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How do pessaries help in treating urinary incontinence?

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Pessaries go into the vagina to support the bladder or compress the urethra. They come in an array of sizes and shapes. Your doctor will fit you, but it may take some trial and error to figure out which one works best. The pessary must be removed and cleaned with soap and water periodically.

SOURCES:

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Urinary Incontinence -- Urinary Incontinence Products."

National Association for Continence: "Management Products for Women;" "Management Products for Men;" "Male Stress Urinary Incontinence;" and "Absorbent Products."

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Urinary Incontinence."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women" and "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Urinary Incontinence -- Urinary Incontinence Products."

National Association for Continence: "Management Products for Women;" "Management Products for Men;" "Male Stress Urinary Incontinence;" and "Absorbent Products."

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Urinary Incontinence."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women" and "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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