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You can either go on meds like Detrol or start self cathing. I was doing the same thing, would get up 18-20 times a night to pee. That got old quick. My urologist said that I wasnt emptying my bladder each time and had me to start self cathing...what a relief that has been!
I understand. Kim had this. She got very unhappy about it. We were buying pee pads in bulk. Simply put, being on the antibiotic protocol has resolved all of Kim's pee frequency/control issues. We still carry one around as a precaution, but it's a rare use like when we were at the family camp. But, she used to wear them all the time. ABX cleared Kim of this issue and others.
We started to see the improvement in the first 2 months. My observations are documented in this post.
I use DDAVP (desmopressin acetate). It's a nasal spray you use a couple times a day. Covered by my insurance, otherwise it's very pricey at $150 a bottle (each bottle lasts about 2 weeks). I had horrible bladder frequency/incontinence and this is the only thing that's given me any relief. It's miraculous. Good luck.
I also cannot seem to make myself go even when my bladder is so full it hurts. My doctor finally put me on Neurotin and it seems to help a bit. I go into the bathroom at least 6 times a day and simply cannot go.
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