Interstim Therapy

  • By nvcatwoman · New reply March 14, 2014
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  • I made an appointment for interstim therapy for fecal incontinence. After reading several stories I'm concerned and wonder if I should go through with it. I'm reading about continued soreness at implant ...


  • By Andrea1212 · New reply March 10, 2014
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  • Was really hoping this site would help me and comfort me to know other people are going through what I am or similar. However, I guess no one cares if you are a newbie cause no one has bothered to respond ...

Interstim device lead moved!!! Help!!

  • By Andrea1212 · New reply March 3, 2014
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  • I just had the permanent interstim device put in on feb 6th and I was getting up out of bed and I kind of got caught up in the blankets. Well when I sat up I think I bent too much and felt instant excruciating ...


  • By snowville · Posted March 2, 2014
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  • Has anyone reacted to the InterStim with a rash? Several days after the trial in January I developed a rash at the site of the wire and bandages, which got worse. Within a week the wire was removed and ...

Kidney stones and intersteim implants

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  • By Ga-Sunshine (Inactive) · Posted February 27, 2014
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  • Anyone having experiences with calcium deposits attached to walls of kidneys ...

interstim surgery

  • By nterry79 · New reply February 27, 2014
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  • hey, I just had interstim surgery this morning. and before I went in of course I had SOME chunks in my rear. but know it looks like potholes! and its mostly in the bottom portion of my rear. why? is that ...

One way ticket to Painville, please!!

  • By Andrea1212 · New reply February 25, 2014
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  • Hey all!! Looks like I get to add another problem to the list!! This morning I woke up and had to urinate. I had gotten up like 5 times already. Then this horrible pain hit me in my right lower abdomen ...

inter stem for bladder spasms

  • By roulskandd · Posted February 20, 2014
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  • My bladder feels like it is in a vice all the time. I have no problems with leaking, etc.....just the horrible pressure. I am able to void with no problem. Will the inter stem neurotransmitter help with ...

Interstim pain

  • By Cjfletcher · New reply February 17, 2014
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  • I am having horrible hip pain where my interstim is implanted. I have never had hip problems before. Want to know if this is common because it hurts really bad. Anyone else with these symptoms ...

Problems with Interstim therapy stage 2!! Possible infection, lead migratio

  • By Andrea1212 · Posted February 17, 2014
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  • I am going through a lot of the same pain. I was diagnosed with IC in 2011 and my problem list has just blossomed from that. I was urinating about 30-40 times a day, waking 5-10 times during the night ...

Interstim has moved

  • By Janiejanie · New reply February 11, 2014
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  • I had an interstim implant about 6 months ago. I had to have a second surgery because one of the leads came undone. I recently noticed that the site of the implant was bigger and had changed shape. Was ...

Bladder Cancer?!?!

  • By DHGIRLWKU · Posted February 8, 2014
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  • I have Lupus. I was diagnosed about a year ago. A lot has happened since and before that diagnoses. Anyway, recently I was put on Metheltrexate. One week later I developed a UTI (I went to Urgent Care ...

Lost sensation in my bladder! Help

  • By swollest · Posted January 15, 2014
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  • About one month ago I woke up I felt no sensation in my bladder, I have to sit on the toilet for 5 minutes trying to make myself go. I went to the urologist he checked my prostrate which was normal then ...

residual urine

  • By jmetwin · Posted November 30, 2013
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  • I was diagnosed with bladder reflux after surgery to remove a mass behind bladder in which a small part of my bladder was removed. I am wondering if bladder reflx can cause residual urine ...

Pie Pressure every second since 17 years

  • By MATAIKE · New reply November 12, 2013
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  • Hello, first, sorry for my unperfect english, I don't understand english very well. I'm searching for people, who have the same symptoms as I. When I had 16 years, I went to the school toilette and after ...

Pain and Fever

  • By JagLbotts · New reply November 7, 2013
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  • Two days ago I started having cramps in my lower abdomen. Then yesterday I had a very tender spot on my left side by my waist. It hurt to touch and if I sneezed or tried to take a deep breath, I experienced ...

How can I get my Interstim and leads removed in Minnesota

  • By angieshope · New reply October 31, 2013
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  • I have constant pain and need to find a doctor to remove them. My urologist tried to talk me into leaving it in. She said she could remove the pack but said she would leave the leads in. They cause half ...

interstim trial

  • By tudisue · New reply October 25, 2013
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  • I had horrible time with trial. I had accident in 2001 and had C5 nerve impingement, T12 compression fracture and degenerative changes at L5-S1. When trying to insert lead Dr could not hit nerve. What ...

IC and Pelvic Floor Dysfuntion

  • By rpam · New reply October 19, 2013
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  • Has anyone out there had IC with possible pelvic floor dysfunction? I am experiencing a heaviness in my pelvic area when I if an organ is going to fall out. I also have a heaviness in the low ...

anterior fusion 3 months post op problems

  • By lacee · Posted October 4, 2013
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  • hey group, well its been 3 mnths since I had my asf. my back has improved somewhat but I am having stomach issues, I was in hosp. 5 days , I have been bloating up like im ready to deliver anyday, of course ...

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