Inter Stim Device

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Seeking any of my sisters (and brothers) who have had this device inserted. I am about to do so and want to hear from you, thanks.

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    I just developed it at the age of 58. I have been very depressed

    and can not believe this going to

    be my life. I am a registered nurse. I went to a urologist who ordered the terrible OAB Meds

    I am in America and on Medicare

    The only med they would cover is Ditropan it is the worse it dries u out. Your mouth lips tongue the roof of my mouth. I did my own research. I have to pay a urologist 500 dollars for a Cystoscopy. I am American. I read lack of hormones can causeĀ 

    OAB. I had old Estrogen and Progesterone and it stopped the urgency and frequency. 95%.

    You are very young but in men I read low tester one can also be the cause. Ask your dr to check

    your hormones . They cured me

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      Hi Karen.

      I'm actually female pretty close to your age. I responded to Robert who sounds way too young and heathy for this. 

      My OB/Gyn put me on a small amount of Premarin (estrogen) 2xweek. Haven't noticed any improvement.

      Praying for the interstim device to do the trick.

      Will keep in touch.

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      Has this continued to work for you?  They never tried this with me and I am only 49 but I never had menepause, chemo stopped by periods and dissolved my ovaries and that was 6 years ago.  I have had the Interstim put in and initially it was giving me three hours of not peeing which was like a mini vacation seeing I was going like 24-30 times a day.  this all started overnight for me so I really think there is something really wrongm but I have been to 2 urologists, a kidney specialist, an infectious disease specialist because I had an esbl uti infection that landed me in the hospital for a weelk and I am just getting over my second esbl infecrion.  How soon did the estrigen therapy start to work?  Is it a pill or something you have to insert?  very curious to see if this would help me.  I am also in the US.  Karol

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    Did you have the device inserted yet? And if you did so does it work for you? I have a first appointment in august to see if an inter Stim could work for me.
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    Did you have the device inserted yet? And if you did so does it work for you? I have a first appointment in august to see if an inter Stim could work for me.
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