A 41-year-old member asked:
Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Sadowanswered
Pathology 19 years experience
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.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Jerome Yaklicanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: Ruling out a urinary tract infection with a urine culture should always be the first step in evaluating urinary urgency or urge incontinence.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 14, 2017
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