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Old 05-07-2009, 10:20 AM   #1
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Neurologic causes for bladder incontinence and neuropathy

I was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy in August 08. In December 08 I began experiencing bladder problems. Now I don't seem to feel my bladder fill and sometimes suffer incontinence. I have had 3 neurological surgeries. One lumbar laminectomy in 92, a cervical fusion of 2 levels in 05, and a cervical fusion in 06. The neurosurgeon told me I have another disk which will rupture at some point in my cervical spine. The first two disks were ruptured coughing with a severe bronchitis. In December I was vomiting (preparing for a colonoscopy, the prep liquid did not like my stomach), and felt a severe pain once again in my central back, probably thoractic area. It felt like I had ruptured another disk. I developed the increasing bladder problems after that. So, could a ruptured disk be causing both the peripheral neuropathy and the bladder problems? The urologist I saw this week said that he believed the two conditions stemmed from the same neurological problem. He is scheduling some urodynamics test to determine the source of the problems I'm having. If it is not a disk problem, what other neurological issues could be causing these problems? And, do I need to go to a neurologist to get a correct diagnosis and solution or will the urologist do so? I don't want whatever problem exist to continute to cause more symptoms.

 
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:31 AM   #2
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Re: Neurologic causes for bladder incontinence and neuropathy

My husband has urinary retention issues. His urologist blames his prostate AND his cervical spine myolapathy. He had the surgery for that last summer. I am going to ask more when we see him today.

 
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