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Can I bring my own incontinence supplies to the hospital for infection?

Can I bring my own incontinence supplies to the hospital for infection?

Question unclear: But most hospitals have their own policy on what u can use there and provide for yourself -ask them or your doc. ...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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How can recurring bladder infections impact on incontinence?

How can recurring bladder infections impact on incontinence?

Worsen it.: Bladder infections cause increased urgency and bladder muscle contractions that make it hard to hold the urine. Why are you having recurrent infections would be a great question to answer. Not treated with right medication, kidney stones, bladder prolapse, hygiene issues? Seek help from a urologist or urogynecologist if you are female. ...Read more

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Hi I have had a prolapse bladder for 35 years and has been getting worse pain, bladder infections urinary incontinence im ready to have something done?

Hi I have had a prolapse bladder for 35 years and has been getting worse pain, bladder infections urinary incontinence im ready to have something done?

You have options.: You could be fitted for a pessary that would support your pelvic organs. Many women do very well with a pessary. Their are many surgical options for pelvic organ prolapse. To determine the best treatment for you would require an exam to determine exactly what type of prolapse is present. It is important to see someone who specializes in this type of surgery. ...Read more

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I'm pretty I have fecal incontinence/leakage, thought it was a rectal yeast infection or anal fissure but is surgery the only sure effective treatment?

I'm pretty I have fecal incontinence/leakage, thought it was a rectal yeast infection or anal fissure but is surgery the only sure effective treatment?

Depends: Seepage and staining with liquid stool are usually due to hemorrhoids. Incontinence to solid stool is more serious and needs testing with manometry, electromyogram etc. You should not be on MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have incontinence of stool. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a bio film bladder infection cause urge incontinence? Feel sometimes like wet pants. Any. Medicine can help?

Can a bio film bladder infection cause urge incontinence? Feel sometimes like wet pants. Any. Medicine can help?

Here are some...: Please ask your doctor since apparently your concerns have been a longstanding issue and s/he will surely know more about you than anyone online. How to do these correctly? Please refer to articles I suggested for you to peruse in the past. Without a coordinated way of care as suggested, more online sporadic answer to sporadic questions will generate more confusion, fear, and anxiety. Best wish... ...Read more

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Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between urinary tract infection and urinary incontinence?

UTI: A urinary tract infection most often causes burning with urination and urinary frequency and urgency. Urinary incontinence is leakage of urine with an urge to urinate or with physical activity. ...Read more

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My Mother is experiencing frequent problems with her bladder. Bladder incontinence, urinary tract infections, etc. She just recently had chemotherapy. Is there a potential risk of developing a more serious kidney infection?

My Mother is experiencing frequent problems with her bladder. Bladder incontinence, urinary tract infections, etc. She just recently had chemotherapy. Is there a potential risk of developing a more serious kidney infection?

Yes; depends on type: Depending on the type of chemotherapy, she may be more at risk for infections. Certain chemotherapies have the effect of knocking out the immune system. In those cases, the body is less able to fight off infections. Infections can spread to the kidneys or even the blood stream. Your mother's oncologist would be checking counts & maybe prescribing preventive antibiotics in that case. Use HT Prime. ...Read more

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What is the incontinence rate for prostate removal in men?

What is the incontinence rate for prostate removal in men?

Varies: You see reports from anywhere between <5% and >50%. There is no proven benefit from robotics. Get an experienced surgeon. For more: www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Why do women experience bladder problems and incontinence more than men?

Why do women experience bladder problems and incontinence more than men?

2X more in women: In general, women experience urinary incontinence about twice as often as men. In women, urinary in continence is often caused by damage to the pelvic nerves and musches associated with childbirth. In men it is often related to prostate disease and its treatments. Incidence increases with age in both sexes. ...Read more

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What can I do regarding urinary incontinence in men?

What can I do regarding urinary incontinence in men?

Need to see Doctor: Firstly, rinalysis in case incontinence is due to a urinary infection. Need to consult urologist it wetting isn't due to a UTI. Will include detailed medical history, complete physical examination including genitalia, abdomen, nervous system & digital rectal examination (for prostate).X-rays, Sonogram, Urodynamic studies may be indicated. May respond to medication, Kegel exercises & possibly surgery ...Read more

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Are marketers going to start pushing incontinence products on the baby boomers now? I even saw pants for men.

Are marketers going to start pushing incontinence products on the baby boomers now? I even saw pants for men.

Yes: The biggest cost in the incontinence market is paper products as you mentioned. Drugs, testing and doctor visits make up a fraction of the costs. ...Read more

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Can we perform squats exercise in stress incontinence? For men

See details: Why would a 20 year old have stress incontinence? You should determine the cause as a first step. Yes you can squat if you can control your bladder while doing it. ...Read more

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How do you treat urinary incontinence in men?

How do you treat urinary incontinence in men?

