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My Doctor Told Me I Have Overactive Bladder What Are My Options
Varied: Bladder retraining, anticholinergic medications, a take-off on acupuncture called posterior tibial nerve stimulation, bladder botox, pelvic floor physical therapy, electrical stimulation and a bladder pacemaker called "interstim" are all established therapies for overactive bladder. Many may be engaged concomitantly for improved results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
My physician told me yesterday that I have sacro-iliitis- what are possible causes and how do I cure it?
See below: If it is inflammatory in origin such as seronegative spondyloarthropathies such as psoriatic arthritis you may have to go on immunosuppressive medications to treat this. However; if imaging appears to be more consistent with osteoarthritis physical therapy or injections may help. ...Read more
How do doctors confirm pregnancy because I had been examined and my doctor told me nothing I could understand?
Male breasts can be surgically treated and there are a number of options. The most common is using liposuction to reduce the size of the male breast. We typically try this first; even if it does not completely cure the problem, it will often lead to a large reduction in the size of the breast. If the breast...(read more)
I had surgery in april on my kidney. I am now pregnant and noticing that my kidney is bothering me. Should i go back to my doctor or let my obgyn know?
Yes: Contact ; notify both of your doctors so you can be evaluated. ...Read more
I have very bad incontinence and I am 18 my doctor said my ultrasound looked great and then gave me pills. What's might be the cause is my doc right?
I went to a gp and he told me I have a thyroid nodule.
1. How do I treat this?
2. What are the side effects?
Common problem: Thyroid nodules are common in the population, especially in women. Most nodules are benign and require no treatment. The issue is to establish that it is benign. If the nodule is over 1 cm in size, we usually do a fine needle biopsy to make sure it is benign. As long as your thyroid function is normal, there is no side effect to the nodule unless it becomes very large. ...Read more
Hey doctor actually i have enlarged labias im unmarried and my period cycle is also disturbed please tell me what should i do ?
None: ? which test available to rule out fibromyalgia (FM). No test exists to rule out FM. Absent chronic widespread pain & restless non-restorative sleep there is a low likelihood of fibromyalgia. FM diagnosis "ruled in" if clinically provable (with test) disorders have been ruled out. FM is "umbrella label" for several disorders, each defined by a unique & distinct set of identifiable causal factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi please someone help me I have lots of itching in my virgina since 1 month and i went to doctor they didn't give me anything can you sugest me any cream?
I have HPV and my doctor told me I have precancerous cells. What types of treatment am i suppose to be getting for this?
Surveillance: It is simply good practice to follow your doctors advise & have your scheduled pap smears or other studies when recommended.The infection self heals but can hang around in hibernation forever, with the potential to trigger cancer at some point.You are young enough to benefit from the HPV9 vaccine, that would protect you from strains you don't have yet,but not treat what you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unanswerable: This question is not being answered by us here on the site because it is way too ambiguous. I would want to know more about your symptoms; why you feel the doctor failed to tell you something. It is not normal for a physician to keep any information from a patient. It is so abnormal that i don't believe it happened. ...Read more
I had my HSG test done today and I was told both of my tubes are blocked, what are my options now what can I do to help me get pregnant?
Both tubes blocked?: HSG is a sensitive and reliable test but there can be a significant rate of 'false' blockages described. Discuss this with your doctor. If both tubes are blocked, pregnancy can only happen through IVF or if tubal surgery is performed and successful. Again, your doctor can advise you best about options. ...Read more
Hello... i have preterm labor... i am 6 months pregnant...What are the best medications i can have? my doctor really confused me... please help....
Absolute bedrest: No medication at this time.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have pancreatic divisum, and my gastro doctor tells me that I can't have any fat in my diet, then other times he tells me I can. What should I do?
Follow your doctor: Follow your doctors advice .Get a more detailed answer ›
I had cryosurgery 2 weeks ago and now i meet my doctor and she told me that I have yeast infection.I can't understand the reason!can you help me?
From an imbalance: Perhaps you were given antibiotics at the time of the procedure? That may affect the normal 'flora' that live in the vagina-such that now yeast has been allowed to grow. The doc must have 'seen' yeast in order to tell you this information. Yeast infections can range from mild to severe. I would go back to the doc and ask more questions to help you get the answers you need. Good your case is mild. ...Read more
Me and my husband have been ttc for 7 months now i really don't think i can have kids what type of doctor do I need to see?
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