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Uro Dynamics Testing--Painful?
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Uro Dynamics Testing--Painful?

  I am about to have a uro dynamics test done for incontinence.
  I have cough variant asthma that was just diagnosed two years ago.
  A few months ago, the coughing began to cause me to wet myself.
  My gyno. has decided to do this test and I know that it involves
  catheters but wonder what kind of discomfort or pain may be involved?
  I am also prone to UTI's and wonder if this test may bring one on.
  I am 36, female.
  Thanks so much!
  Lynn*E
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Dear Lynn,
Urodynamics is a group of tests to evaluate how your bladder functions as well as pressure studies to evaluate incontinence.  Urodynamic catheters are smaller than the traditional urinary catheters and don
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