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    1. Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women

      Retropubic suspension surgery is used to treat urinary incontinence by lifting the sagging bladder neck and urethra that have dropped abnormally low in the pelvic area.

    2. Tension-Free Vaginal Tape for Stress Incontinence in Women

      Stress incontinence in women can cause frequent involuntary release of urine during activities that put pressure on your bladder, such as coughing or laughing.

    3. Urethral Bulking for Urinary Incontinence

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

    4. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - What Increases Your Risk

      Many factors have been associated with an increased risk of urinary incontinence in men. Incontinence may be the result of various health conditions or medical treatments, or it could be caused by family history or lifestyle.

    5. 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.

    6. Electrical Stimulation for Urinary Incontinence

      Electrical stimulation is used to treat urinary incontinence by sending a mild electric current to the pelvic muscles that are involved in urination.How electrical stimulation works is not well understood. The stimulation may make the muscles contract, producing an effect similar to Kegel exercises, which strengthen the muscles by contracting them frequently. The stimulation may also encourage ...

    7. 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.

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

      Sometimes several factors combine to cause urinary incontinence.

    9. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Home Treatment

      In many cases, behavioral changes, including changes to your diet, lifestyle, and urinary habits, can be enough to control urinary incontinence.

    10. 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.

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