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  • While more commonly known for its role in cosmetic treatments, Botox can also provide relief from a host of other conditions. One of these is the use of the protein Botox in the management of an Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB).

    This gives sufferers, who don’t respond to drug treatments and exercises, a very effective medication-free approach.

    Botox for OAB as a treatment is safe and has been subject to a number of different studies with two recent and widely published studies in 2015.

    For people struggling with an overactive bladder, this uncomplicated approach, repeated every four to nine months, will allow for a medication-free solution to something no one should have to face.

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  • Overactive bladder remains one of the mostly commonly undiagnosed conditions in amongst the general population. An oft research paper from BJU Int estimates 4 out of 10 patients with symptoms of overactive bladder may not actually seek medical help.

    Overactive bladder, or OAB, is a condition where the bladder can no longer hold urine normally. This is accompanied by urinary urgency and is often accompanied by frequency and nocturia. Indeed the most common symptom of OAB is the sudden, difficult to control, urge to urinate. This may result in some leakage.

    Leakage of urine is called “incontinence” and because the two are linked, a common question we often hear is: So what is the difference between having an overactive bladder and urinary incontinence?

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  • Dr Phillip Katelaris talks about Kidney stones on 2UE Health Check. Dr Katelaris describes what it is and how it occurs as well as how painful it can be to have kidney stones (likened to the pain in pregnancy!) which is most common in men. … Read More

  • 5 questions to ask when choosing the best urologist in Sydney

    There may come a time when you need to seek the advice of a urological specialist: a physician who has the knowledge, skills and experience needed to help you with any problems affecting your urinary system or male reproductive organs.

    Uncomfortable, unusual or painful symptoms in these areas mean that you need a highly qualified and experienced urologist who can investigate your condition, reach an accurate diagnosis and provide suitable treatment options that are at the forefront of medical innovation.

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  • What are penile implants and how much do they cost?

    If non-surgical management is not effective to treat Erectile Dysfunction, there is another very effective option: a penile prosthesis.

    A penile prosthesis or a penile implant, is a device that can be used to effectively treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and if implanted by an experienced surgeon, can last at least 15 years with regular robust use.

    The technology and engineering over the last 30 years has come a very long way indeed and have gone under numerous engineering advancements. These have made implants an effective permanent solution for the sexual satisfaction for a man and his partner.

    Advancements have also meant a penile implant is a very safe option. The device is made of bio-compatible silica that the body won’t reject. It is coated in an antibiotic solution so the risk of infection is very low.

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