A 42-year-old member asked:
What is stress incontinence? what are some possible solutions for stress incontinence?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Urology 22 years experience
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Stress Incontinence: (sui) is caused by weakness in the support and function of the urethra - which normally acts as a valve to hold urine in the bladder until you want to pee.
There are safe and effective treatments for most people with sui. Pelvic floor physical therapy and urethral sling surgery are the mainstays. Consult with a urologist or urogynecologist.
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Gynecology 23 years experience
Stress Incontinence: Stress incontinence: leaking urine with activity, cough, sneeze. It occurs because of a weakness to the ligaments supporting the urethra. Tthere are many treatment options. Follow up with a gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist to discuss. Treatment options can be pelvic PT, topical estrogen, pessary, plugs, radiofrequency, bulking, slings Resources: www.voicesforpfd.www.ics.org
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get stress incontinence from a baby?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, from childbirth: As a result of a vaginal delivery which over-stretches the pelvic floor muscles.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get stress incontinence after an appendectomy?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to develop stress incontinence from an appendectomy?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Doubt: An uneventful appedectomy should not have any effect on the urinary systems. On the contrary obstetric trauma e.g. Childbirth could cause stress incontinence among other reasons. Also, you should wonder about the effect of a new medicine if you started one recently.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2016
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