Interstim Leads and removal

  • By Slantz883 · New reply April 17, 2014
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  • Got a question.. are the interstim leads removed also when the insterstim device is ...

Health Insurance

  • By lMarial · Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Does anyone know any Health Insurances that cover Urodynamic Testing? I've been trying to look some up and can't find any. Thanks ...

Medtronic bladder stimulator

  • By rtracy007 · Posted April 14, 2014
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  • Hello, My mother had a medtronic device for bladder control put in place ~4yrs ago. It has only been a problem. Has not helped in anyway. Problems with bad batteries and programming never helping out ...

Lithotripsy with intersteim the two together

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  • By Ga-Sunshine (Inactive) · New reply March 29, 2014
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  • Has anyone had lithotripsy treatments while they still have an intersteim implant ...

Anyone know anything about urethral hyper mobility?

  • By Jenna_Dillard · Posted February 28, 2014
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  • So, I recently was made aware that there is an app that my doctor's office works with that will show basically health history and tests and results and diagnoses and surgeries. As I was looking my conditions ...

Oxytrol OTC patch

  • By Sunshine75 · Posted February 21, 2014
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  • Has anyone tried the Oxytrol for Women OTC patch for OAB symptoms? Would like your feedback if you have, please ...


  • By crazybird12 · New reply February 16, 2014
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  • Hi anybody have the mirena I bleed three weeks out of the month ...

Interstim Procedure: Opinions Please!

  • By Poised · New reply January 17, 2014
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  • I am scheduled for an Interstim this week -- the permanent one -- but after reading all of the problems reported including nerve damage, restless leg syndrome, pain, scarring, ineffective, etc... I am ...

Interstim - anyone in the UK?

  • By skyrocket · New reply January 13, 2014
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  • I had an op this year and my surgeon ended up cutting some nerves which means my bladder won't work and I have to catheterise. The only hope really is this Interstim device so I am down to have the trial ...

InterStim Therapy Basic AND Advanced Trial

  • By aaacr · New reply January 7, 2014
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  • I was wonderinig if anyone has tried the basic trial and advanced trial of the InterStim Therapy and had no noticeable improvements and if it seemed your condition worsened when you were on it. To me ...

please, I am desperate for ideas/info.

  • By mommanna · New reply December 26, 2013
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  • Going on my 4th month of a IC flare and have not received any relief. I have seen 2 urologists and 2 urogyn. I have had a cystoscopy w/hydrodestension which did very little. Multiply painful tests and ...

InterStim Therapy - Basic AND Advanced Trial

  • By aaacr · Posted December 23, 2013
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  • I was wondering if anyone has tried the basic trial as well as the advanced trial of the InterStim Therapy and if you had NO noticeable improvements and if it seemed your condition worsened when you were ...


  • By SissyPissy · New reply December 21, 2013
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  • Had my interstim removed April 12, 2012 and all pain went away. At the scar, there is still minor pain here and there. I believe everyone in pain should have this removed. My doctor never understood why ...

Interstim NOT working!

  • By giddyupwhskygrl · New reply December 16, 2013
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  • I had stage 1 trial and I was amazed with 100% improvement on in continence and leaking and 50% improved with urgency. After I had the box implanted I have had severe pain, and it doesn't work!!!! Antibiotics ...

bladder botex injection

  • By Al-m · New reply December 11, 2013
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  • I have done five surgery in the past 5years. My blader can,t carry urine. And i have to go to rest room every houre and my Dr is recommended the injection please if any body have done this injection ...

Heaviness in low black

  • By rpam · Posted December 8, 2013
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  • Has anyone out there experience a kind of heaviness in the low back or butt area as if you have to drag your butt around? It's awful..kinda like the organs are gonna fall out. I can't wear normal shoes ...

Advanced InterStim Trial

  • By synthia · New reply December 4, 2013
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  • I wanted to hear from people who had an inconclusive initial InterStim trial result and chose the advanced Interstim trial option. I would like to know what you experienced such as how successful the ...

Interstim for bowel control

  • By kshl · New reply November 5, 2013
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  • I have had the Interstim in for 7 months.... I think I am better, but my Medtronic rep. was not very good, so I am having to play with it myself. I go to the doctor every 3 months, but I still would like ...

Interstim or botox

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  • By ckhm (Inactive) · New reply November 3, 2013
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  • I need to make a choice of treatment for urge incontinence. I can have either an Interstim or botox injections which don't lasty as long and have to be repeated. I am nervous about the Interstim and possibilities ...

Re-hooking up previous leads

  • By Slantz883 · Posted November 1, 2013
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  • I had my Interstim removed in 2010. My new urologist keeps pushing me to have it again. IF the leads have been left behind... Would they just hook them back up to the new unit ...

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