The main symptom of
urinary incontinence is a problem controlling
Symptoms of stress incontinence: Involuntary release of urine, especially when you cough, sneeze, or laugh Leaking a small to moderate amount of urine Symptoms of urge incontinence: Frequent and sudden uncontrollable need to urinate May leak a moderate to large amount of urine, although a small amount is possible
is common for a woman to have symptoms of both types of incontinence. This is called
Recommended Related to Urinary Incontinence/OAB
Causes of Overactive Bladder
Living with overactive bladder -- also called OAB -- can be a challenge, with the urge to urinate occurring often and suddenly. It can be doubly frustrating when you don’t know what causes overactive bladder. You’re not alone: As many as one in six adults over age 40 may have symptoms of OAB.
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May 06, 2013
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