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Been taking Oxybutynin Hydrochloride for 4 months for overactive bladder.

Hello again Thanks for your reply….I have been to see GP this morning….a different one at my surgery. She examined…

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Incontinence since catheter removal after 7 weeks.

Sorry for your difficult situation. You are not alone in having incontinence, and can speak to people on this…

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Male incontinence all of a sudden. Standing up (Age 36)

Hi, Urinating when standing is often a sign of stress incontinence, which can be treated with exercises, surgery or medication….

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Been taking Oxybutynin Hydrochloride for 4 months for overactive bladder.

Hi, The cystocele that your GP found is the dropping of the bladder into the vagina. These usually result from…

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Prostectomy and incontinence

Incontinence after surgery is due to disruption or distress to the sphincter muscles controlling the release of urine. It…

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Been taking Oxybutynin Hydrochloride for 4 months for overactive bladder.

My Gp suggested that I give the tablets a go for a few months, but I’m still having problems….

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Male incontinence all of a sudden. Standing up (Age 36)

Hi. Firstly. Thank you for taking the time to reply 🙂 So. I can sit. I can, if I plan…

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Incontinence since catheter removal after 7 weeks.

Just three weeks ago. I guess I am impatient. My operation was early August and so many things have…

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Been taking Oxybutynin Hydrochloride for 4 months for overactive bladder.

You should generally see improvements after 8 weeks, so ensure you visit a professional to talk about this. Did your…

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Incontinence since catheter removal after 7 weeks.

Hi, Sorry to hear you’re struggling with this. Being incontinent or peeing more often after catheter removal is a problem that…

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Is anyone taking Oxybutynin Hydrochloride for overactive bladder ?

Hi, Are you taking the 5mg tablets? It is recommended to speak to a Doctor if you haven’t seen any improvement…

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Why do I only suffer urge incontinence when out for a walk.

Hi, Do you know the reason for your urge incontinence? Visiting a Doctor or Urologist is vital to ensure you…

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Male incontinence all of a sudden. Standing up (Age 36)

Hi Philip, What you’re experiencing is common, as increased pressure in the body when standing up can force urine past the neck of…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Hi, Let me know how your visit with the physio goes. If you need more help in the meantime, don’t…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Hi John, That’s great that you have been prescribed the tablets, hopefully you see success. Let me know if you…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Thanks for your response again. I have tried pull-ups but prefer to wear a belted slip (currently using ID…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Hi John, Like you I also have done a few parkruns.  They are a great way of exercising and…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Yes, I visited the urologist today and he is certain that the side-effects radiotherapy have produced an over-active bladder…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Yes will try and see physio thanks for your help

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Yes cutting down on coffee can help, as it is a bladder irritant. If you could limit your sugar intake,…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Trying to cut down on coffe only 3 Or 4 cups a day now yes do like sugar

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Autologous Fascial Sling Recovery

People are usually off work for about 4-6 weeks after surgery. This depends however on whether your job is…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Yes I would ask your Doctor or physio about biofeedback; this is a process that focuses on ensuring you…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Yes lots of lifting and on feet all day (steel fabricator ) been doing exercises for 2 years now doc suggested…

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Had a robotic prostat removal April 2018

Hi, Sorry to hear you’re experiencing this. You mention you have no bladder control when working, does your job require…

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Male – catheter 6 months. Will I be incontinent and for how long after removal

Hi, After the catheter is removed, you are likely to have leakage of urine after this surgery. There is no…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Hi John, As you never leak whilst experiencing sensations, you are likely having pseudo or phantom nerve impulses. This is…

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Efemia for stress incontinence

Hi, From what I’m aware, that product is currently only available in Sweden. If anyone has heard any other news about…

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Thanks for coming back to me. Let me fill in a bit more background for you. Due to domestic…

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Autologous Fascial Sling Recovery

Yes, it’s called Autologous Fascia Rectus Sling. Thank you.

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I am a 68 year old male and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

Hi John, Do you find you have these urges randomly throughout the day or just during exercise? A lot of…

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Autologous Fascial Sling Recovery

Hi Catherine, That’s great that you are finally getting surgery. Do you know the name of the surgery procedure you…

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pelvic floor exercises?

Hi Martine, Did you find this to be successful? It would be great if you could share some more information…

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Urge incontinence

Hi Donald, What was the surgery that you had, and what kind of symptoms are you experiencing?

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pelvic floor exercises?

Exercises alone weren”t working for me, so I used this pelvic muascle stimulator, called Dr. Norm’s FemTone

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Urge incontinence

What treatment can you get from incontinence due to surgery?

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I am a 60 year old female

To develop appropriate care plans for bowel incontinence, it might help to first define the characteristics of this…

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I am a 60 year old female

Hi Jan, No problem. You need to talk to your Doctor so they can book you a test and ensure…

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I am a 60 year old female

Many thanks for your advice,I am waiting for results from my blood tests re Diabetes.How can I be tested…

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Urge incontinence

Hi, How have you been getting on? It would be great to hear if you have had any improvements.

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I am a 60 year old female

A high blood glucose level in your blood test may show Diabetes, however it might be ideal to do…

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How is incontinence diagnosed??

Tena Pants Normal are designed for moderate incontinence and should be a good place for you to start. You…

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Bladder training for urge incontinence

Bladder retraining is designed to cut the amount of times you pass urine down to six to eight times…

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Has anyone had any success with bladder training

Yes, bladder training can be very successful for incontinence management. Have you tried anything else yet for urge…

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Incontinence during pregnancy

Attends Contours Regular 4 are body shaped pads perfect for light incontinence. You can purchase them on Incontinence…

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pelvic floor exercises?

Hi, Have you found pelvic floor exercises to be effective?

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Incontinence at night

Tena Comfort Plus are shaped pads designed for moderate incontinence. You can purchase Tena Comfort Plus here. 

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Is bladder training effective

Have you heard of pelvic floor exercises? These are another effective way to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.

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Leaking during exercise

Hi, How have you getting on with the product?

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Bowel and Bladder incontinence

Attends is a popular brand that offers pull up pants. You can purchase these on Allanda.

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