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Can steroids cause accidents of incontinence in adult males at times?

Can steroids cause accidents of incontinence in adult males at times?

Yes: I'm only 51, no prostate issues. Took steroids for 10 days. Increased frequency and amount of urine. Sometimes it became quite urget to have to go... ...Read more

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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. Reflecting the ...Read more


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Hyy im haris from pakistan I have 1 problem during use the steroids urine incontinence?

Hyy im haris from pakistan I have 1 problem during use the steroids urine incontinence?

Why steroids.: Why are you taking steroids? You did not explain. If you are taking steroid for a chronic auto immune condition then it is most likely due to that condition. Please provide us wit better history to help you. ...Read more

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I evacuate my bowels 2-3 times a day. Sometimes I have to strain. D\would this cause problems (incontinence) in the long run? I'm 22.

I evacuate my bowels 2-3 times a day. Sometimes I have to strain. D\would this cause problems (incontinence) in the long run? I'm 22.

Probably not: But you should not need to strain especially if you are going three times a day. Try a mild stool softener or see a gastroenterologist for a proper rectal exam to see if you have pelvic floor dyssenergia (discoordinated relaxation and contraction of the muscles that help you poop). ...Read more

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I have sciatica, yesterday I had an embarrassing accident, I just read incontinence can be caused by sciatica. Do I need to tell my gp?

I have sciatica, yesterday I had an embarrassing accident, I just read incontinence can be caused by sciatica. Do I need to tell my gp?

Couldn't hurt: Losing control of your bladder or any structure in the pelvis in any way might be "just" an accident, but could also be a sign of a more significant neurologic problem. Why not let a physician make that decision for you? Especially if you already have a pre-existing neurologic problem like sciatica? Call the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes male incontinence?

What causes male incontinence?

Procedures can: In many men the problems develop immediately after surgery, eg. In others they develop in the later years. To know if he has incontinence and what treatments are available, a man should overcome embarassment and tell his primary care provider. A referral to a urologist might be needed also. ...Read more

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I have chronic urinary incontinence while sleeping. My age is 52 male. What is its cause. Is there any medicines or treatment for this?

I have chronic urinary incontinence while sleeping. My age is 52 male. What is its cause. Is there any medicines or treatment for this?

Meds: Please check your meds with your doctor -- some meds can cause this if not then you should see a urologist (bladder specialist) or a neurologist (brain and nervous system specialist). ...Read more

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How many times desmopressin should be taken for an urine incontinence patient? And at what time?

How many times desmopressin should be taken for an urine incontinence patient? And at what time?

Used for bedwetting: Desmopressin can be effective to treat bedwetting because it acts on kidneys to reabsorb some of the filtered urine resulting in less urine urine production. Should be taken at night up to total of 0.6mg (1 - 3 0.2mg tablets) & only once/24 hours. Of no use for daytime incontinence which requires a different type of medication. ...Read more

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How long until I can see the results for incontinence from doing kegel exercise many times per day?

How long until I can see the results for incontinence from doing kegel exercise many times per day?

Varies: Kegel exercises are great but this may not be enough. There are surgeries, medications and physical therapy available. Your obgyn, urologist or a urogynecologist can help find the right treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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Frequent urge to urinate for months, small amounts 25+times a day, no incontinence, no UTI, no IC, cystoscopy ok, seen 4 urologists, very tired. Please help!

Could incontinence: I don't think it's easy to say that you don't have IC. The symptoms you are describing could either be IC, it could be urge incontinence, it could be a prolapse of the bladder or other pelvic floor dysfunction. You could have issues with bowels pressing on the bladder. What medicine have you tried besides antibiotics? I would recommend bladder training and possibly botox. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have to strain to empty bladder at times, but have incontinence as well? I have herniated disc, sciatica. Mri confirmed. Annoyed!

This is an emergency: With that information of having to strain yourself to urinate and having episodes of incontinence, you need to seek treatment immediately, I would recommend the ER with a spine consult. ...Read more

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20 year old male with incontinence. What is the solution?

Need evaluation: A 20 year old male with incontinence needs to be evaluated. This is not a normal finding and a cause needs to be identified and may resolve the leakage. Office tetsts, urinalysis, and blood work should help identify the cause. ...Read more

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What causes incontinence in alzheimer's?

Few causes: Incontinence can be caused by a bladder infection, and over active bladder (bladder spasms) or in an alzheimer's patient sometimes they just get distracted and confused and don't remember to use the bathroom.
Follow up with a gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist ...Read more

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Does pelvic prolapse cause incontinence?

Yes and No: Pelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence are two distinct entities that often occur together. In some circumstances pelvic prolapse reduces urinary incontinence due to increased urethral pressures. Surgeons often discuss issues of future incontinence when treating prolapse. A complete pelvic floor evaluation is important when planning surgery to avoid these issues. ...Read more

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Are there neurologic causes of stress incontinence?

Absolutely: A number of conditions from stroke, parkinsons, multiple sclerosis, spinal stenosis, neuropathy, spinal cord injury, spina bifida and pelvic nerve injury can cause incontinence. While neurologic conditions are commonly thought to lead to overactive bladder or bladder spasm, the nerve supply to the urethra can be damaged, leaving the bladder weak and causing stress leakage. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent urination without incontinence?

