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Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Incontinence & Overactive Bladder

  1. 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

  2. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - When To Call a Doctor

    See your health professional immediately if your urinary incontinence persists or is accompanied by other symptoms.

  3. Urethral Bulking for Urinary Incontinence

    Urethral bulking to treat urinary incontinence involves injecting material around the urethra.

  4. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

    Overflow incontinence is the involuntary release of urine-due to a weak bladder muscle or to blockage-when the bladder becomes overly full,even though the woman feels no urge to urinate. Symptoms Symptoms of overflow incontinence include: Sudden release of urine. A feeling of fullness in the bladder even after urination. Leakage of urine while sleeping. A urine stream that stops and restarts ...

  5. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Surgery

    There are several different kinds of surgeries to correct stress urinary incontinence, which results when weakened pelvic floor muscles allow the bladder neck and urethra to drop.

  6. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

    Functional incontinence occurs when some obstacle or disability makes it hard for you to reach or use a toilet in time to urinate. It is often caused by:A problem with walking (such as needing a walker or crutches) that prevents you from reaching a toilet in time to urinate.A medical condition (such as arthritis) that makes it hard for you to remove clothing before urinating. A problem with reasoning (such as dementia) that keeps you from realizing that urination is necessary or from locating a bathroom.TreatmentFunctional incontinence is treated by using behavioral methods that teach you to urinate on a timed voiding schedule and by modifying your environment so you can get to and use the toilet more quickly. This may involve moving furniture, making clothes easier to remove, or making other changes.Medicines aren't used to treat functional incontinence.Continence products such as absorbent pads or disposable underwear are usually used when other methods of treating incontinence have

  7. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Treatment Overview

    There are several possible treatments for urinary incontinence. The best treatment depends on the cause of your incontinence and your personal preferences.

  8. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

    What is overactive bladder? With overactive bladder,you have many strong,sudden urges to urinate during the day and night.

  9. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Medications

    If your urinary incontinence is caused by prostatitis, a painful inflammation of the prostate gland, your health professional will prescribe antibiotics.

  10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - 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)? ...

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