Top
10
Doctor insights on: Intermittent Incontinence

Share
1

1
Vomiting bile in the morning, sharp intermittent pain in the rear, incontinence, effortless weight loss, recurring swollen lymph nodes (groin). Help!

Vomiting bile in the morning, sharp intermittent pain in the rear, incontinence, effortless weight loss, recurring swollen lymph nodes (groin). Help!

Please see Dr...: What you described deserves an immediate professional attention. So, collect and record the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring them to see dr. Who will usually find our what he/she needs to do for you after reviewing wht you bring in, more history, physicals, and possible some tests as needed. Best... ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Scott Beard
473 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
How can I stop incontinence? What are some ways of dealing with incontience?

Depends: Depends on type of incontinence. Good resource www.voicesforpfd.org. Many non surgical and surgical treatment options now. Recommend discussion and evaluation with gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist. In meantime, avoid heavy lifting, straining, or constipation. Don't limit fluid intake. Kegel and pelvic exercises. Keep a voiding diary and track fluid intake and incontinence episodes. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
How do I hygienically dispose of my adult incontinence products in public without anyone noticing?

How do I hygienically dispose of my adult incontinence products in public without anyone noticing?

Disposal: When i walk my canine, I use a bag to dispose of the leavings. You should obtain some opaque bags large enough to put your products inside and then you can dispose of them anonymously. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I am 22 and struggling with incontinence for 2 months now and I realize it's not getting any better. Buying depends, but expensive. Are they covered?

Urologist: You must find out the cause of your urinary incontinence and should consult a urologist who has a special interest in female urinary incontinence and appropriate testing will be done and treatment options explained.. I don't think that Depends are covered by insurance. ...Read more

8

8
Could I have urine incontinence at 50? Ugh!?

Incontinence: Yes you could - its not fun - so see your pcp and get a referral to the urologist and the gyn. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
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

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
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