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Female bladder continence

  • By Elysse_AZ · Posted December 7, 2007
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 3 replies
  • I've had 6 surgeries in the last year and since having a foley catheter in after the last on ein August, my bladder is not bouncing back well. I usually cath every 4-6 hours and don't have to wake up ...

BCG reaction

  • By drd · Posted December 23, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 6 replies
  • I have just had BCG #37 yesterday at 8:30 am- it is now 1:20 pm Wednesday- I may be an old hand at this, but there is always something I can learn- I take one 4mg Detrol one hour prior to instillation ...

Has anyone tried Vesicare for overactive bladder after BCG

  • By jhierbaum · Posted July 27, 2012
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 5 replies
  • I would really appreciate feedback on the experiences using Vesicare. If not Vesicare : Detrol,Enablex, Sanctura. THANK YOU ...

Home from 1ST TURBT (5/29/09)

  • By YvonneM · Posted May 29, 2009
  • Journal entry · 38 replies
  • Well I had my surgery today. It took 75 minutes. I have a catheter in for the next week.. The doctor said he took random biopsys in addition to the tumors to send to pathology for staging. He also stated ...

Help with preparing dad for BCG treatments

  • By debdak · Posted May 26, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 19 replies
  • Here's a quick background: My 81-year-old dad starts a 6-week BCG treatment in a few weeks. He had TURB in late April and 3 tumors removed; the remaining one is T2 CIS. He had a a very rough time recovering ...

Recovery After After TURBT

  • By YvonneM · Posted June 9, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 22 replies
  • I just need to know I am not being a baby. I had the TURBT on 5/29/09. Had the Cath out on 6/5/09. Felt pretty good during that time. Now the cath is out and I dread going to the bathroom. The stream ...

Lymph nodes no longer enlarged

  • By epmema · Posted October 10, 2010
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 17 replies
  • Just a note to let all of you with recurrence in the lymph nodes know that I had a CT scan done last week after my 5th Taxol/Carbo treatment - the Rt. iliac lymph nodes are no longer enlarged Thank you ...

Bladder leakage

  • By dress4less · Posted May 31, 2007
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 11 replies
  • My 75 years old mother has worn an indwelling catheter for 6 years. Just recently, she has begun leaking a great deal to the point that I have put Depends on her. She has become extremely depressed and ...

Easing BCG After Effects

  • By john123 · Posted September 12, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 9 replies
  • I just completed my 16th BCG treatment yesterday. The after effects of these treatments, like burning when peeing, cramps, urgency, frequency would last for 2 or 3 days and were getting worse as each ...

Urgency to Urinate after First TURB and 6 week BCG treatments

  • By Leslie45 · Posted March 24, 2008
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • I just completed my 6 week BCG treatments and now have a 2 week break before I undergo another cysto. My last 2 BCG treatments went very well as I had no side effects! I do now have a small window ( or ...

Post TURBT Visit and Pathology Results ( 6/5/09)

  • By YvonneM · Posted June 5, 2009
  • Journal entry · 37 replies
  • I went for my appointment this morning. The catheter has been removed...Thank goodness. Urinating is not too nice the spasms are awful, but he said to expect that. The pathology report states: -Low grade ...

Botox vs. Ditropan - Urology Meds

  • By bpvanle · Posted April 28, 2008
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 8 replies
  • I'd like to avoid the Ditropan (oxybutynin) side effects and use a more side-effect free approach to reducing overactive bladder symptoms. I've been taking 5mg 4x daily and prefer not to deal with the ...

botox next week in the bladder

  • By garrett86 · Posted September 7, 2008
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 5 replies
  • I just want to be sure. My son was tested and can retain 10oz of liquid before his bladder spasms. The urologist suggested either to rebuild his bladder making it larger, or botox. My son is 18, injured ...

Alkaline or Not

  • By Patbfit · Posted December 4, 2012
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 69 replies
  • Many people are now attempting to change their diets to affect a more alkaline environment in their bodies in the belief that it will provide a less friendly atmosphere for cancer to grow. I think it ...

Isaac's syndrome

  • By Lynn2 · Posted March 23, 2007
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 1487 replies
  • Does anyone have Isaac's syndrome or have a relative or friend who does? Also, if you are just knowledgeable about this disease... Thanks, Lynn ...

dr lamm protocol for maintenance bcg treatments

  • By joyus · Posted August 2, 2013
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 8 replies
  • i saw this on dr lamms website about maintenance. Does it mean he that all maintenance is done at 1/3 dose maximum. update on the protocol: from Dr. Lamm's site: It is also true that maintenance can cause ...

