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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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Can masturbating too often (for years on end) cause stress incontinence and/or BPH? I know I have the first one and I suspect the second.

Can masturbating too often (for years on end) cause stress incontinence and/or BPH? I know I have the first one and I suspect the second.

No such relationship: Masturbating is not harmful and has no long term harms like you have listed. If you have problems with urine control you have to look for another cause. If it is bothersome, you should seek advice from a urologist. ...Read more

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I have a fecal incontinence, how do I get rid of it, and does masturbation make it worse?

I have a fecal incontinence, how do I get rid of it, and does masturbation make it worse?

Information: Fecal incontinence is a difficult problem. You need to know the cause. You should see a gastroenterologist or a con and rectal surgeon. Masturbation should not affect it. ...Read more

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Fecal incontinence (liquid) during hot days, masturbation and walking - how to cure and why does it happen?

Fecal incontinence (liquid) during hot days, masturbation and walking - how to cure and why does it happen?

Proctologist: It appears that you may have an incompetent anal sphincter or other anorectal pathology. I recommend an evaluation by a proctologist for diagnosis and treatment which may include an exercise program to strengthen the anal sphincter. ...Read more

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Today while masturbating a strange feeling of urine and smen will come same time! But didnt. Got panic. What that was? Nerve damage? Also have incontinance

Today while masturbating a strange feeling of urine and smen will come same time! But didnt. Got panic. What that was? Nerve damage? Also have incontinance

See your Dr.: This is not something a doctor can evaluate over the net or phone, you certainly need to see a physician and be thoroughly evaluated, good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a link between tooth loss and incontinence?

No: None that I know of. Please call your physician and ask if referral to urologist is in order. Incontinence in a 39 year old should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

No: Tooth loss if not because of extraction due to deep caries is usually due to periodontitis or gum disease caused by bacteria destroying supporting bone around teeth. ...Read more

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Can there be some link between urinary and fecal incontinence?

Yes: Yes, many women with pelvic floor weaknesses may experience one or both incontinences. This is often related to stresses from childbirth. Treatment generally starts with exercises, but in cases of more refractory cases, other treatments may be required. Usually pelvic floor disorders are grouped together with urologists, gynecologists and colorectal surgeon consultants. ...Read more

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I was dx with complete septum in my uterus. I have hx of urinary incontinence and frequency. Is there a link between the two?

Maybe?: We all know one congenital anomaly could mean the presence of others. Have you been pregnant? OB would need to follow you carefully. See a Urologist for a check. The gyn and urology embryology are closely attached. Better to be informed for now and the future. ...Read more

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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 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?

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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 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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Could I have urge incontinence?

Could I have urge incontinence?

Yes, UTI, OAB, diet: Many causes of ui. Cystitis or urethritis from uti. Overactive bladder which may require medication. Caffeine or acid urine producing foods and beverages like tomatoes or oj. Less commonly, in incompetent bladder neck or internal urethral sphincter or neurologic condition like ms. See a urologist or uro-gynecologist if not from diet. Good luck. ...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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What is self stress incontinence?

Loss of urine: Stress incontinence is losing urine without meaning to during physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise. Stress incontinence may occur from weakened pelvic muscles that support the bladder and urethra or because the urethral sphincter is not working correctly. This could be caused by: childbirth, medications, obesity, smoking. Stress incont. Is much more common in women. ...Read more

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I think I have urge incontinence?

Check with urologist: First diagnose cause: overactive bladder, urinary infection, neurogenic bladder dysfunction etc. Can then be treated appropriately with bladder muscle relaxants such as oxybutinin er, Detrol la, vesicare, (solifenacin) sanctura etc, &/or antibiotics. Good luck. ...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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What could cause urine incontinence?

Rare at your age: Urinary incontinence is not very common in someone your age. It could be something as simple as a UTI especially if you are experiencing pain with urination and urinary frequency. Constipation can also cause urinary frequency. One serious condition that should be ruled out is diabetes. If you haven't been tested you should have this done. ...Read more

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Helpful site for stress incontinence?

Helpful site for stress incontinence?

Mayo and Tufts: Www. Tuftsmedicalcenter. Tv/incontinence
www. Mayoclinic. Com/stress-incontinence/ds00828.

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What is stress incontinence caused by?

What is stress incontinence caused by?

Weak pelvic floor: Muscular support allowing stress urinary incontinence causes wetting with coughing, sneezing etc), which can increase after childbirth or after menopause when ovaries stop producing estrogen and bladder neck and urethral lining thins out. Cystocele where bladder tends to prolapse into vagina. Uterine prolapse. Fistula between bladder and vagina. Many women are incontinent with urinary infections. ...Read more

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How can I treat overflow incontinence?

Timed voids: Urinate more frequently to prevent overfilling
Get evaluated by urologist or urogynecologist. Depending on cause there can be other treatment options. ...Read more

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Can stress cause urniary incontinence?

Can stress cause urniary incontinence?

Incontinence: Anxiety and stress can cause urge incontinence which is a type of incontinence that is due to spasm of the smooth muscle of the bladder. If this a continuing problem, consult your doctor, there are medications that can help. ...Read more

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What is testing for stress incontinence?

Tests for SUI: Urodynamics, or bladder function testing, is performed to evaluate the cause of incontinence. Although stress incontinence generally occurs with cough or sneeze, sometimes a bladder contraction is started and surgery is not the remedy, rather medication may help. A small catheter is placed in the bladder and vagina to evaluate this. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
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Leaking Urine (Definition)

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