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Can a Bonney test damage a vesticovaginal fistular and make

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can a Bonney test damage a vesticovaginal fistular and make it worse?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

The Bonney test is done as part of the bladder stress test, after the doctor verifies that urine is lost with coughing

it is similar to the bladder stress test except the bladder neck is lifted slightly with a finger or instrument inserted into your vagina while the bladder stress is applied

this checks to see if incontinence is the result of the bladder neck being pushed down too far by the stress

the Bonney test should not make a bladder vaginal fistula worse.

a gyn examination can see if you have a bladder vaginal fistula.

have you had a gyn examination?