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What are benefits and risks of sacral nerve stimulation therapy?
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Dr. Edison Wong
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Severity of problems
Is critical for determining balance of benefits (pain control in pelvic area, bladder control, bowel control) vs.
Risks (foreign body - infection; implantation - infection, worsening bladder and bowel function, increased pain, bleeding, impotence).

In brief: Severity of problems
Is critical for determining balance of benefits (pain control in pelvic area, bladder control, bowel control) vs.
Risks (foreign body - infection; implantation - infection, worsening bladder and bowel function, increased pain, bleeding, impotence).
Dr. Edison Wong
Dr. Edison Wong
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
The benefit is pain relief.
The downside is that with anything implanted or introduced into such an area can become infected or cause injury by the introduction of the device itself. Research thoroughly, ask lots of questions and if in doubt, seek an second or third opinion. Check out the reputation of the person inmplanting or inserting the device too. If offended, next!

In brief: Depends
The benefit is pain relief.
The downside is that with anything implanted or introduced into such an area can become infected or cause injury by the introduction of the device itself. Research thoroughly, ask lots of questions and if in doubt, seek an second or third opinion. Check out the reputation of the person inmplanting or inserting the device too. If offended, next!
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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