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  1. Medical History and Physical Exam for Urinary Incontinence in Men

    A medical history is the most important part of the examination for urinary incontinence. During the medical history, your health professional will ask you to describe:How long you have had incontinence.What, if anything, you are doing (laughing, coughing, or changing posture) when you experience incontinence.How often you have the problem and how much urine you lose.Risk factors you may have, ...

  2. Stress Incontinence in Men - Topic Overview

    Stress incontinence occurs when a man unintentionally releases a small amount of urine when he coughs,laughs,strains,lifts,or changes posture. It is most common after a man has had his prostate gland removed and there was damage to the nerves or to the external bladder outlet valve (sphincter). After a man's prostate gland is removed,the bladder neck no longer has adequate support from the ...

  3. Cystometry

    Cystometry is one in a series of tests, called urodynamic studies, that evaluate how the bladder is functioning.

  4. Menopause and Bladder Control Problems

    Women heading into menopause - or already in menopause - may experience bladder problems. WebMD explains symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  5. Functional Incontinence

    WebMD explains functional incontinence, including symptoms, causes, (including arthritis, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis), and treatments.

  6. Frequent Urination: Causes and Treatments

    Gotta go all the time? WebMD looks into possible causes of frequent urination and how to curb the symptoms of overactive bladder.

  7. American Urological Association Symptom Index - Topic Overview

    The American Urological Association (AUA) has developed the following questionnaire to help men determine how bothersome their urinary symptoms are and to check how effective their treatment is. 1 This questionnaire has also been adopted worldwide and is known as the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS). It is sometimes seen with a Quality of Life Scale at the end of the questionnaire. ...

  8. Picture of the Prostate

    WebMD’s Prostate Anatomy Page provides detailed images, definitions, and information about the prostate. Learn about its function, parts, location on the body, and conditions that affect the prostate, as well as tests and treatments for prostate conditions.

  9. Incontinence in Women: Personal Stories

    Incontinence in Women: Personal Stories

  10. Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome

    webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/interstitial-cystitis-painful-bladder-syndrome

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