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Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Your Overactive Bladder Treatment

By EmpowHER March 20, 2012 - 1:23pm
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Different options are available for treating overactive bladder. When diagnosed with the condition, you may wonder about each form of treatment and which treatment method is best for you. Here are some questions to ask your doctor that will help you handle your overactive bladder:

  • What can I expect to happen next?
  • How can I get the best outcomes from behavior and diet modifications?
  • What are the side effects associated with the medications used for overactive bladder treatment?
  • How quickly can I expect to see improvements?
  • What if medications don’t work for me?
  • If you don’t offer additional treatments for overactive bladder, is there a specialist that you could refer me to?
  • What are the side effects and risks of other treatments for overactive bladder?
  • How would treatment impact my work, intimate relationships and physical activity? 

  • Once the problem gets better, will I be able to stop treatment?
  • Are there support groups for patients with overactive bladder?
  • What treatments would be covered by my insurance?

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