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  1. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Topic Overview

    Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine. It is not a disease but rather a symptom of a problem with a man's urinary tract.

  2. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Other Treatment

    Changes in habits (behavioral methods) and exercise are often used first to treat urinary incontinence because they do not involve surgery, have no serious side effects, can be done at home, and do not limit future treatment options.

  3. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Medications

    Urinary incontinence may be treated with medications. However in many cases, treatment with behavioral methods (for urge incontinence) and Kegel exercises (for stress incontinence) are tried before medications.

  4. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Home Treatment

    If you experience long-term (chronic) urinary incontinence, you can take some steps immediately that may eliminate or reduce the problem.

  5. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Treatment Overview

    The treatment you and your health professional choose will depend upon what type of urinary incontinence you have and how much you are bothered by your symptoms.

  6. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Exams and Tests

    To diagnose the cause of your urinary incontinence, your health professional will ask about your medical history and conduct a physical examination, and order tests.

  7. Urinary Incontinence in Men - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Interactive tools are designed to help people determine health risks,ideal weight,target heart rate,and more. Interactive Tool: How Bad Are Your Urinary Symptoms From Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)? ...

  8. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Exams and Tests

    The first steps your health professional will take to learn the cause of your urinary incontinence are a medical history and a physical examination.

  9. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Topic Overview

    Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine.

  10. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Surgery

    If your urinary incontinence has not improved after trying behavioral methods and medication and your health professional feels surgery will be an effective treatment, you may choose to have surgery rather than live with your symptoms.

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