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What are the tests for Incontinence

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 28 years experience
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
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 27 years experience
Depends.: Sometimes no specific testing is needed. Other times your doctor may recommend urodynamic testing(bladder function study). A pressure sensing cathete... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 28 years experience
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
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 27 years experience
Depends.: Sometimes no specific testing is needed. Other times your doctor may recommend urodynamic testing(bladder function study). A pressure sensing cathete... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 25 years experience
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.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 25 years experience
Urodynamics: And a pelvic exam.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
Well,: After pregnancy, incontinence problems can be because childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which can cause an overactive bladder. Childbirth ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 30 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask urologist...: Please collect and record the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events including childbirth, bring those t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gottumukkala Raju
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Simple tests: Fecal incontinence could be due to excessive loose stools that come out too fast for the sphincter or weakness of anal sphincter that can not hold for... Read More

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