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Bipolar with kidney damage from lithium & prilosec use.

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Bipolar with kidney damage from lithium & prilosec use. Began Seroquel (presently 300MG/day) 3 weeks ago. Bladder stress incontinence (post lapryscopic hysterectomy in 1987) has suddenly gotten worse. Working with Mass Gen. Hosp. nephrologist on kidney damage. Can same doctor treat bladder problem or must I find a urologist? Meds: Seroquel, Prilosec (40mg day), simvastatin, levothyroxine, clonazepam. OTCs fish oil, omega-3, D-3, B-12. HIstory: Colon cancer treated with colectomy (2010) removal of med. section of colon, Reynauds syndrome, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Dissociative disorder, osteoarthris (recommendation to have hip replacement) stress incontinence, CPOD (quit smoking 10/2015).
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 8 months ago.

Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience. How can I assist you today?

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 8 months ago.

Some nephrologists also treat bladder issues but some refer them to a urologist (a surgeon).

So. What should you do?

Ask your kidney doctor if she can take care of your bladder issues.

Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick MD FACS