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Treatment Options for Overactive Bladder (OAB)

An overactive bladder can have a major impact on your life and finding the right treatment can be just as frustrating. At Advanced Urology Associates, our experienced OAB physicians assess our patients and discuss treatment options to work to find the best options and treatment plans.

Advanced Urology Associates Overactive Bladder (OAB) Center of Excellence

Advanced Urology Associates Board-Certified Physicians have more resources and treatment options available today than ever before to help you manage your OAB symptoms. Our Overactive Bladder Center of Excellence is here to help you explore all potential treatments and evaluate what the best treatment(s) are for you.

Our goal is to help you to enjoy life again and not have to worry where the closest restroom is, whether you can make the car ride without stopping, make it through the whole movie, or to go shopping without worry. Review Advanced Urology Associates OAB treatment options below and contact us with any questions.

Natural Treatment Plans

There are a few non-pharmacologic treatment options for an Overactive Bladder to try once diagnosed with OAB to help decrease your bothersome bladder symptoms.

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Oral Medications

If there is not enough improvement with bladder training alone, oral medications called anticholinergics may also help. These medications work by blocking certain nerve impulses to the bladder, which relaxes the bladder muscle which can increase the bladder capacity.

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Injectable Medication

BOTOX injectable medication for OAB treatment from Advanced Urology Associates

BOTOX® is a prescription medicine that is injected into the bladder muscle and approved to treat overactive bladder symptoms such as a strong need to urinate with leakage or wetting accidents (urge urinary incontinence) a strong urge to urinate right away (urgency) and urinating often (frequency) in adults 18 years and older when another type of medication (anticholinergic) does not work well enough or cannot be taken.

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InterStim® Therapy

InterStim® Therapy is a proven neuromodulation therapy that targets the communication problem between the brain and nerves that control the bladder. InterStim Therapy® expands options for patients with urge incontinence, urgency-frequency, or nonobstructive urinary retention.

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Urgent PC® Nerve Stimulation

Urgent PC is a non-drug, non-surgical option for overactive bladder and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence. The Urgent PC system delivers a specific type of neuromodulation called percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS).

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Advanced Urology treats overactive bladders in patients from Aurora, Bolingbrook, Chicago, Crest Hill, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Joliet, Lombard, Lockport, New Lenox, Mokena, Morris, Naperville, Orland Park, Park Ridge, Plainfield, Tinley Park and Woodridge, Illinois.

Questions About OAB or Treatments?

If you have any questions about OAB or any of the treatments or think a specific treatment is the right option for you, please discuss these options with your physician, request an appointment or contact us today at 815.409.4930.