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A 23-year-old female asked:

Im 24 yr old female.frequent urination(every 20-30mins)(more quantity), sudden urge to pee and cant control for a long time since many years.very difficult to leave home and embarrassment of peeing in pants. but never a problem at night.why is this ?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
What you are : describing may be "stress" incontinence...increases in the standing position (increased pressure on the "neck" of the bladder interfering with your bladder's sphincter. Just a thought....hope it's helpful! Dr Z

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