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urinary incontinence in children

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Urine leak: Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine. There are many forms. It can be a drop or a spurt of urine loss with physical activity ... Read More
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Dr. PAUL EUN
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37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Involuntary loss: Urinary incontinece is involuntary loss of urine that affects the quality of one's life. It has a variety of causes and treatment is based on the spe ... Read More
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Abdominal muscles?: On page 37 of janet g. Travell/simons text book they list medical syndromes that are not completely "classical" and are being masqueraded by the abdom ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds surgery & rehab: The first step in incontinence treatment is the correct diagnosis of type and cause. Then a treatment plan can be created consisting of medication, r ... Read More
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Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See complete answer: To treat urinary incontinence a complete evaluation is necessary. There are many available options. Treatment can include kegels exercises, physical ... Read More
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Depends: Depends on the cause and type of incontinence. I recommend further evaluation by urologist, urogynecologist, gynecologist or primary physician. Ther ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
31 years experience Urogynecology
Depends: Incontinence is a symptom. Finding a "cure" means idenfying the problem and correcting the problem. The problem could be a medication or dietary ir ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Usually: Begin with kegel exercises to strengthen muscles that close urethra. Some women leak because of poorly supported urethra after having babies, which ca ... Read More
Dr. Amit Patel
21 years experience Urogynecology
Yes possible: It depends on the type of incontinence and severity of the problem, as well as many other factors, but for most patients, regardless of whether they h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Many: Some high blood pressure medications (eg hytrin) affect urethral tone and cause incontinence. Diurectics cause the bladder to fill quickly & can aggra ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Denman
23 years experience Gynecology
Check your pad: Urinary incontinence is the loss of urine when you don't mean to. Most commonly, you would have wet underwear or a pad that gets wet with urine.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Urodynamics: And a pelvic exam.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience Urogynecology
Simple stuff: Simply voiding on a schedule, say every 2 hours, whether you have an urge or not, will help many times. Also, performing structured pelvic muscle exer ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urinary leakage: Urinary incontinence is involuntary urination. Urine escapes either without your being aware or are unable prevent leakage.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Depends on cause: Urinary incontinence in men can result from different things. For instance, some men have leakage due to urinary retention leading to "overflow" inco ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Urine leakage: Urinary incontinence (ui) is the unintended loss of urine or urine leakage. The most common types of ui in women are stress (sui) and urge incontinen ... Read More
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