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Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center

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Various physical conditions and medical treatments can lead to incontinence in older men. This chapter outlines the causes and risk factors.

What Is Incontinence in Men?

Urinary incontinence is not a disease, but a problem with a man's urinary tract.

Incontinence in men is often related to prostate problems.

Learn just how common bladder problems are.

Causes

You can have one or more types of incontinence, and each type may have a different cause.

Are You at Risk?

Incontinence is a common problem for men who have surgery or radiation treatment. Read this overview of treatment options.

Incontinence can result from various health conditions and medical treatments; family history and lifestyle may also play a part.

Incontinence is common in men who have had surgery or radiation for prostate cancer.

Prevention

Here are 5 ways to reduce your risk of incontinence.

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