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A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Diaper: You cant unless you voluntarily release your urine/bowels. Your body holds its urine until you allow the muscles to relax so you can void, same for ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Cardiac arrest: Incontinence pre arrest suggests the voluntary and involuntary nervous systems are malfunctioning from drop in perfusion.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Probably: Probably going into heart block, shock, brain ischemia, syncope, fall, incontinence, arrest all in a continuum.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Embarrassing: You are to be commended for donating blood. Next time you donate, tell the nurse about your fainting episode so that they may take precautionary measu... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Possibly, yes: Receptive anal sex can damage the anal sphincter, which can cause fecal incontinence. The frequency of such problems has never been studied, but it ma... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 38 years experience
More going on?: Sounds like mom is going through a lot of changes which may be scary for you. If she is incontinent maybe she also has become forgetful (dementia) or ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Assisted : Living facilities may have rules, and incontinence may be a problem their al facility does not deal with, and requires higher level of care. I'd tend ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Maybe: How old is the person? There are many causes of incontinence in adults, but if it is overflow from sleeping too long, them awakening to take them to ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Nerve damage: The most common cause for permanent incontinence is some type of nerve damage. The nerve damage could be traumatic, such as a severed spinal cord, p... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Any balance probs?: Loss of memory iincontinence and ataxia suggest internal hydrocephalus which is usually treatable--consult with a neurologist or neurosurgeon.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dry cough: I used to think a cough without fever was no big deal until I cracked a rib from a really hard dry persistent cough. Yours may be related to asthma, p... Read More

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