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Cause of no improvement in urethral prolapse - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my 9 year old daughter has urethral prolapse has been put on a estrogen cream and sitz baths on monday its been four days should we have seen some improvement still spotting
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Any treatment takes time to show its results, since this is an anatomical problem
User :   we do not go back to the doctor for three weeks if it doesn't improve she has to see a urologist and possible surgery
Doctor :   it takes longer to show results
User :   they feel it was from constipation
Doctor :   one should not judjge a treatment program just because one is nt finding quick results
Doctor :   One must complete the course of treatment to know whether
Doctor :   it works or not
User :   ok, I just know this is a rare condition and I am rushing a recovery because the last thing I want is for her to have to have surgery
Doctor :   Yes I understand that there is quiet a lot of stigma in people over surgery, especially in a child
User :   ok i'm done
Doctor :   but I always tell my patients that
Doctor :   they are luckier to have a surgically correctable problem than a medically correctable one, as surgery gives more definitive results than medicines.
User :   Well you gave me no information on her medical condition so I will end chat
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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