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  1. Antidepressants for Urinary Incontinence

    Drug details for Imipramine for urinary incontinence.

  2. Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence in Men

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

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Urethral Bulking for Urinary Incontinence

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

  7. 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.

  8. Urodynamic Tests for Urinary Incontinence

    Urodynamic tests for urinary incontinence are measurements taken to evaluate your bladder's function and efficiency. The actual tests done vary from person to person.Some urodynamic tests are relatively simple and can be done in a doctor's office; other tests require expensive and sophisticated instruments to measure the amount of pressure experienced by the bladder and urethra.For basic ...

  9. Medical History and Physical Exam for Urinary Incontinence in Women

    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, sneezing, coughing) when you experience incontinence.How often you have the problem and how much urine you lose.Risk factors you may have that could ...

  10. 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.

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