Overview & Facts

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

Urinary Incontinence in Men

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

What Happens

Incontinence in men is often related to prostate problems.

What Causes It

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

What Increases Your Risk

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

Preventing Incontinence

Here are 5 ways to reduce your risk of incontinence.

Incontinence and Prostate Cancer

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