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I have always had great bladder control and could hold it

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I have always had great bladder control and could hold it for 12+ hours, husband envied me. But after I had surgery for a kidney stone remove (and 3 days of a stent afterwards) I have had bladder control issues. It has been a year now and things are getting worse. The urge comes on suddenly and 9 times out of 10 I do not make it to the bathroom in time, and pee on myself (not all of it but enough have to change). I have tried PT with a pelvic floor specialist and it did not help. What more can be done and is it possible the surgery caused this?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 7 months ago.
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mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}Hi there,This is Dr Diego, experienced Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.I understand your concerns. The problem you described is known as overreactive bladder. Overreactive bladder causes a sudden urgent to urinate. Time voiding, biofeedback and medication can be used to treat this problem. Sometimes the symptoms can present after surgical procedures. The best approach is to talk to your primary care physician. If PT has been already treated, medication could be the next approach. The only way I am credited here by the website and the money that you have deposited is released is when you rate me.Therefore, I would appreciate a rating when you are done asking.Kindest regards
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 7 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Diego, experienced Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.I understand your concerns. The problem you described is known as overreactive bladder. Overreactive bladder causes a sudden urgent to urinate. Time voiding, biofeedback and medication can be used to treat this problem. Sometimes the symptoms can present after surgical procedures. The best approach is to talk to your primary care physician. If PT has been already treated, medication could be the next approach. The only way I am credited here by the website and the money that you have deposited is released is when you rate me.Therefore, I would appreciate a rating when you are done asking.Kindest regards