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.
Urinary Retention (Inability to Urinate) Treatment
WebMD explains emergency steps to take when you cannot urinate.
Arthritis Medications: NSAIDs, Steroids, Narcotics, Topical Treatments, and More
Learn more from WebMD about various drugs used to treat arthritis, from NSAIDs to chemotherapy.
WebMD explains bladder suspension surgery, including various procedures and their complications.
Home Test for Urinary Tract Infections
So, you think you have a urinary tract infection (UTI). Should you take a UTI home test, or wait to see your doctor? Find out whether these home tests are effective and what your next steps should be.
Urinary Incontinence in Women: Tips to Help You Manage It
You don't have to just live with urinary incontinence; simple changes like these can help you take control.
At Work With Incontinence
Incontinence can unsettle your work day. Try these tips to get through long meetings and business lunches.
Female Incontinence: The Emotional Toll
Female incontinence is physical, but it can also have a psychological impact.
6 Diet Changes to Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence
Adjust your diet, and your urinary incontinence may improve. Find out which foods and drinks to avoid.
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.
What’s The Brain-Bladder Connection?
What part does your brain play in peeing?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Incontinence in Men: Treatment and Management
Male incontinence can be embarrassing, but it's treatable. Learn about the causes and treatments of urinary incontinence in men.
Slideshow: 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: Incontinence: Tips to Help You Go Less
Embarrassed by your incontinence? Use these tips and treatments to avoid accidents and cut down on bathroom breaks.
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Your Bladder
The truth about a small bladder, night bathroom trips, aging, body weight, and other factors related to urinary incontinence are explored with pictures.