How to handle increasing incontinence as we age.

Started by anonymous, November 02, 2015
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I am a 75 year old Prostate Cancer survivor 22 years out. I had a radical prostatectomy which left me impotent and slightly incontinent. A year later I had 35 external radiation sessions, followed by an orchiectomy a year later which stopped my cancer but left me with hot flashes. As I aged, my incontinence increased to the point where I had lost control almost completely. A year ago my urologist suggested I have an ARTIFICIAL URINARY SPHINCTER implanted. After researching the procedure, I had the implant and it has been the answer to my incontinence. If you are at the point where you are tired of pads, uncomfortable "Depend" type underwear, or accidents, I heartily recommend you check out this procedure. It is a minor surgery, usually with just an overnight stay and involves basically just an installation of a "hose clamp" around the urethra and an "activation" button. It can even be used for incontinence in women. Thanks for "listening".
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I am a 75 year old Prostate Cancer survivor 22 years out. I had a radical prostatectomy which left me impotent and slightly incontinent. A year later I had 35 external radiation sessions, followed by an orchiectomy a year later which stopped my cancer but left me with hot flashes. As I aged, my incontinence increased to the point where I had lost control almost completely. A year ago my urologist suggested I have an ARTIFICIAL URINARY SPHINCTER implanted. After researching the procedure, I had the implant and it has been the answer to my incontinence. If you are at the point where you are tired of pads, uncomfortable "Depend" type underwear, or accidents, I heartily recommend you check out this procedure. It is a minor surgery, usually with just an overnight stay and involves basically just an installation of a "hose clamp" around the urethra and an "activation" button. It can even be used for incontinence in women. Thanks for "listening".
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