Periurethral Bulking

Periurethral bulking is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat stress urinary incontinence, a common condition that affects many women. At Center for Advanced Gyn & Urogynecology, located in Chevy Chase and Germantown, MD, we offer expert periurethral bulking treatment options to help alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life for our patients.
Did you know that stress urinary incontinence is a common condition that affects 1 in 3 women at some point in their Iives. In fact, in the US, more feminine pads are used for incontinence than for menstruation.

What is periurethral bulking?

Periurethral bulking involves the injection of a bulking agent around the urethra to help increase the thickness of the tissues and improve urinary control. This procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia and can be completed in a short office visit.

Who can benefit from periurethral bulking?

If you struggle with bladder leaks when you:
Periurethral bulking is recommended for women experiencing stress urinary incontinence, a condition characterized by the unintentional leakage of urine during activities such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercising. It may also be an option for women who have not responded to other forms of treatment or wish to avoid more invasive surgical procedures.

What to expect during periurethral bulking treatment?

During periurethral bulking treatment, our specialists will first conduct a thorough evaluation to determine if you are a suitable candidate for the procedure. If so, the bulking agent will be injected into the tissues surrounding the urethra using a thin needle. This helps provide additional support to the urethra and improve urinary control.

Why choose us for periurethral bulking treatment?

Center for Advanced Gyn & Urogynecology is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care for women experiencing urinary incontinence. Our experienced team of specialists is committed to helping you achieve long-term relief and improved quality of life. Schedule a consultation with us today to learn more about periurethral bulking and how it can help you regain control over your bladder.

Ready to say goodbye to bladder leaks?

Contact us to schedule an appointment and discover if periurethral bulking is the right solution for you. Don’t let urinary incontinence limit your lifestyle – reach out now and start your journey towards freedom from leaks.