A 37-year-old member asked:
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what's the remedy for urinary incontinence?

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Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Tvt sling : Is the gold standard. Diet and kegels can help too.
Answered on Oct 28, 2012
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Dr. Neil Baum
Dr. Neil Baum commented
52 years experience Urology
If the problem is "gotta go, gotta go", then you may have urgency incontinence or overactive bladder. This usually responds to oral medication.
Oct 28, 2012
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You may have stress incontinence, which happens when you cough or sneeze. You may be able to improve your symptoms by cutting back on caffeine and doing Kegel exercises. You may have urge incontinence, that you feel the urge and then your bladder just empties. This is often improved with medication. You may have urethral hypermobility which is easily treated in the office with Renessa.
Aug 29, 2012
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Usually: Begin with kegel exercises to strengthen muscles that close urethra. Some women leak because of poorly supported urethra after having babies, which can be fixed with a urethral sling as an outpatient 10 minute procedure with minimal downtime. Others need medication for over active bladder. While it's embarrassing don't acquiesce to suffer in silence, ask for help.
Answered on May 16, 2016
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Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: There are multiple therapies for urinary incontinence ranging from minimally invasive surgery to non-surgical treatments to change nerve function to medications. Check with a specialist in Urogynecology for help.
Answered on May 16, 2016

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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.

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