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I have an artificial sphincter (not working) to assist with…

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I have an artificial...

I have an artificial sphincter (not working) to assist with incontinence after prostate surgery.

Doctor's Assistant: Is the condition chronic, or acute?

Would botox injections to the bladder neck be of any help to fix the problem of incontinence.

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

I had total prostatectamy in 2003.Incontinence returned soon after, However in2007 a careless dr tried to insert a catheter, but tore the entire sphincter muscle from the bladder neck, nothing other that artificial Sphincter has been tried without sucess. now have total incontinence and am desperated to try something else. Abladder sling has also been tried witout sucess.

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Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

how old are you?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
70 yrs why is is it not possible to get abrief reply inn writing
Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

what meds are you on?

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why is that?

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