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Do you experience leakage due to an overactive bladder? Urinary incontinence is common but can’t always be fully treated with oral medication. FDA-approved Botox® may be the right treatment to help you with your overactive bladder. Botox can increase bladder capacity, reduce urinary leakage, and decrease any pressure in the bladder that can cause leakage.
Small injections are made to the bladder wall to prevent the bladder muscles from contracting, therefore improving all aspects of urinary incontinence. Most treatments take less than 30 minutes and the area can be numbed prior to the injections for optimal comfort.
Frequently Asked Questions about Botox for Incontinence
How do I know if I suffer from an overactive bladder?
If you suffer from overactive bladder symptoms such as urinary leakage, wetting, and frequent or urgent urination then you may have Urge Urinary Incontinence.
Are there any side effects associated with Botox?
Side effects of Botox treatments for incontinence may include blood in the urine, urinary retention, and a urinary tract infection. Dr. Oscar A. Aguirre will discuss all possible side effects and the chance of experiencing any of these side effects during your consultation.
Is a Botox treatment painful?
Patients have the option to numb the area of the bladder being treated, so patients should experience no pain. However, pain tolerance can vary.
What improvements can I see with Botox treatments?
After receiving Botox treatments at Aguirre Specialty Care, patients can expect to see an increased bladder capacity, reduced urinary leakage, and decreased pressure in the bladder.
How can I get started with Botox for incontinence?
Call Aguirre Specialty Care at 303-322-0500 to schedule your consultation.