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Dr. Y., Urologist
Category: Urology
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Experience:  I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
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I had prostate cancer and the prostate was removed. I have

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i had prostate cancer and the prostate was removed. I have terrible incontinence. Medicine has not worked. My urologist recommends either nerve treatment of the bladder or a have an artificial sphinter put in. Your thoughts.
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: It continues constantly.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No. The only other thing I suffer from is depression and I am seeing a gastr for weight loss and adbominal pain.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry you have had such bad urinary incontinence.

this can be a bad side effect of prostatectomy surgery of your prostate gland.

I would use an artificial sphinter which can be operated by squeezing a switch in your scrotum.

this can give you control of your urination.

let me know if you have questions.