Is there a support group for people with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Local national. Look to nafc. National association for continence. Their newsletters will be helpful. Ask your local hospital for recommendations in your community.

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Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Yes. Male slings have been shown to be of great assistance in helping men with certain types of incontinence after prostate surgery. I suggest you talk to the urologist who performed the prostatectomy or find one of the younger robotic trained urologists who might be more aware of new technology to help with incontinence after prostatectomy. Read more...
Yes. Us too support group... Also see this video: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=suza68om18w. Read more...

What should I not drink while experiencing urinary incontinence due to Prostate surgery?

Avoid irritants. While I don"t believe there are any specific recommendations, prudent advice would be to avoid those substances known to be bladder irritants. Irritating liquids include coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, alcohol, citrus & cranberry juices. Spicy foods, tomatoes & tomato products, chocolate, processed meats and fish, soy products, aged cheeses, some condiments and nuts may also be irritants. Read more...

Wife has urinary incontinence, and won't have minor surgery to fix it. What could happen if untreated?

Will remain wet. It's her body. Shame not to have it corrected. Will she at least consult with a url-gynecologist or urologist. Suspension procedures are fairly minor ; done on an outpatient basis. Read more...

Does the bladder sling surgery stop urinary incontinence caused by Prostate surgery?

See remark. There are bladder slings that help in male incontinence following prostate surgery...but the results are not as good as when placing slings in female incontinence. Read more...

Doing the Kegel exercises to strengthen the bladder sphincter muscle after Prostate surgery, how long should it take until urinary incontinence stops?

Here are some... Kegel exercise may help regain the strength & function of urinary sphincter but not the sole factor for restoring it; age, health, and resultant scar & injury to the sphincter together play an important role in the post-op u-incontinence. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely for individual details timely. Read more...

What are the risks of urinary incontinence surgeries?

Also depends. Risk of any surgery depends on age and other health conditions. Older and more health issues, higher the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death. With incontinence surgery, specifically, injury to bladder, ureter, bowel and blood vessels. Infection, blood transfusion, though rare. Urine retention, "can't pee". These are a few, the consent form is a full page, small print. Read more...
NEED MORE FACTS. There are so many different types of sugeries for different degress and types of incontinenc all are associated with different degrees and types of complications.Please be more specific as to type of problem so the question can be better answered. Botom line: incontinence is pretty miserable and can be treated. There is no reason to live in diapers. Seek the experts for best results. Read more...
Depends. There are risks to any surgery. Discuss details with your doctor. Risks can be bleeding, infection, injury, temporary/permanent retention of urine, incontinence, erosion or exposure of implanted materials, sexual dysfunction, anesthesia reactions, medication reactions, hospitalization, death..... Read more...