doctor will do a physical exam, ask questions about your symptoms and past
health, and test your urine. Often this is enough to help the doctor find the
cause of the incontinence. You may need other tests if the leaking is
caused by more than one problem or if the cause is unclear.
Treatments depend on the type of incontinence you have and how much it
affects your life. Your treatment may include medicines, simple exercises, or both. A few men need
surgery, but most don't.
There are also some things you can do
at home. In many cases, these lifestyle changes can be enough to control
Cut back on caffeine drinks, such as coffee and
tea. Also cut back on fizzy drinks like soda pop. And limit alcohol to no more than 1
drink a day.