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Incontinence duration
My surgery was two weeks ago.  My catheter was removed a week later and  I continue to have major leaking with no noticeable improvement.  Pads are not adequate.  Depends are necessary. Every day I  do 300-400 Kegels  & walk a minimum of two miles.  I do not drink alcohol or caffeine.
Any suggestions to improve the situation?
Are their others with similar issues?
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242579 tn?1252114771
Thank you for your question. At two weeks after surgery it is too early in some situations to gain any urine control. Improvement is likely in the next 4 weeks. In the meanwhile continuing Kegel exercises and walking.

Sincerely,

AKT
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