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A 39-year-old member asked:

Where can i get stuff on stress incontinence?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 25 years experience
Www.augs.org: They are the specialtysociety dealing with female incontinence.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Knowledge Empowers: Knowledge empowers action. Try kegels first. If leakage persists, see doctor to consider urethral sling. Here are some links and don't just sit on the information, act on the solutions to enjoy active life without embarrassment: http://scottkramermd.Com/womens-health-library/minimally-invasive-procedures/urethral-sling-incontinence http://kidney.Niddk.Nih.Gov/kudiseases/pubs/uiwomen.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get stress incontinence from a baby?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, from childbirth: As a result of a vaginal delivery which over-stretches the pelvic floor muscles.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Do a lot of people get stress incontinence?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Depends: Stress incontinece is mostly seen in women. It is seen after multiple vaginal deliveries that afects over time the pelvic floor anatomy that leads in the end to stress urinary incontinece. It is more often in the younger population compared with urge urinary incontinence.
A 32-year-old member asked:

How do I get break from stress incontinence on long flight?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urinate often + meds: Try and keep your bladder as empty as possible plus get a prescription for a long acting baladder anticholingeric medication such as oxybutinin er, Detrol la or vesicare (solifenacin) and wear a sanitary pad. Good luck.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get stress incontinence after an appendectomy?

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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No: I can't think of a mechanism that would cause stress incontinence from an appendectomy.

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