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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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Are marketers going to start pushing incontinence products on the baby boomers now? I even saw pants for men.

Are marketers going to start pushing incontinence products on the baby boomers now? I even saw pants for men.

Yes: The biggest cost in the incontinence market is paper products as you mentioned. Drugs, testing and doctor visits make up a fraction of the costs. ...Read more

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Stress incontinence and gym. What can I wear that wont show through yoga pants?

Stress incontinence and gym. What can I wear that wont show through yoga pants?

A plug: There are incontinence plugs. You could also just where a pad, if it shows through your pants then they are too tight and other things are probably showing too. ...Read more

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S it bad on skin to wear depends every night if incontinence during bedtime?

S it bad on skin to wear depends every night if incontinence during bedtime?

No: If an incontinence pad is worn at night, skin issues can occur, but if one changes the pad as it becomes wet, minimal problems will occur. ...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 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