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Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Incontinence & Overactive Bladder

  1. 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? ...

  2. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Other Treatment

    Treatment other than surgery or medication may be used to treat urinary incontinence.

  3. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

    Functional incontinence occurs when a person is unable to reach the bathroom in time to urinate because of physical or mental limitations, such as problems with walking, conditions such as arthritis, or problems with reasoning (such as dementia). People who have functional incontinence can try timed voiding and prompted voiding to control incontinence.Timed voidingTimed voiding is also called habit training. It sets a schedule for urinating (voiding) that is determined by your personal habits. It doesn't attempt to increase how long you can wait before having to urinate or teach you to resist the urge to urinate.Prompted voidingPrompted voiding requires a caregiver to prompt you to urinate. The goal is to decrease the chance of accidents by making you aware of the need to urinate periodically. Prompted voiding usually is used in combination with timed voiding for people who are unaware of their bodily functions, such as people who have dementia.

  4. Cystometry

    Cystometry is one in a series of tests, called urodynamic studies, that evaluate how the bladder is functioning.

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

    Sometimes several factors combine to cause urinary incontinence.

  6. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Prevention

    There are different ways you can reduce your chances of developing urinary incontinence.

  7. Overactive Bladder in Children

    Children can have an overactive bladder too. WebMD looks at incontinence in children, what causes frequent urination, and how to treat bedwetting.

  8. Diet, Drugs, and Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

    Your diet, along with medications you might take, may be aggravating urinary incontinence symptoms. WebMD provides a chart showing how everything from soda to muscle relaxants affect bladder control.

  9. Male Urinary Incontinence: 12 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    If you're a man who is dealing with urinary incontinence, here are 12 questions from WebMD that you may want to ask your doctor.

  10. Overflow Incontinence

    WebMD explains overflow incontinence, including symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments.

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