All OK?

  • By angelbrd67 · Posted October 19, 2010
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • The doctor called me at 8pm this evening.. Love this Urologist.. He calls the house you can email him questions.. its nice and personable.. he doesn't make you PAY for Well they did a Kidney ...


  • By Seetherfan · Posted January 20, 2011
  • Journal entry · 15 replies
  • I'm just curious, anyone know how long it takes for a person to deteriorate to where they can't walk? My walking has been progressively getting worse ever since this was diagnosed. I have a cane coming ...

TURB questions

  • By ancram · Posted September 15, 2011
  • Journal entry · 15 replies
  • I had one in 2001, but have to have another to remove a low-grade tumor next week. As I recall the post op pain with urination was pretty awful and lasted far longer than with cystoscopy (about 10 days ...

bladder augmantation

  • By cooperm1 · Posted May 21, 2007
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 8 replies
  • Hi, I'm new to this site and have been reading it for a couple of weeks now. I am T-10 complete, 6 1/2 years post accident. 4 years ago I had bladder augmentaion surgery. Boy was it tough but worth it ...

Bladder Health

  • By herpam · Posted May 30, 2007
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 8 replies
  • My son is a high functioning para. however, he has alot of trouble with his bladder.....if he sneezes, coughs or just uses any force to move himself he leaks and not just a little..........this is causing ...

Having a problem

  • By KenSr · Posted March 19, 2007
  • Discussion in ALS Association · 3 replies
  • I am hoping this wonderful group can help me with a problem I am having. I recently started having major bladder control issues. The urologist said that if I was 70, he would be treating me for an enlarged ...

side affects

  • By tjames · Posted July 21, 2008
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 2 replies
  • my son is a t6 para, he takes a bladder med. is "burning lips" one of the side affects? he has tried 3 different meds and still has this condition. Any suggestions ...


  • By shesasourgirl · Posted May 28, 2009
  • Discussion in National Cervical Cancer Coalition · 10 replies
  • For the past 4 days or so Ive had mild "pain" in my lower abdomen, right around where my uterus is located. Its not really that painful, but its something I notice everytime I stand up. Also acompanied ...

URAL after BCG treatments?

  • By SilverGrizzly · Posted September 12, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 9 replies
  • MyCat wrote that he received URAL after his BCG treatments to help normalize the urine. Has anyone else been given this? It seems like it might help with any burning side effects. The only information ...

Neurontin versus Lyrica

  • By Gimpa50 · Posted September 17, 2009
  • Discussion in Paralysis Resource Center · 22 replies
  • I am a C5 complete quadriplegic. I have been taking 2400 mg daily of Neurontin for nerve pain in my arms for 6 years since my accident. It helps some but does not eliminate the pain. I take Darvocet in ...

Ureter stents and BCG

  • By AndyS · Posted January 17, 2010
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 8 replies
  • Hello fellow BC warriors! As a fairly newly diagnosed BC patient (T1G3) I've had my TURBTs and biopsy of the ureters. I currently have bilateral ureter stents and am set to start BCG treatment in a couple ...

Colonic inertia and sphincter problem

  • By Dipper · Posted January 19, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 33 replies
  • I have been diagnosed with colonic inertia and my sphincter does not work. This was four years ago. I have tried biofeedback, sphincter retraining, have gone alternative with IV sessions. I am told I ...

"Overactive" Bladder After BCG Treatments?

  • By KristinLee · Posted February 14, 2010
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 10 replies
  • Hi again, My mom has had about 8 BCG treatments and the Cystoscopy showed she is clear (no cancer) to now have her total hip replacement surgery...but she was advised 3 more BCGs to be really certain ...

Cystitis as a side effect of Gemzar

  • By suemac · Posted December 27, 2010
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 14 replies
  • Gemar gals, Need to hear from anyone, who has had symptoms of a urinary tract infection - mostly frequency, discomfort with minimal burning, but a negative urine culture. So what it boils down to is inflammation ...

Urinary Issues

  • By Seetherfan · Posted March 13, 2011
  • Discussion in United Leukodystrophy Foundation · 8 replies
  • My urinary issues have gotten much worse. I know there is medication out there to help, but I have seen on here that Flomax was not very good. Does anyone have any suggestions for this ...

Could bactrim DS stops pouch spasms?

  • By jtmama · Posted April 2, 2011
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 11 replies
  • Hi again I just had a wonderful 5 week trip to sunny Florida and felt great!!!! (first time since RC on Oct 2010) My internist said to just take the Bactrim DS twice a day and we will address all the ...