Depends on cause: Urinary incontinence in men can result from different things. For instance, some men have leakage due to urinary retention leading to "overflow" incontience. Others may have overactive bladders causing urge incontience. Still others may have leakage results from surgery. Only a healthcare provider can help you determine what type of incontinence you have and how best to treat it. ...Read more

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Does urinary incontinence occur in men as well as women?

Does urinary incontinence occur in men as well as women?

Yes: Men often have urge and frequency syndromes. Urinary incontinence is common after prostate surgery. ...Read more

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Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Incontinence: Incontinence of urine may be complication of surgery for prostate cancer (rarely from radiation therapy to the prostate as well). It is rare for prostate cancer itself to cause incontinence as a presenting symptom, if that is the question. ...Read more

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If anal sex is not recommend by doctors because it can cause problems like incontinence or hemorrhoids, then can gay men have a sex life?

If anal sex is not recommend by doctors because it can cause problems like incontinence or hemorrhoids, then can gay men have a sex life?

Avoid such Doctors: Please let me warn you that medicine is a very conservative culture and many physicians have significant inappropriate bias. Any physician who speaks to any recommendation against anal sex may be just sharing their bias and not truth. Medicine is to have no opinion on when, with whom, or how you are sexual. Anal Sex is common among heterosexual couples as well. It is a very common activity. ...Read more

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I have had two incidents of fecal incontinence in the past two weeks, with diarrhea that has a strong ammonia smell. Is this likely due to infection?

I have had two incidents of fecal incontinence in the past two weeks, with diarrhea that has a strong ammonia smell. Is this likely due to infection?

Incontinence: Fecal incontinence can be a very distressing event - it can be precipitated by a bout of diarrhea, but if you are incontinent of formed stools, it is very important you discuss this with your doctor. Fecal incontinence can be caused by serious underlying problems. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause a uti? I know they can cause yeast infections but don't have discharge or itch.... Burning, urinary incontinence and frequency

No they can't: You can develop a UTI resistant to the antibiotic ur on if you develop a UTI whilst on antibiotics. Uti is certainly most likely with your symptoms. Will certainly require a different antibiotic to clear up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Incontinence with aspergers, what should I do?

Incontinence with aspergers, what should I do?

See Your Doc: Incontinence is never normal & needs to be evaluated. I don't know of any connection to asperger's. ...Read more

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Could I have urge incontinence?

Could I have urge incontinence?

Yes, UTI, OAB, diet: Many causes of ui. Cystitis or urethritis from uti. Overactive bladder which may require medication. Caffeine or acid urine producing foods and beverages like tomatoes or oj. Less commonly, in incompetent bladder neck or internal urethral sphincter or neurologic condition like ms. See a urologist or uro-gynecologist if not from diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I have urge incontinence?

Check with urologist: First diagnose cause: overactive bladder, urinary infection, neurogenic bladder dysfunction etc. Can then be treated appropriately with bladder muscle relaxants such as oxybutinin er, Detrol la, vesicare, (solifenacin) sanctura etc, &/or antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for urinary stress incontinence?

What can I do for urinary stress incontinence?

A sling is the best: Out there. You can try kegel exercises, but eventually they will not work for you - usually. Weight loss can help too. ...Read more

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Do I need a prolapse to have stress incontinence?

No, ...: Remember: every life event always displays itself at a certain point of its pattern of full spectrum, from very mild elusive to very severe obvious state. How does a doc handle it? It's to work together with patients so to apply currently available knowledge, skill, technology, drugs, common sense, ; wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable person. So, pelvic floor prolapse... ...Read more

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Can I bring my own incontinence pads to the hospital?

Yes: If you are being admitted to the hospital you can bring your own incontinence pads. If you do not, the hospital should provide them but they may not have the product you normally use (some may only carry normal peripads and diapers rather than incontinence pads). If it will make your stay more comfortable bring your own. ...Read more

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Incontinence a year after surgery. Should I see a doc?

Incontinence a year after surgery. Should I see a doc?

Yes: Incontinence regardless of surgery should be evaluated by your doc. Some surgical procedures carry risk for incontinence. However, if you develop incontinence related to a surgical procedure, it can still be improved/managed. Okay to get evaluated. Take a friend with you, to help ask questions and record the advice from your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I avoid stress incontinence lbl on a long trip?

Kegels: You can decrease your incontinence with regular kegel (pelvic muscle) exercises as well as making sure you regularly empty your bladder. If it is severe, talk to your doctor about a pessary or surgery for treatment of incontinence. ...Read more

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How should I dispose incontinence pads or colostomy bags?

How should I dispose incontinence pads or colostomy bags?

Human Waste: Be mindful of your trash collectors. You can dispose of them in regular trash, like you would a baby's diaper. I would recommend a strong plastic bag that is tied off. You may wish to have a covered trash bin in a closet or cabinet with a baby-lock, especially if you have dogs. Empty the can frequently to keep odors down. Wash your hands with soap and water for 30 seconds after handlin. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more