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could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

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Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test.
Answered on Nov 29, 2014
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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ruling out a urinary tract infection with a urine culture should always be the first step in evaluating urinary urgency or urge incontinence.
Answered on Sep 14, 2017
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