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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No, but: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which is the back of the buttock and the thigh. It does not include incontinence by this def ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Marcus
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It may be associated: Sciatica means pain traveling from your back and buttock down into your foot. It can be caused when a spinal nerve is squeezed by a disc or when the ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: If sciatica is causing incontinence, you need this evaluated as it could suggest a more severe compression of nerves. if this does not resolve soon, ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Multiple causes: Bladder infection (uti), constipation. Sometimes hereditary overactive bladder. Extreme physical stress in some athletes esp if high impact sports suc ... Read More
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Caffiene and sugar: Almost all incontinence in teens will be related to urgency and irritation to the bladder by these substances.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: No but they may be related.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not sciatica but the: Sciatica is caused by a nerve compression or irritation resulting in pain radiating down the leg. If nerves that supply the bladder and bowels are co ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: If sciatica is causing incontinence, you need this evaluated as it could suggest a more severe compression of nerves. if this does not resolve soon, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Meds: Nerve damage, poor stooling habits, obstruction.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
30 years experience Urology
Not generally: Having a Foley catheter to drain the urine from the bladder usually prevents incontinence. Occasionally, the bladder has spasms because of the cathet ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
No: Just having babies vaginally or more than 2 by c-section regardless of size is a primary source for stress incontinence. Urge incontinence is more di ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Traumatic catheter placement can cause temporary incontinence however permanent incontinence is unlikely.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Especially if excessive or aggressive.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Coexist: Bowel and bladder dysfunction may coexist and is seen often in children with voiding dysfunction. Having constipation and a distended rectum may lead ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Incontinence: Anxiety and stress can cause urge incontinence which is a type of incontinence that is due to spasm of the smooth muscle of the bladder. If this a con ... Read More
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