Bulkamid Treatment for Incontinence in Charleston, SC
Did you know, that if you struggle with bladder leaks when you sneeze, exercise, laugh, cough, or walk, then you may suffer from Stress Urinary Incontinence, or SUI.
What is stress urinary incontinence?
SUI is when urine leaks out during moments of physical activity that increase abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise.
This condition is caused by a weakness of the pelvic floor muscles, which usually tends to happen as we get older, with pregnancy, and with certain pelvic floor conditions.
You are not alone.
Did you know that stress urinary incontinence is a common condition that affects 1 in 3 women at some point in their Iives.1 In fact, in the US, more feminine pads are used for incontinence than for menstruation.2
Dealing with stress urinary incontinence can be frustrating, struggling with embarrassing bladder leaks. But luckily there is a treatment option available to help you regain bladder control.
How can Bulkamid help?
Bulkamid is a urethral bulking agent that is used to treat stress urinary incontinence. It is a soft, water-based gel that can be used to restore the natural closing of the urethra.
The majority of women with SUI choose Bulkamid before other treatment options.3
The Benefits of Bulkamid
Safe and Effective
92% of women reported being cured or improved following treatment with Bulkamid.4
The procedure is a series of 3-4 small injections that take around 10- 15 minutes in an outpatient setting under local anesthetic.
Bulkamid is clinically proven to deliver symptom relief out to seven years.5
Real Stories. Real Results
“Suffering with stress urinary incontinence was embarrassing and terrifying. Now, I am ecstatic, and I love my ‘new urethra’ thanks to Bulkamid!”
– Nicole M. I Bulkamid Patient
Results and experiences may vary and are unique to each patient. No promise or guarantee is made about specific results or experiences.
For a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, and precautions, go to www.bulkamid.com/isi
- Magon, N et al. J Midlife Health. 2011
- The Lewin Group, Inc. National Women’s Health Resource Center 2007
- Dwyer L, et al. International Urogynecology Journal. 2020
- Itkonen-Freitas AM, et al. J Urol. 2020
- Brosche T, et al. Neurourol Urodyn. 2021