What can cause frequent urination without incontinence?

Many condition: Among which are urinary tract infections, diabetes, and in fact early renal failure!

Too many to discuss in this forum...suggest a frank discussion with your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
BTW a less common cause is ANXIETY.......

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Causes and tests for incontinence of urine after delivery?

Well,: After pregnancy, incontinence problems can be because childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which can cause an overactive bladder. Childbirth also may contribute to bladder control problems because of the damage to the nerves that control the bladder; an episiotomy cut ; and dislocation of urethra and bladder during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is dropping bladder a cause of stress incontinence in women?

Associated: They occur commonly together, but not always. ...Read more

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Are there better diapers than depends for adult urge incontinence?

Possibly: The best pad or adult diaper will very from person to person. Fit is important & no two people are shaped exactly the same. Try different brands/styles to see what works best for you. Consider supplementing with additional incontinence pads or doubling at night if needed. Remember that there are many effective treatments for urge incontinence. Talk to a specialist to see if one might work for you. ...Read more

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Can IBS cause feacal incontinence what could be other possibilities?

NO: At your age, very though history is very important. Including sexual (anal) activity. Check with your primary, be very honest with him ...Read more

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Wondering what non-prescription drugs or medicines would cause temporary incontinence?

Beer: Any diuretic type of product such as drinking beer can aggravate incontinence because of the increased urine production. Vitamin b complex can aggravate urge incontinence. Highly acidic foods and foods containing caffiene such as tea, chocolate, coffee and energy drinks can aggravate urge symptoms. Tomatoes, onions, and citrus foods can also aggravate urge symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for lithium and/or Abilify (aripiprazole) to cause incontinence, stuffiness and excessive drooling?

Is it possible for lithium and/or Abilify (aripiprazole) to cause incontinence, stuffiness and excessive drooling?

Concur w/Dr. Weixel: Allow me to add the following to what Dr. Weixel has written. Lithium is much better known for dry mouth as opposed to drooling. And while incontinence is listed as a side effect it is felt to be usually due to increased urinary frequency. Abilify (aripiprazole) can cause the side effects you mention in significant numbers. ...Read more

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Can flax seed cause fecal incontinence?

Can flax seed cause fecal incontinence?

No: There is no evidence or even anecdotal reference to that. Fecal incontinence is a sign of potentially serious spinal, neurological or colorectal disease. Please consult your PCP urgently if you have this complaint. ...Read more

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Can Valium (5mg/day) cause fecal incontinence?

Urinary incontinence: Has been described but I was unable to find reports of fecal incontinence with valium. Diarrhea or constipation are possible. Fecal incontinence can sometimes occur with severe diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Incontinence: Incontinence of urine may be complication of surgery for prostate cancer (rarely from radiation therapy to the prostate as well). It is rare for prostate cancer itself to cause incontinence as a presenting symptom, if that is the question. ...Read more

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Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

No: Cystoscopy is simply a technique to view the inside of the bladder with a video camera. It would not cause incontinence but may be part of the evaluation of incontinence in some patients. ...Read more

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Does being on lithium cause urinary incontinence and shakiness?

Does being on lithium cause urinary incontinence and shakiness?

It can: Polyuria and tremor are common side effects of lithium therapy. Both can be remedied if therapy has otherwise been beneficial. ...Read more

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Does prostate surgery always cause urinary incontinence?

Does prostate surgery always cause urinary incontinence?

No: There are of course different type of prostate surgery.
Postate removal for cancer has a severe incontinence rate of 3-5% and a mild to moderate incontinence rate of 10-15%. Both are very treatable in hands of surgeons who treat this often.
Prostate scraping and laser treatments for benign disease rarely lead to incontinenece buts is also very treatable.
Bottom line:it happens and is treatable. ...Read more

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What causes parkinsons? Is it curable? Can it cause urinary incontinence?

Unknown: The cause of parkinson's disease is unknown. Some of the major symptoms are caused by loss of neurons in an area of the brainstem that produces dopamine. There is no cure yet for parkinson's but there are many treatments available aimed at improving the symptoms. Urinary incontinence is a common symptom in parkinson's disease and results from inability of the brain to suppress bladder emptying. ...Read more

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What antidepressants cause urinary retention? I have stress incontinence.

What antidepressants cause urinary retention? I have stress incontinence.

Incontinence: Any antidepressants that exhibit blocking properties of the peripheral nervous system can impact the organs attached to them especially the tricyclics antidepressannts such as elavil (amitriptyline). The other such notriptylline and imipramine. An ekg is always good to have since these antidepressants can impact the rate and rhymin of the heart. There are newer agents for your conditiom. ...Read more

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How do I hygienically dispose of my adult incontinence products in public without anyone noticing?

How do I hygienically dispose of my adult incontinence products in public without anyone noticing?

Disposal: When I walk my canine, I use a bag to dispose of the leavings. You should obtain some opaque bags large enough to put your products inside and then you can dispose of them anonymously. ...Read more

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How can I wear adult incontinence pads without them showing?

How can I wear adult incontinence pads without them showing?

Clothing: Wear looser fitting clothing. U can still dress sharp. ...Read more

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Leaking Urine (Definition)

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