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Urinary bladder training exercises after surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my uncle had undergone bladder augmentation 3 years back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but still the bladder hasnt started functioning properly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he has to use catheter everytime to empty the bladder
Doctor :   Can you mention his age and for what condition did he undergo the surgery?
User :   34 single doing job
User :   yes he had gone throught the surgery for infection in bladder
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was the surgery performed? Isnt he getting the urge to urinate or is the urine dribbling?
User :   he is gettign the urge to urinate
Doctor :   ok
User :   but cant empty the bladder completely
User :   and has to use the catheter
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what i would liek to ask here is that would he benefit fromany kind of physiotherapy or yoga
Doctor :   Were bladder training exercises given to him after the surgery?
User :   no exercises were told to him

Doctor :   I suggest that he consult a physiotherapists and get trained in bladder emptying exercises.
Doctor :   Following these for a month or two will improve the bladder function.
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