatment focuses on topical and oral medications initially, and may involve surgery to remove the mesh/cut nerves. ...Read more
How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?
Depends on cause: Gastritis is often but not always caused by h. Pylori. If you have h.Pylori the standard treatment is antibiotics but the tree bark extract mastic gum is proven very effective. Herbs like deglycyrrhizinated licorice, marshmallow root & slippery elm can help, as can amylase enzymes. Chinese herbs can help. Alcohol, tobacco & meds like Aspirin & advil (ibuprofen) aggravate.Best to consult a holistic doc or n.D. ...Read more
Difficult: Significant adhesions are actually not as common as one might realize. Our experience is about 30%. There are several liquid agents used at surgery but none have real proven benefit. We use "ovarian suspension" as a mechanism for getting the ovary and tube out of the raw area of dissection. We also employ uterine suspension, an old technique, when we do stage 4 cases with significant colon dz. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical therapy: Disc disease with disc protrusion, collaspe, prolaspe is a radiographic finding. Often times these findings do not correlate with the symptoms. Surgery may not necessarily be the answer to the problem. The symptoms of back pain are common. The best treatment is with excercises. Physical therapy can be tremendously helpful. ...Read more
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