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Unread 03-22-2005, 05:08 AM
Urine leaking!

This is a problem that I have been having for a little while, but have been avoiding it. Have any of you ladies have problems with you bladder or urine? I have big problems leaking urine, not just when I am laughing of sneezing, just when I am just walking around of sitting down, or even laying down, the urine just comes out without any control. It's very uncomfortable because my underwear gets very soaked, and I have to change them a number of times a day. I am going to the store today and pick me up some panty liners, and hope that holds the urine without soaking my underwear. When it comes to using the bathroom, I have to go and pee like every hour on the hour, and then leak urine all day. I'm also still having problems with my bowels, I feel so packed up, but nothing helps, and the gas is just running around my stomach like crazy. Help please!
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Unread 03-22-2005, 05:48 AM
Urine leaking!

I had the same problem with leaking bladder. I was really worried. I asked my Dr adn she just kept saying that it was really weird. When I went for my 6 week post op check up it was still happening . Doc said it was because I was not healed all the way and kept me on all restrictions for another 2 monthes. By the end of week 7 all had cleared up. I also used pads all day and night. It should go away but my doc said if it did not that I would have to have more test done to see why it was happening.

hope this helps.
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Unread 03-22-2005, 07:12 AM
Urine leaking!

Hi!

I know how frustrated you must feel -- I had a catheter and still wound up leaking for 4 days. I was leaking so badly I would fill a maxipad up in no time and had to send my poor DH to the store for Poise pads. I was sooooooo upset because I thought I had a fistula and would leak forever (well not forever because they can fix fistulas but until I could get it fixed!). But then it just stopped. The doc thought it might have been bladder spasms. But in any case it happened during the period when I was dropping about 3 lbs of water weight a day (plus the copious amounts I was drinking) so I'm wondering if the bladder (even with a cath) couldn't handle it.

In any case, definitely give your doc a call -- it may just be post-op trauma or it might be something more.

As for the bowels -- make sure you keep drinking -- I know when I was leaking my instincts were to cut down on what I was drinking -- that led to more gas and I had to really force myself to drink more.

Hope you feel much better! Hugs to you!

Nancy-Anne
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Unread 03-22-2005, 05:00 PM
Urine leaking!

Had TAH 1-25. At 1 mo I started the leaky thing. My Dr. said it should go away as the muscles all start to heal. It is better but if I over do it or have swelly belly it happens again. Others tell me it will go away. I hope so. Now it's just a little bit. Your right we didn't sign on for all of this. Keep the hope up. Lynn
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Unread 03-27-2005, 02:31 AM
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Hey ladies, well the leaking urine thing is still going on, and it's getting a bit bothersome, I do wear a panty liner with my panties so they don't get too wet. My bowels are finally starting to move more often, I don't have to drink that much prune juice anymore, and the gas has finally gotten better also, Whew! My stomach is still numb, can't feel a thing, I could pinch myself all day and won't feel anything, and wear they shaved my hair off, I am itching like nuts. But I still can only eat very small meals at a time, and that's maybe a couple of tablespoons of this and that. The only thing that really bothers me is that I still can't sleep no more than 3 -4 hours a day, not night, I am up all night long. And yes once again, I made a big boo boo. It showed one day last week and the snow was starting to get a couple of inches, I didn't want to get stuck with no one to help me, so I went outside and shoveled the snow in front of my door and in front of the building. I know I should not have did it, but I am the super of the building and I didn't want no one to come out in the morning to go to work and slip on any snow or ice. Well I paid for that, when I came upstairs the pain in my abdomen got so bad that I couldn't move, I raced to my Perocet, and this went on for 2 - 3 days. This is the second time I did something that I wasn't suppose to, and believe me, this time I learned my lesson. I'm not saying that I'm getting a lot better, but I very little at a time. I go to the doctor next week for my 4 week check-up, and I do have some issues that I wish to discuss with him! Wish me luck. Stay sweet ladies.
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