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Urinary incontinence after spinal surgery ?

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Hi,

I am a 51 yo female who is exibiting urinary incontinence. I have been taking Diptrophan for years but recently (May 15th) had ACDF surgery and I am having issues with urinary incontinence again. Is this possible because of cerival spinal surgery? I know it is for lumbar as I had surgery several years ago and had that problem but cervical? Is it possible?

Would love to hear back from those of you with the same issue.
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replied October 12th, 2009
Extremely eHealthy
hi suz...not fun is it? i had it too after neck surgery. my incontinence subsided after 2 weeks. you are correct that incontinence from lumbar issues is more prevalent. i would check with your primary care dr should it continue....pete
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replied October 13th, 2009
Incontinence
Thanks so much Pete. I have a Dr. appt. this Thursday with my NS and will most definately bring this up with him. It's crazy! I saw a license plate frame that said "get outta my way I've got to pee!" it was the cutest thing. I think I'll get one of those too.

Take care!
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replied October 13th, 2009
Extremely eHealthy
thats a riot. when i stop at side of road when driving i could hang a shade with those words...pete
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