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  • By huessysignoret · New reply April 30, 2010
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  • I have a brother who trained as an emergency room nurse and later moved into hospital administration, so he's not in the dark about medical matters. He has a friend whose opinion he values, and the friend ...

Anyone been helped by an antihistamine?

  • By huessysignoret · Posted April 2, 2010
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  • I've read recently that many people's IC symptoms are drastically reduced by a whole-body antihistamine. (I believe it's called Atarax.) Anyone have any experience with that ...

Interstim for bladder

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  • By JaneR (Inactive) · New reply March 21, 2010
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  • Hi there, Has anyone had problems getting other surgeries done with the warnings from the FDA and Health Canada with this device. The interactions between other medical devices and the one implanted ...

Neurogenic Bladder Problem.....Solved!

  • By suzybarb · New reply March 19, 2010
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  • I have dysautonomia, and have had it for many years. One of the most problematic issues it has caused is the fact it stopped my awareness that my bladder is full, and so 3 or 4 times a day I would sit ...


  • By katie1234 · New reply February 28, 2010
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  • I just had my interstim implant two days ago. Startint to feel better. Peeing on my own. Hardly any retention. So far everything is going well. Onlly problem I had was in the recovery room and was wide ...

Question on bladder cancer surgery in Olive View - UCLA Medical Center

  • By twthekid · New reply February 15, 2010
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  • A friend is having surgery for Bladder Cancer - probably Bladder removal - this month. It is in this center. I live in Boston so I am not in a good position to evaluate this center. I know from research ...


  • By Dawn54 · New reply January 10, 2010
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  • I am getting the Interstim implant on January 8th and I would like to find out if anyone has it and how long was it before you could feel it was working? How long was recovery? Frances ...

Interstim Implant - should I get it?

  • By wallysparks39 · New reply December 31, 2009
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  • I posted this earlier as a reply tro Anne5762 posted on Dec29 08. I guess if I want an answer, I should start a new discussion, so here it is again. I’m in the test stage now; the leads were inserted ...

Interstim lead revision surgery?

  • By evanandaverysmom · New reply December 16, 2009
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  • My leads have moved,I fell down the stairs 2wks after surgery and it was not working any longer. Is recovery time/pain level the same the 2nd time around? I took pain pills the first 3 days the first ...


  • By kjoywilson · New reply December 16, 2009
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  • I am getting the first phase of the Interstim implant tomorrow. I just found this website and scanned some of the posts regarding negative experiences with the implant. I am 33 and have urinary frequency ...

Urinary issues related to dry vagina

  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply December 15, 2009
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  • Hi, In response to my inquiry, Inspire suggested that I post to this group. I hope this is the appropriate forum; if not, my apologies. I am a female, age 61. Awhile ago I started having symptoms which ...

Any other men out there on Interstim?

  • By abenaki · Posted November 12, 2009
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  • Hi, I am new to this site but it is just like the site I go on for my back issues. Exactly the same format. Anyway, I have had a lot of issues with bladder function and they are now set to do Interstim ...

Medtronic Neurostimulator for bladder problems

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  • By JaneR (Inactive) · New reply September 29, 2009
  • 17 replies
  • Hi everyone, I am new to this site so don't really understand how to use it yet. I have a Medtronic implanted device since 2001 and have been having serious problems for about three years. When things ...

Looking for urogynocologist

  • By nn · New reply July 24, 2009
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  • Hi I got one opinion from a Dr telling me I should try interstem therapy. I would like a 2nd opinion so Im asking if anyone can refer a urogynocologist in the New York area Needless to say Im looking ...

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