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Search found 20 matches
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: bladder problems
Topic: OAB?
Replies: 3
Views: 2735

Re: OAB?

I echo all comments above. You may also wish to speak to a Continence Nurse at the Bladder & Bowel Foundation. www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org/ They can offer clinical advice and answer any questions that you may have - please call 0845 345 0165 and leave your name and number. You will be call...
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: bladder problems
Topic: Catheterisation
Replies: 2
Views: 2008

Re: Catheterisation

Unfortunately pelvic floor exercises will not help in this case. However, you may find it helpful to speak to one of the Continence nurses on the Bladder and Bowel Foundation helpline who will be able to answer any questions that you may have and offer practical advice. If you would like to do this ...
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: bladder problems
Topic: Interstitial Cystitis
Replies: 3
Views: 2638

Re: Interstitial Cystitis

If you haven't already heard of them she may find it helpful to look at the COB (Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation) http://www.cobfoundation.org/
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: bladder problems
Topic: Bed wetting
Replies: 2
Views: 1923

Re: Bed wetting

It may be worth looking at his diet, often caffeine found in tea, cola and hot chocolate aggravate the bladder and increase the risk of bed wetting. Please also see the ERIC website http://www.eric.org.uk/ they have a helpline offering advice on products and also sell products etc. You may also wish...
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: general
Topic: contraceptive pill and blood loss/discharge
Replies: 1
Views: 1153

Re: contraceptive pill and blood loss/discharge

It is likely to be as a result of taking both pills on the same day. You would be best to seek the advice of your GP who will be able to determine what is causing the problem.
by Debbie Gordon
Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: sexual health
Topic: genital warts
Replies: 2
Views: 2467

Re: genital warts

There are a number of treatments from gels and creams to cryotherapy (freezing) - the treatment choice depends upon the severity and type of warts. Your GP or local GUM clinic will be best placed to advised you. The following NHS link gives further detail: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Genital_warts/...
by Debbie Gordon
Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: general men's health
Topic: prostate problems and BPH
Replies: 2
Views: 2382

Re: prostate problems and BPH

Your husband would benefit from a review with his local Continence Advisory Service. His GP can refer him..It can take time for the bladder to return to normal after a period of time with an indwelling catheter. He may find it useful to talk to the Helpline team at the Bladder & Bowel Foundation...
by Debbie Gordon
Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: incontinence
Topic: incontinence relief by Ciallis
Replies: 2
Views: 2877

Re: incontinence relief by Ciallis

Cialis isn't widely recognized as a medication to treat / improve symptoms of incontinence - although there are reports of coincidental improvements in urinary symptoms. You could certainly discuss your options with your urologist. Your symptoms may well be as a result of ongoing damage to the tissu...
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: incontinence
Topic: Sacral Nerve Stimulator
Replies: 2
Views: 2584

Re: Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) can have a positive effect on both bladder and bowel but is generally implanted with the intention of targeting one or the other. Klaus Matzel has published a number of papers describing SNS and its coincidental efficacy on both bladder and bowel. You may find it helpf...
by Debbie Gordon
Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: general men's health
Topic: Lack of Modesty Concerns for Male Patients
Replies: 1
Views: 4553

Re: Lack of Modesty Concerns for Male Patients

As a female clinician, I treat men and I wholeheartedly support your concerns. I think that you have made some extremely valid points that do need to be taken seriously. However, as I am sure that you are aware part of the problem is as a result of the professions being female dominated (Nursing, Re...
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