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how can i stop leaking urine when i laugh, cough, sneeze? (lady)

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Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Pessary: When the bladder drops down lower into the pelvis, the increased pressure reduces the capacity of the bladder and can cause leakage of the urine. Pulling the bladder up higher or pushing it up with a pessary can help. Being at ideal weight can help. Other causes of urinary bladder problems should be investigated as well.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Treatable condition: Two common reasons for urine leakage in women. Urge incontinence occurs when the bladder spasms pushing urine out. Medications help. Stress incontinence occurs after childbirth where the urethra support is stretched so it sags and urine leakage occurs with coughing, laughing, and exercise. Kegels may help. If not, then a sling works well: takes 10 minutes, outpatient, & recovery in few days.
Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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