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Why do I feel like i'm leaking urine constantly?

Why do I feel like i'm leaking urine constantly?

Could be urine: Continuous leakage can happen with very weak urethra or bladder opening, or with fistula, which is an abnormal hole or connection btw bladder and another organ. In some women who perceive constant leakage, they always have wet pads due to very frequent leakage without a sensation of when the leak is occurring. This symptom needs evaluation by urogyne or urologist. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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If sui should I be leaking urine between legs when coughing?

If sui should I be leaking urine between legs when coughing?

Yes: Subjects with stress urinary incontinence can experience urinary leakage with coughing, straining, sneezing, laughing, jumping or going down stairs.In fact whenever there is a sudden increase in intra-abdominal pressure.This pressure is transmitted to the bladder & leakage occurs when intra-abdominal pressure exceeds the urethral closing pressure of your urethral and bladder neck sphincter muscles. ...Read more

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Leaking urine. No cough or sneezing. What could cause that?

Leaking urine. No cough or sneezing. What could cause that?

Several possibilitie: Urinary leakage can have different causes. You should consult with your primary care doctor for further evaluation. Many causes of incontinence can be treated successfully. ...Read more

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How can I stop leaking urine when I laugh, cough and sneeze?

How can I stop leaking urine when I laugh, cough and sneeze?

Physical Therapy: Sometimes medicine can help. Sometimes surgery can help. I always have my patients see a physical therapist that specializes in pelvic floor physical therapy, i see amazing improvements after physical therapy in bladder control. You can find instructions about how to do kegel exercises, but having a physical therapist is much more efficient / effective. ...Read more

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How can I stop leaking urine when I laugh, cough, sneeze? (lady)

How can I stop leaking urine when I laugh, cough, sneeze? (lady)

Pessary: When the bladder drops down lower into the pelvis, the increased pressure reduces the capacity of the bladder and can cause leakage of the urine. Pulling the bladder up higher or pushing it up with a pessary can help. Being at ideal weight can help. Other causes of urinary bladder problems should be investigated as well. ...Read more

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Why would I be leaking urine?

Why would I be leaking urine?

Female incontinence: Female urinary incontinence can be due to an anatomical support problem , hyperactive bladder muscle or infection. Treatment will depend on cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I am leaking urine throughout the day?

What to do if I am leaking urine throughout the day?

Depends.: Their are many different causes of leaking urine. Each is treated differently. You would need to see your doctor to determine the underlying cause and most appropriate treatment. In the mean while you can limit caffeine, carbonation and acidic foods and beverages. Also try kegel exercises - pelvic floor squeezing exercises to strengthen the pelvic muscles. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
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Leaking Urine (Definition)

Urinary (or bladder) incontinence is when you are not able to keep urine from leaking from your urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder. This is common late in pregnancy when the baby is large and pressing ...Read more


Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more