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If Sui Should I Be Leaking Urine Between Legs When Coughing
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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just had rectocele and cystocele repaired 2w po could I be leaking urine into my vagina? My pad is really wet but not really a color to it. Thanks
Call your surgeon: ASAP, yes that is possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hysterectomy 23rd april...Leaking urine, hard to void, think leaking from vagine, q tip inserted for few seconds was soaked b?
This is not normal: You need to see your doctor. The leaking could be caused by several factors. It should be addressed by your surgeon. ...Read more
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
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