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Had neurogenic bladder due to cauda equina syndrome. Is there any chance that botox can help reduce urinary retention, urgency problem? Should I try it?

Talk to urologist. Assuming you have an atonic bladder causing problems with initiation of urine, or overflow, Botox would have no value and might even cause worsening. If you suffered urgency incontinence, might be useful. Urodynamic testing can determine the precise bladder dysfnctn and guide therapeutic intervention. Read more...
Give it a try. Botox can relieve symptoms of neurogenic bladder, particularly spasms, retention or urgency. It needs to be administered by someone with experience or it can worsen issues. Good luck! Read more...

Does botox helps patients having neurogenic bladder due to partial cauda equina syndrome? Interstim didn't helped now should I try botox for bladder?

Likely to help. Botox injections are both indicated and efficacious for bladder spasticity causing neurogenic bladder. Although i provide Botox for different indications, i know doctors who successfully treat neurogenic bladder of various causes this way. Good luck! Read more...
See below. It may be helpful, but only a urologist who knows your case can advise you on that issue. Read more...

Having botox procedure next week for neurogenic bladder caused by cauda equina. Do I need rest after botox procedure? Will I see improvements soon?

Botox for bladders. The recovery period is about 24 hours basically. Any improvement should be noticed within a day or two. Unfortunately the effects of the Botox eventually wear off and additional treatments would be needed. Read more...
See answer. Botox begins to work at about 1 week, but the full effect of the medicine may take up to 2-3 weeks. Botox is not permanent and will last about 6-8 months in the bladder. Most common adverse effects are urinary retention and an increased risk of uti. No specific restrictions on activity or diet are generally needed after the procedure when done in the office under local anesthesia. Read more...