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  1. Check Your Symptoms

    This tool will help you check the symptoms of urinary problems and injuries in children age 12 and older.

  2. Frequently Asked Questions About Urinary Incontinence

    These questions address key issues about urinary incontinence and overactive bladder.

  3. Frequently Asked Questions About Female Urinary Incontinence

    Is that little leak really female urinary incontinence? What can be done? Get answers to these questions and more.

  4. Anticholinergics for Urinary Incontinence in Women

    Drug details for Anticholinergic medications for urinary incontinence in women.

  5. Anatomical Incontinence in Women - Topic Overview

    Anatomical incontinence is the involuntary release of urine related to structural problems of the urinary tract that affect the urine flow. Anatomical incontinence may be present from birth (congenital). The main symptom of anatomical incontinence is an almost continual release of urine. Anatomical incontinence is caused by structural problems in the urinary tract that allow urine to leak past ...

  6. Urodynamic Tests for Urinary Incontinence

    Urodynamic tests for urinary incontinence are measurements taken to evaluate your bladder's function and efficiency. The actual tests done vary from person to person.Some urodynamic tests are relatively simple and can be done in a doctor's office; other tests require expensive and sophisticated instruments to measure the amount of pressure experienced by the bladder and urethra.For basic ...

  7. Antidepressants for Urinary Incontinence

    Drug details for Imipramine for urinary incontinence.

  8. Urethral Sling for Stress Incontinence in Women

    Urethral sling surgeries to treat urinary incontinence involve placing a sling around the urethra to lift it back into a normal position and to exert pressure on the urethra to aid urine retention.

  9. Absorbent Products for Urinary Incontinence

    Absorbent products are items that absorb urine, such as adult diapers, plastic - coated underwear, pads, or panty liners that attach to underwear. Most commercially available items are disposable (such as Depend or Poise), although some absorbent cloths can be washed and reused. Drip collectors that fit over the penis are also available.Absorbent products may be used to manage any form of ...

  10. Urinary Incontinence: Keeping a Daily Record - Topic Overview

    Keep a daily diary of all liquids taken in and all urine released,whether voluntary or involuntary. Your health professional may also call this a voiding log,bladder record,frequency-volume chart,incontinence chart,or voiding diary. The diary is usually kept for 3 to 4 days. Record in your diary: The time and amount of each urination. The conditions under which urine release occurred,...

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