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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Many options: Medications are a typical treatment for urge incontinence. Other options for urge incontinence are neuromodulation: ptns is a nerve stim appplied week ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Kegels & more: While we initially recommend kegel exercises to strengthen pelvic muscles that stop the flow of urine from the urethra, don't give up should they fail ... Read More
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Dr. Hugo Ribot
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery an option: If it is stress incontinence (leakage caused by coughing, sneezing, laughing, jumping), the treatment may involve a simple outpatient surgical procedu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Sure: There are a number including Oxybutynin (generic ditropan) or vesicare (solifenacin) ; others. Need to consult with your dr or a urologist.
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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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Long list: Diuretics, medicines for urinary retention cause overflow incontinence, sleeping pills, narcotics, antidepressants.... Best way is to check with pharm ... Read More
Dr. Amit Patel
21 years experience Urogynecology
Diuretics commonly: Diuretics are the most common medications that can cause urinary incontinence.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Involuntary voiding: I.E. Lack of urinary control due to structural, physiological or neurologic causes.Can be continuous leak, total incontinence (i) or intermittent i.e ... Read More
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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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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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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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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