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What are the tests for stress incontinence?

What are the tests for stress incontinence?

Depends.: Sometimes no specific testing is needed. Other times your doctor may recommend urodynamic testing(bladder function study). A pressure sensing catheter is inserted into your bladder to determine how your bladder responds to being filled, how well it empties and to measure certain pressures. Your doctor can use this information to help determine how to best treat your specific symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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What are the tests for Stress incontinence?

What are the tests for Stress incontinence?

Rarely needed...: Detailed history + simple manual urinary stress test should suffice to confirm stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for most cases. Sophisticated high-tech urodynamic testing should be just reserved for complicated or recurrent cases. So, ask your urologists or urogynecologist timely. More? Contact me at www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio/ video goes faster & learns more... ...Read more

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Cardiac MRI, CTPA, EGC 's, echo's, Chest X-rays, PET scan, blood tests, ECG stress test. All these tests, no diagnosis. Could something been missed?

Cardiac MRI, CTPA, EGC 's, echo's, Chest X-rays, PET scan, blood tests, ECG stress test. All these tests, no diagnosis. Could something been missed?

Laboratory tests: Difficult to answer your question without knowing the symptoms and the physical examination that prompted the imaging studies and blood tests. What do your physicians suggest is the step? ...Read more

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Echocardiogram good, blood tests good, stress test good except for reversible ischemia but test had 10% false positives should I trust the test ?

Echocardiogram good, blood tests good, stress test good except for reversible ischemia but test had 10% false positives should I trust the test ?

Screening test: Stress test is a screening test to determine if ischemia is present. It has good although not perfect reliability. You should discuss the results and next steps with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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28 y\o, I have mobitz+sinus tachycardia- blood tests, eps, stress test and eco were ok- any idea what's the cause and how dangerous it is at my age? Tha

28 y\o, I have mobitz+sinus tachycardia- blood tests, eps, stress test and eco were ok- any idea what's the cause and how dangerous it is at my age? Tha

Mobitz I benign: If it is second degree av block mobitz type i, this usually reflects benign increased vagal tone causing slowed conduction through av node. It might occur after periods of sinus tachycardia or at night while asleep (increased vagal tone then also). Second degree av block mobitz type ii is more ominous and usuall implies pathological reduced av nodal conduction. ...Read more