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Reply: How safe is interstim therapy?
Hi there, I too am 28 and am having a terrible time with oab and urge I continence. I too have been told my...More
Posted by An_258061
my OAB
years...nothing works. for the past 3 years i've been afraid travel....sometimes i go every 15-30 min....and...More
Posted by kjme11374
Reply: leakage turns black
I have the same problem and so does one of my friends. We use different brands but the same thing happens
Posted by prissy2
Fecal incontinece
My ob/gyn referred me to a uro/gyn board certified physician that is recommending interstim therapy for fecal...More
Posted by An_257661
Severe bladder distention
I am 64 years old. I have been self catheterizing for 15 years because of an enlarged prostate which caused my...More
Posted by tgashy
Reply: Involuntary oozing of stool/ Soiled undies
Please consider using Miralax which was prescribed for my grandson at age 5 to get that hard stool eventually...More
Posted by nortonweb
Cora
Can. Man use there to just wondering man, women or just women??????
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watery eyes during urination
I've had this all my life, 60 plus years. Nothing to worry about. I'm also a member of the rare blood...More
Posted by bevski
OAB
I am 46 and have noticed lately at night I am getting up more at night to go now, this just started...More
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Reply: Urinary retention and distended bladder
Thanks Raykli. Just a few questions: 1. Was your problem the inability to completely void? 2. Before...More
Posted by mojoruss
Reply: Botox for a bladder spasam issue at night
Hello, I do not have any experience with botox for bladder spasms, but this overview on bladder spasms ...More
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Reply: Welcome to the Incontinence and OAB Exchange
Hi mprez1, This overview of pessaries discusses what to expect with a pessary, how well they work,...More
Posted by atti_editor
Interstim
I had this implant 2012, I had no issues with infections, however if does not work for me at all. I still have...More
Posted by cas53
Reply: IC after lap hysterectomy
Sorry to hear that. I had the same surgery and had to have the neurotransmitter a year later.
Posted by shaeen
Neurostimulator
Hi I had the implant 6 years ago. It took getting use to because of the scar on my buttocks. It get checked by...More
Posted by shaeen
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detrusitol overactivity please help
hi, im a 23 year old female last year i got diagnosed with detrusor overactivity (sudden urge no leak) i...More
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Reply: Frequent Urination
Hello, According to this article , overactive bladder syndrome is generally characterized by having to...More
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Reply: Need help making it through work meetings!
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Reply: Watery Eyes During Urination
I've been doing the same thing since I was born and have asked a couple of doctors. They even ran some...More
Posted by isabelleriddle
Urinary problems?
I have an OAB and it has gotten to the point in the last few days that I have a heaviness in the lower bottom...More
Posted by An_256151
Reply: Failed Interstim Therapy
I am also discouraged. My device only lasted 6 weeks also. Have you found anything that has helped you?
Posted by wolfmagick3
Reply: whats wrong with me please help
Hi joemama1, While we cannot give medical advice or diagnosis, you might want to read through this...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: any answers?
Hello, Here is an article that outlines some treatments for urge incontinence. On top of the bladder...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: drug seeking yeah if thats all that helps
Hi joemama1, I am sorry that you are in so much pain. Is there a specific question that you are looking...More
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Reply: Overactive Bladder – Don’t Suffer in Silence
Hi mmpadp456, I am sorry that your doctors have not been able to find a solution to your problem. Here is...More
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Reply: I am a constant incontinent
Hi leakylena, I am sorry that you are experiencing this. There are a number of WebMD resources that I...More
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Reply: Medtronic Interstim Therapy
NO...the alarms that go off is not because the detection of metal, its because of a detection of a sensor...More
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Reply: Interstim device
Are you using it for urinary incontinence or bowel? I work with a surgeon who says it is not for everyone....More
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Reply: hemroidectomy....
There is a product that acts like an internal tampon that might help you. It is not on sale now but there...More
Posted by antonio1776
HELP
I am a post prostate case. Last surgery was in Oct. 2013. If I move, I dribble. My Doc says he does not know...More
Posted by jimnbrown

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How to prevent UTIsExpert
Changing some of your daily habits may help you avoid urinary tract infections. Drink lots of fluid to flush the bacteria from your ... More
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