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Female Urinary Stress Incontinence

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Increased pressure on the bladder caused by sneezing, coughing, laughing, or straining can force urine past the neck of the bladder and out through the urethra.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAvery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
Last RevisedSeptember 11, 2012

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Last Updated: September 11, 2012
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