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Is there a cure for giggle incontinence? I have had this condition since childhood around age 7, I am 24 now and still suffer from bladder problems.

Is there a cure for giggle incontinence? I have had this condition since childhood around age 7, I am 24 now and still suffer from bladder problems.

Stress incontinence: Could happen with any increased pressure on the bladder. A urologist can check for a problem ,can suggest exercises and perhaps some medication. ...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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What causes Incontinence?

What causes 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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How to manage incontinence?

How to manage incontinence?

Incontince: Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. Stress incontinence, which is leakage with coughing, sneezing, and activities, can be treated with keagal exercises or an outpatient surgery known as a sling. Overactive bladder, which is urinary urgency frequency and urge urinary incontinence. Can be treated with medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises, Botox injections, or an interstim device. ...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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Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Depends.: Urinary incontinence can occur at any age. It becomes more common the older you get. Their are many different causes of incontinence and it can usually be treated if it is a problem for you. The treatment would depend on the underlying cause of your leakage. Your gyn is usually a good place to start. ...Read more

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How does incontinence relate to age?

Increases: Incontinence can occur at any age, however statistically the prevalence of incontinence increased with age. There are many different causes of incontinence. Feel free to discuss further with primary doctor, gyn, urologist or urogynecologist www.voicesforpfd.org ...Read more

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What are the tests for Incontinence?

Here are some...: After detailed history-taking specifically for urge or stress or mixed urinary incontinence, tests may be done to suggest / demonstrate the type, degree, and cause of incontinence with simple urinary stress test, simple to sophisticated bladder pressure (at or not at voiding) measurement for bladder stability in conjunction of electromyography of sphincter with or without flouroscopic imaging of.. ...Read more

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How to cure incontinence without mesh?

How to cure incontinence without mesh?

Use the oldr more: Invasive and less successful surgeries or temporary collagen injections. Lose weight and do pelvic floor therapy. Thin small strips of mesh are the gold standard for stress incontinence and the fda agrees its the pelvic floor meshes that are the problem for reconstructiin. ...Read more

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How is incontinence generally treated?

Severity determines: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Often, anal manometry followed by biofeedback can be curative without the need of surgery or medication. ...Read more

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Could incontinence be cured by itself?

No: It is unlikely the incontinence will go away on its own unless it's caused by an infection or by stress etc. ...Read more

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How is incontinence generally evaluated?

Interview: Then exam, if substantial and no response to initial management (diet and kegels) then urodynamic testing and surgery may be done. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Incontinence?

Here are some...: Any factors leading to weaken urethral sphincteric closing ability to overcome a sudden increase in the pressure inside urinary bladder are considered as the risk factors to induce stress urinary incontinence - like childbirth, aging, surgery in or around bladder and urethra, injury to the nerve regulating urinary sphincter, etc. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nighttime incontinence?

Many: For children, bedwetting is common and gradually decreases as the child ages. The cause is usually idiopathic and improves with time. Some children require treatment for bedwetting including bed alarms, medications to decrease urine production in kidneys. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Incontinence?

Involuntary leak...: 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 features of nerve/muscle impairment... ...Read more

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What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

Visit your doctor!: There are multiple reasons for the symptoms you are experiencing. There could be anatomical abnormalities or neurological reasons for your symptoms. A visit to a urologist is warranted. ...Read more

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What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

Childbirth can: In many women the problems develop from childbirth but do not appear till years after delivery of multiple or large babies. To know if she has incontinence and what treatments are available, a woman should overcome shyness and tell her gyn provider. A referral to a urogynecologist might be needed also. ...Read more

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What percentage of incontinence is male and which is female?

What percentage of incontinence is male and which is female?

Both genders can get: Women have a greater risk of developing urinary incontinence due to childbirth. Men can develop it also, eg, after prostate surgery. In many people the problems of urine leakage develop in the later years. To know if they have incontinence and what treatments are available, patients or loved ones should overcome shyness and tell the primary care provider or urologist. Help is available. ...Read more

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What causes incontinence? What contributes/causes incontinence?

What causes incontinence? What contributes/causes incontinence?

Long answer: There are different types of urinary incontinence. The two main types are stress urinary incontince (sui)(involuntary urine loss secondary to sudden / intense increase in abdominal pressure), and urge urinary incontinence (uui) ( loss of urine secondary to an involuntary bladder contraction and associated with the urge to urinate). Sui is cause by weakening of the pelvic floor. Uui hasothercauses. ...Read more

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Are you more likely to have incontinence if you deliver a big baby?

Are you more likely to have incontinence if you deliver a big baby?

Depends: There are many factors that go into incontinence. Some people deliver small babies but because of genetic differences in their tissue they can develop incontinence. Large babies with difficult deliveries is a risk factor but does necessarily cause incontinence in all women ...Read more

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How can I stop incontinence? What are some ways of dealing with incontience?

Depends: Depends on type of incontinence. Good resource www.voicesforpfd.org. Many non surgical and surgical treatment options now. Recommend discussion and evaluation with gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist. In meantime, avoid heavy lifting, straining, or constipation. Don't limit fluid intake. Kegel and pelvic exercises. Keep a voiding diary and track fluid intake and incontinence episodes. ...Read more

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