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I need to find a Urologist that will place an interstim

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I need to find a Urologist that will place an interstim device for incontinence.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

No! I am on nothing for the incontinence.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had spine surgery 4 years ago and had the L4 and L5 removed.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Urology
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Urologist: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 9 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

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Urologist: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 9 months ago

So you havent tried any medication for incontinence at all ? I would recommend using anticholinergics like oxybutynin, benztropine ,solifenasin etc prior to going for Interstim.

Patients that are candidate for InterStim therapy have either failed medications for their bladder (anticholinergics), or have a medical contraindication to taking medications.

Do you have any more queries?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
The anticholinergics were not effective
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
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Urologist: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 9 months ago

So if medical options failed then interstim is an effective solution for sure. Do you have any queries about that ?

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