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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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Dr. Scott Beard
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 Stress incontinence?

What causes Stress incontinence?

Depend...: Incontinence can be urge, stress, or mixed, or can be fecal or urinary. Here, let's talk about stress urinary incontinence (SUI) only - resulting from weakened urinary sphincter which is usually related with childbirth, pelvic surgery, aging, etc. In females and with prostate surgery in males. ...Read more

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Does sciatica cause incontinence?

Does sciatica cause incontinence?

No, but: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which is the back of the buttock and the thigh. It does not include incontinence by this definition. But, causes of sciatica include causes that interfere with the function of lower spinal cord nerves and some of these causes of sciatica could conceivably cause incontinence. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause incontinence?

Can constipation cause incontinence?

Coexist: Bowel and bladder dysfunction may coexist and is seen often in children with voiding dysfunction. Having constipation and a distended rectum may lead to problems with bladder emptying and/or storage. ...Read more

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