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A 48-year-old member asked:

I always leak pee after i sneeze and laugh. what can i do about this?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Stress incontinence: This is a common condition, but many women are embarassed to tell their docs. The muscles controlling the opening-tube (urethra--see pic) is weakened, often due to vaginal delivery and aging, and unable to squeez during laughing/sneezing which increases intra-abdominal pressure, thus causes leaking of urine. Doing kegel exercises to trenghten pelvic floor muscle may help. Consult doc. Good luck.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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