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What Are The Dangers Of Treating Bladder Incontinence With Botox Injections
Retention, UTI: Botox is used to treat severe urge incontinence (overactive bladder). It is injected thru a cystoscope (thin telescope) into the detrusor (bladder) muscle. Botox partially paralyzes spastic bladder muscle, there can be a period of temporary urinary retention or trouble emptying the bladder requiring catheterization, typically for a week. Utis may occur during this period. ...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
I been told now try Botox Injections in Bladder as may be OAB. What chance of this work? And chance of self cath? any advice for me having this?
Botox: The active ingredient in Botox (there are a few strands of botulinum toxin on the market now) has just been approved for overactive bladder and has actually been used for quite a few years with great success. Only thing to keep in mind is that the effects do wear off after 6-8 months and there is always a possibility of side effects occurring. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Can OAB be cured? I get Botox soon in bladder will I have to have these injections rest of my life or there a limit?
Depends on cause: It really depends on if they can smoke out the underlying cause. Sometimes if you get enough BOTOX over time the spasticity of the bladder can be broken but that's dependent upon the cause as to whether that itself is temporary or permanent. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment. ...Read more
With Botox for OAB, can it ever retrain the bladder? Or is this something you have rest of life? Injections every 6months
Limbo: Sometimes, doctors know the cause of an illness, and there is a remedy to treat the cause and the illness can be healed, e.g., a bladder infection caused by E. coli. Many times, though, doctors can only treat symptoms. The latter is the case with OAB. Unless we find the cause for OAB, we have to rely on treating the symptoms with, e.g., botox. ...Read more
Born with spins bifida. If removing my bladder as an option instead of Botox injection &oxibutinin injected to the bladder,what are the side effects?
Is it safe to inject Botox in the bladder? I have a Botox injection in the bladder. Was born with spins bifida & had a posterior repair 6 months ago.
Relative term: if the injection is done therapeutically and by the appropriately trained physician or advanced practice nurse or PA, this will minimize the risk of complications. For a specific list of complication types and rates of complication, your doctor will probably have the best and most accurate rates ...Read more
I have an overactive bladder. None of the of pills I've taken helped. I'm thinking about getting botox in my bladder. Would this surgery be benefical?
What will happen if i got a botox shot in my bladder when its completly healthy (my doc think i have overactive bladder and should get a shot, i dont!
Accepted treatment : injecting Botox into the bladder is an acceptable treatment for overactive bladder and urinary urgency or urge incontinence. if you are 18 years of age as it states, it's likely that other things may have been tried and failed in regards to therapy, in order for this to be recommended? ...Read more
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