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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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Stress incontinence @ 22? history of UTI since childhood. On 750 mg depakote. Gotten worse since being on it...Answers please!

Stress incontinence @ 22? history of  UTI since childhood. On 750 mg depakote. Gotten worse since being on it...Answers please!

Need to see urologis: You need to see your doctor or a urologist, you may have an infection again and may need to be trated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

See your doctor!: Lots of new and exciting treatments now are available for different types of incontinence -- outpatient, one-stitch sling procedures to cure stress (cough, sneeze) incontinence; new, effective medications with fewer side effects to treat oab (over-active bladder); and newer, more accurate, in-office testing to confirm the diagnosis and the right treatments. ...Read more

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Proctitis ...Long history of ibs. Recently i've had blood and mucus with my stool and some incontinence as well.. I've also had pain in my rectum?

Proctitis ...Long history of ibs. Recently i've had blood and mucus with my stool and some incontinence as well.. I've also had pain in my rectum?

Check it out: Blood and mucus in the stool is never normal. Even though you have a long history of ibs, your recent complaints could represent inflammatory bowel disease. It may be just limited to the rectum or it could involve a larger portion of your colon. A lesion is possible, but less likely. Please see your primary care physician or gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...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