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    1. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - What Happens

      Urinary incontinence that often appears suddenly and usually clears up when the underlying cause is treated is called temporary incontinence.

    2. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Stress incontinence: Should I have surgery? ...

    3. Anticholinergics for Urinary Incontinence in Men

      Drug details for Anticholinergics and antispasmodics for urinary incontinence in men.

    4. Behavioral Methods for Urinary Incontinence

      Three types of behavioral methods are used to treat urinary incontinence: bladder training (for urge incontinence) and timed voiding and prompted voiding (for functional incontinence).Bladder trainingBladder training (also called bladder retraining) is used to treat urge incontinence. Bladder training attempts to increase how long you can wait before having to urinate. You are taught about the ...

    5. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Symptoms

      Your symptoms will depend upon the type of urinary incontinence you have. Symptoms of stress incontinence may include loss of urine while: Coughing. Laughing. Lifting. Straining. Changing posture. Symptoms of urge incontinence may include: A sudden, urgen

    6. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - What Increases Your Risk

      Sometimes several factors combine to cause urinary incontinence.

    7. 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.

    8. Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence in Men

      An artificial sphincter is a device made of silicone rubber that is used to treat urinary incontinence.

    9. 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,...

    10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - 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 ...

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