A 31-year-old member asked:
what can i do to solve urinary incontinence?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Harris answered
30 years experience Urogynecology
Simple stuff: Simply voiding on a schedule, say every 2 hours, whether you have an urge or not, will help many times. Also, performing structured pelvic muscle exercises (kegels) on a daily basis may help. See your doctor if symptoms worsen.
Answered on May 21, 2013
Dr. Amit Patel answered
21 years experience Urogynecology
Type matters: If you have urge incontinence (leakage with the "gotta-go" feeling), then treatments include bladder training with diet modifications, medications, Botox injections into the bladder wall, or implanted neuromodulating devices. If you have stress incontinence (leakage with cough, lifting, exercise, laughing, etc), then treatments include kegel exercises, vaginal pessaries, or surgery.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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