  • By amindnyl · Posted July 15, 2011
  • Discussion in National Association For Continence · 6 replies
  • My incontinence. started about 2 yrs ago, seemingly about the time hubby realized he had a problem and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. for the year before that our sex life wasn't so great, as i felt ...


Judybee7 (Inactive)
  • By Judybee7 (Inactive) · Posted October 27, 2011
  • Discussion in Bladder Diseases · 6 replies
  • I feel like I have to pee all the time. I have pressure, bladder pain & a feeling that does not go away. It is worse at night and I get up to use the bathroom many times. I have seen 3 urologists & my ...

Azo or Pyridium to reduce BCG effects?

  • By pjctny · Posted October 1, 2012
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 8 replies
  • Does anyone have any thoughts or experience using these drugs to reduce the pain after BCG treatments? If so please tell me when you used it, how it worked and any other thoughts that might be helpful ...

Urinary incontinence with Taxol?

  • By Lesleco · Posted July 11, 2013
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 15 replies
  • Has anyone experienced urinary incontinence after taking several treatments with Taxol? Since January of this year (2013) I have had 3 rounds of Carbo/Taxol chemo with hardly any side effects, then had ...

Opinions on pain

  • By Sharecropper · Posted August 11, 2013
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 6 replies
  • I started over a year ago with urgency, frequency and a lot of pain. After a few misdiagnoses of urinary tract infection, and a couple trips to urologist who said bladder spasms, finally diagnoses with ...


  • By kfishl · Posted December 3, 2013
  • Discussion in National Association For Continence · 1 reply
  • I have had overactive/urge incontinence since I was 24 after giving birth to twin boys. I have struggled with this for 13 years. I have been to now 3 urologists. I went on Detrol LA 5 years ago and it ...

Frequent UTIs any advice?

  • By Redundant · Posted January 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 66 replies
  • I'm a very cleanly person, I shower even if I have to drag myself to it and baby myself so I don't faint. So the fact that I have frequent UTIs and yeast infections really bothers me. Is this a part of ...

Solitary Blues

  • By grannylunatic · Posted September 18, 2008
  • Journal entry · 18 replies
  • I'm progressively deteriorating physically and I alternate between sad and MAD. I want a larger apartment and a dog and a cat but I'm not sure I can handle the work needed for any of it. I'm not used ...

We need advice -- Incontinence

  • By MoniqueFB · Posted March 3, 2009
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • My mother has had a course of radiation therapy to the brain and chest. She has only had one chemo session because they found some blood clots the day she was supposed to have the second one, and I guess ...

Post Diagnosis/TURBs and TURP: Pre-BCG

  • By mtbk · Posted April 29, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • After one cysto, two TURBs and a TURP over the last several months, I'm finally starting some actual therapy next week. After being very symptomatic for most of the last several weeks, I'm finally starting ...

Just had TURB on Monday

  • By Baa · Posted June 17, 2009
  • Journal entry · 22 replies
  • Hi everyone, Well I had my biopsy on Monday. Everything seemed to go well. My husband said I was in surgery for 2 hours which seems very long, but Uro just said he was anxious to get good samples of everything ...

bladder pressure

  • By JWALKER97756 · Posted June 22, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies

I just don't feel good

  • By KAYE45 · Posted July 2, 2009
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • Still in process of going from MD to MD (specialists) for definite diagnosis, ANA positive, Lupus positive, Epstein Barr, positive, and Rheum. positive. I am suffering from insomnia - and frequent night ...

Stuck in the house?

  • By rockandroll · Posted August 22, 2009
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • Although I am still very new to all this, I have learned a lot from all of you and I really appreciate it. I am still getting one heck of a burning sensation when urinating. I know this is common after ...

September 4, 2009

  • By suewojo · Posted September 10, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • I went to meet my oncologist today. I like her. She was highly recommended by some of my co-workers. Glad I have connections when it comes to this cancer stuff. I work at one of the local hospitals and ...

BCG #3

  • By rockandroll · Posted September 28, 2009
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • Back from the hospital after #3 and feeling good. I've had no side effects at all from these treatments. Of course, I'm just getting started, so who knows what the future holds. All I can do is wait and ...

Husband had first bcg yesterday

  • By mycopper · Posted October 17, 2009
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • He seems to feel ok. just 5 more to go ...

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

  • By PeterPJB · Posted November 6, 2009
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I was shocked at my elevated PSA readings over such a short period of time. in Dec 2008 my PSA was 1.5 and 5 months later 3.9 which lead to a biopsy in June 2009. Findings were a 3-5% concentration of ...

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