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Numb penis, urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence. Reason?

Hello I have a question. My complaint is that I have been experiencing numb penis for about 2 years and a couple of months. I have urinary incontinence and somewhat bowel also but i cannot tell when i have to use the restroom. I have to wear pads and what i am trying to figure out why is there numbness in my penis when i cannot tell when i have to urinate?
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi Dear
Welcome to the Health care magic.

In my opinion you have neglected yourself a lot .You should immediately consult the neurologist.
He will investigate you with MRI Spine and other relevant investigation to know the cause.
Possibilities are that some compression is going on in your lower spinal cord or you might have met any injury or some degenerative changes are taking place in your spinal cord.
Treatment may be possible according to the diagnosis made.

Hope your query is answered.

Thanks
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Vidya KR's  Response
Hi, Thanks for using HCM.

Loss of control over urination could be due to neurogenic bladder, problem could be in spinal cord in sacral region or in nerves or in bladder itself or in brain.
you need to evaluated for it. consult a neurologist for examination and management.
Hope I answered your question. Feel free to ask me if you have any further queries.
Wish you good health. Take
care.

Regards
Dr. Vidya
Answered: Sat, 13 Jul 2013
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