If you’re a woman who peed a little while coughing and sneezing then you know how distressing Stress Urinary Incontinence SUI can be. It can be frustrating for you to deal with embarrassing bladder leaks. But luckily there is a treatment option available to regain bladder control. The common treatment option includes pelvic floor physical therapy and surgical options, such as a mesh sling or colposuspension.
But today we will learn about a treatment for SUI that’s now available called Bulkamid Arizona, a urethral bulking agent you can get in Arizona.
What is stress urinary incontinence?
As mentioned above stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a urine leakage problem that occurs during activities like coughing, laughing, sneezing, or during exercise. Women suffer from this problem due to factors like aging, childbirth, obesity, and pelvic floor disorders.
You should know that SUI is different from overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). As OAB involves frequent urination, urge to urinate or you have to get up multiple times a night to urinate.
OAB is a problem with muscle functioning i.e bladder whereas stress urinary incontinence is a structural medical problem. So some medications can work for overactive bladder conditions but not for SUI as they don’t usually affect the structural conditions.
How bulking agents are helpful to you?
Bulking agents are a minimally invasive treatment option for women suffering from stress urinary incontinence or stress-predominant mixed urinary incontinence.
Bulkamid is a new treatment option. It is a bulking agent made from a soft hydrogel that’s injected into the urethral wall via a syringe. It consists of 97.5% water and 2.5% polyacrylamide. The Bulkamid Arizona bulking agent helps to restore the natural closing pressure of the urethra and prevents leakage during normal activities like preventing urine from leaking out during normal daily activities like coughing, sneezing, and laughing.
What is the method for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence?
Urogynecologist perform this procedure in the clinic without any anesthesia. The expert makes sure that you are comfortable during the Bulkamid Arizona procedure. Some patients don’t feel anything while others may feel like a scratch or sting as the needle enters the urethral wall.
During the Bulkamid procedure, a small camera or cystoscope is inserted into the urethra. Then with four injections, Bulkamid is performed. And then, the cystoscope is removed.
What are the outcomes of Bulkamid Arizona treatment?
Bulkamid is a short, office-based effective procedure. Since 2005, approx 1200 patients were treated with Bulkamid, out of which 388 (32.3%) had completed 7 years of follow-up. As per the data 67.1% of the patients, reported feeling cured or seeing improvement if Bulkamid treatment was given as primary treatment.
Bulkamid injections are an effective and safe treatment option now available at EVU Center. If you are suffering from the disease you can contact our experts today and discuss your problem. Our experienced experts will guide you about the Bulkamid Arizona treatment.
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