Urinary Issues Directory
Urinary tract problems and injuries can range from minor to more serious. Sometimes, minor and serious problems can start with the same symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of urinary issues and their causes, symptoms of urinary issues, treatment of urinary issues, and much more.
Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome
Menopause and Bladder Control Problems
Menopause brings on bladder changes. Here’s what you need to know and what can help.
Arthritis Medications: NSAIDs, Steroids, Narcotics, Topical Treatments, and More
Learn more from WebMD about various drugs used to treat arthritis, from NSAIDs to chemotherapy.
Treating Bladder Control Problems Caused By MS
Bladder control problems happen in at least 80% of people with multiple sclerosis, but there are steps you can take to manage incontinence.
New Help for Incontinence
Cayton suffered from 'stress incontinence' -- a condition where urine leaks when a woman coughs, sneezes, laughs, runs, or lifts something heavy. It's surprisingly common, but difficult for patients to discuss. According to the American Urological Association in Washington, D.C., an estimated 10 million women in the United States aged 25 and above suffer from some form of incontinence.
New Relief for Stress Incontinence
Women who suffer from stress urinary incontinence may benefit from a simple new device.
UTIs: A Common Woe
Urinary tract infections strike millions of women, yet they often go undiagnosed. Here's how to spot them -- and treat them.
Best Ways to Lower Your Chance of Getting a UTI
Want to lower your chance of getting a urinary tract infection? Here are five lifestyle changes and two doctor-prescribed methods that can help.
Preventing Bladder Infections
Urinary tract infections can be painful and uncomfortable. Women are especially prone. Learn how to prevent UTIs.
What Are Kegels?
Laura Corio, MD, explains what Kegel exercises are and how they help women.
Living With Urinary Incontinence
Like millions, Mary Lou Retton has urinary incontinence. There are no medications, but pelvic muscle exercises often help.
Why Do You Pee a Little When You Sneeze?
Stress incontinence happens when your pelvic muscles have trouble holding urine in.
Slideshows & Images
Urinary Incontinence in Women
Urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, is a frustrating problem for more than 13 million Americans, most of them women. Here's a look into the symptoms, causes, and treatments of stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and overactive bladder (OAB) in women.
Slideshow: Men With Incontinence: Treating & Managing
Gotta Go? Skip These Foods and Drinks
Certain foods and drinks may be triggers for people with an overactive bladder. This slideshow has pictures of those items and gives tips.
The Bladder (Human Anatomy): Function, Picture, Location, Definition
WebMD's Bladder Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the bladder and describes its function, location in the body, and conditions that affect the bladder.