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    1. 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)? ...

    2. Urinary Incontinence Men's Guide - Cause

      Urinary incontinence occurs when the muscle (sphincter) that holds your bladder's outlet closed is not strong enough to hold back the urine.

    3. Antidepressants for Urinary Incontinence

      Drug details for Imipramine for urinary incontinence.

    4. Cystometry

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

    5. Anticholinergics for Urinary Incontinence in Men

      Drug details for Anticholinergics and antispasmodics for urinary incontinence in men.

    6. 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.

    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. Stress Incontinence in Men - 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? ...

    9. 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.

    10. 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

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