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    1. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Topic Overview

      Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine.

    2. 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.

    3. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Medications

      Urinary incontinence may be treated with medications. However in many cases, treatment with behavioral methods (for urge incontinence) and Kegel exercises (for stress incontinence) are tried before medications.

    4. 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 ...

    5. 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.

    6. 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.

    7. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Prevention

      There are ways to reduce your chances of developing urinary incontinence.

    8. Urinary Incontinence Women's Guide - Cause

      There are different types and causes of urinary incontinence in women.

    9. 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.

    10. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Surgery

      If your urinary incontinence has not improved after trying behavioral methods and medication and your health professional feels surgery will be an effective treatment, you may choose to have surgery rather than live with your symptoms.

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