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cause of overflow incontinence

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Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Meds: Nerve damage, poor stooling habits, obstruction.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Timed voids: Urinate more frequently to prevent overfilling Get evaluated by urologist or urogynecologist. Depending on cause there can be other treatment options.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here is...: Overflow incontinence is the ending stage of bladder long-term high-pressure overwork and denotes involuntary frequent peeing to merely squeeze a smal ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Start with review of med list. Check for fallen bladder and obstruction. If none can consider interstim or biofeedback.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bladder overfilled: Overflow urinary incontinence can occur when the bladder has filled beyond capacity and the intravesical pressure exceeds the closing pressure of the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Read on: Overflow incontinence is much easier to fix. You are leaking because your bladder is full. This happens very often to nurses and teachers who hold th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on cause: First cause must be diagnosed, i.e. Enlarged prostate, urethral stricture or neurogenic bladder etc. By urologist or urogynecologist. May require urod ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Correct problem: Correcting the cause of the problem, usually a cystocele, will help to empty the bladder and maintain reasonable post void residues. Self catherizati ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Overflow is rare: In women. She should be evaluated by a urogynecologist or urologist who specializes in women's incontinence.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Some options: For some people, cutting back on or avoiding alcohol, caffeine or acidic foods; reducing liquid consumption; losing weight or increasing physical acti ... Read More
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