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A 35-year-old member asked:

can you get incontinence from being hit in the bladder/penis region?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
Very unlikely: Urianry incontinence stems from trauma to the groin area usually is from damage to the sphincter that controls urine. Although it is possible, it is unlikely to cause incontinence from just a hit to the groin unless there was severe trauma to this area including a fracture to the pubic bone or pelvic bone.
Dr. Robert Stroud
General Practice 38 years experience
Yes : If your bladder is near capacity and you are hit in this area suddenly increasing intravesical pressure.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

If I have a urine incontence problem, how often should I empty my bladder?

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Dr. Scott Beard
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As required: But the more often you empty it likely you will result in smaller and smaller volumes. As your blotter volume diminishes the problem will likely increase.

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