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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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Urge incontinence, does it require surgery or not?

Urge incontinence, does it require surgery or not?

Urge treatment : Urge incontinence is usually treated with pelvic floor muscle exercises, behavioral techniques, physical therapy, or medications. In some cases that have been resistant to these concervative means certain procedures can be performed such as Botox injections into the bladderuscle or implantation of a bladder pacemaker known as interstim. ...Read more

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Why are lawyers advertising on tv about mesh for incontinence surgery?

Why are lawyers advertising on tv about mesh for incontinence surgery?

Seeking clients: Lawyers are constantly trolling the public for clients to add to lawsuits to increase the pool of money from which they can tap. There is a mesh implant which has had some complications and a few attorneys think they can sue the manufacturer for these. The more clients they have, the richer the rewards. This is not about sympathy - these are lawyers and money is kiing. ...Read more

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What are surgery options for stool incontinence?

What are surgery options for stool incontinence?

Surgery ineffective: The truth about this difficult problem is that surgeries to try to restore or "strengthen" the anal sphincter are difficult and not predictably effective. An exciting option recently approved is sacral neuromodulation (interstim). This is a minimally invasive procedure that 'resets' dysfunctional nerve signals to the rectal muscles by stimulating the sacral nerves. Outpatient, easy recovery. ...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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Is incontinence permanent after spinal fushion surgery?

Not always: Urine leakage can occur after spinal surgery. The surgeon should be consulted. They may refer to a urologist or urogynecologist. ...Read more

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Anyone have success with surgery for stress incontinence?

Anyone have success with surgery for stress incontinence?

You bet: Its an easy and highly successful surgery. If the diagnosis has been confrimed with urodynamics the success rate is in the 90's. ...Read more

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Whats better, surgery or medication for stress and urge incontinence?

It depends.: Stress incontinence is caused by changes in a woman's pelvic floor, often after childbirth, but women who have never been pregnancy also suffer from stress incontinence. Talk to your physician about exercises and timed voiding before moving on to procedures. There is a new, noninvasive procedure called renessa you will want to look up. Medication will not help stress incontinence but will urge. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for incontinence surgery for dropped bladder ?

Depends: It depends on if the surgery is done only to correct incontinence, or if you have repair of prolapse (dropping). Also, it depends on what type of activities you want to do. In general the healing to return to most daily activities is 2-6 weeks. Heavy lifting or strenuous exercise may have to be delayed for several months because it takes the body this long to form scar tissue. ...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


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more