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What questions should I ask my doctor about an overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you are going to see a doctor about overactive bladder symptoms, make sure you ask about the cause of your symptoms and treatment options. Specifically, you may want to ask the following:
- What else could cause my symptoms?
- How long will my problem last?
- What tests do I need and how should I prepare for them?
- What are the treatments and side effects?
- Do I need to see a specialist?

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