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What are the tests for Incontinence

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: After detailed history-taking specifically for urge or stress or mixed urinary incontinence, tests may be done to suggest / demonstrate the type, degr ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
History, exam, labs: History and physical are probably most important. You should also have a urine test. I often check a simple flow test with residual to make sure the p ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
History, exam, labs: History and physical are probably most important. You should also have a urine test. I often check a simple flow test with residual to make sure the ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Rarely needed...: Detailed history + simple manual urinary stress test should suffice to confirm stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for most cases. Sophisticated high-te ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Exam and history: Are the main things. Ultrasound can be done but the anal sphincter is quite palpable and other tests are not usually needed.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Urodynamics: And a pelvic exam.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Fecal incontinence include:: Anorectal manometry, C reactive protein, Complete blood count, Electromyography, MRI of entire spine with and without contrast, Free T4, Rectal biop ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Urologist: The recommended testing for evaluation of neurologic problems affecting the bladder is urodynamics. this basically is a series of office-based tests d ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Well,: After pregnancy, incontinence problems can be because childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which can cause an overactive bladder. Childbirth ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
Cystoscopy: cystoscopy is performed in the office with a fiberoptic scope that goes into the urethra and the prostate and bladder can be inspected by running flui ... Read More

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