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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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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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What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

What to do forvariable incontinence in 26 year old male?

Visit your doctor!: There are multiple reasons for the symptoms you are experiencing. There could be anatomical abnormalities or neurological reasons for your symptoms. A visit to a urologist is warranted. ...Read more

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What percentage of incontinence is male and which is female?

What percentage of incontinence is male and which is female?

Both genders can get: Women have a greater risk of developing urinary incontinence due to childbirth. Men can develop it also, eg, after prostate surgery. In many people the problems of urine leakage develop in the later years. To know if they have incontinence and what treatments are available, patients or loved ones should overcome shyness and tell the primary care provider or urologist. Help is available. ...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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20 year old male with incontinence. What is the solution?

20 year old male with incontinence. What is the solution?

Need evaluation: A 20 year old male with incontinence needs to be evaluated. This is not a normal finding and a cause needs to be identified and may resolve the leakage. Office tetsts, urinalysis, and blood work should help identify the cause. ...Read more

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Why have i started to suffer from incontinence lately? I am 18 and a male

Why have i started to suffer from incontinence lately? I am 18 and a male

Urologist: You should consult with a local urologist who can examine you and take a full medical and familial history. These conditions need to be properly diagnosed as to the cause by a local physician who can examine you and treat you. ...Read more

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Any tips on dealing with incontinence as 20 year old male? The dr prescribed me tamsulosen but it didnt work at all

Any tips on dealing with incontinence as 20 year old male? The dr prescribed me tamsulosen but it didnt work at all

Urinary incontinence: Tamsulosen will probably make you pee more not less. You are young to suffer from incontinence. I would get a thorough evaluation before treatment. Why don't you check out www.mayoclinic.com for some guidance. Then seek out a good urologist near where you live. ...Read more

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Can steroids cause accidents of incontinence in adult males at times?

Can steroids cause accidents of incontinence in adult males at times?

Yes: I'm only 51, no prostate issues. Took steroids for 10 days. Increased frequency and amount of urine. Sometimes it became quite urget to have to go... ...Read more

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What did our ancestors (male & female) do about incontinence in old age? Or didn't they live that long?

What did our ancestors (male & female) do about incontinence in old age? Or didn't they live that long?

They wore rags: Bathing was very uncommon for a variety of reasons. Amongst the wealthy lots of perfume to. Over the odor. Some women did not go outside the home much at all because of this (like some today). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence in males?

What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence in males?

Pain & Frequency: Pain with urination and urinary frequency are the most common symptoms. Utis are uncommon in males, so this should be discussed with his doctor. Also, recurrence may indicate an anatomical problem and would need a work up. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to diapers for male urinary incontinence?

Is there an alternative to diapers for male urinary incontinence?

Yes: There are several options, depending on the problem. A cunningham clamp is placed on the penis and only opened when ready to urinate. Certain medications can help. A condom catheter is also effective where one urinates into a bag via a special condom. As a last resort, a urethral catheter or suprapubic catheter may be placed but these have increased complication rates, especially with infection. ...Read more

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What is the incontinence rate for prostate removal in men?

What is the incontinence rate for prostate removal in men?

Varies: You see reports from anywhere between <5% and >50%. There is no proven benefit from robotics. Get an experienced surgeon.For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Why do women experience bladder problems and incontinence more than men?

Why do women experience bladder problems and incontinence more than men?

2X more in women: In general, women experience urinary incontinence about twice as often as men. In women, urinary in continence is often caused by damage to the pelvic nerves and musches associated with childbirth. In men it is often related to prostate disease and its treatments. Incidence increases with age in both sexes. ...Read more

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How do you treat urinary incontinence in men?

How do you treat urinary incontinence in men?

Depends on cause: Urinary incontinence in men can result from different things. For instance, some men have leakage due to urinary retention leading to "overflow" incontience. Others may have overactive bladders causing urge incontience. Still others may have leakage results from surgery. Only a healthcare provider can help you determine what type of incontinence you have and how best to treat it. ...Read more

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What can I do regarding urinary incontinence in men?

What can I do regarding urinary incontinence in men?

Need to see Doctor: Firstly, rinalysis in case incontinence is due to a urinary infection.Need to consult urologist it wetting isn't due to a UTI. Will include detailed medical history, complete physical examination including genitalia, abdomen, nervous system & digital rectal examination (for prostate).X-rays,Sonogram, Urodynamic studies may be indicated. May respond to medication, Kegel exercises & possibly surgery ...Read more

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Can we perform squats exercise in stress incontinence? For men

See details: Why would a 20 year old have stress incontinence? You should determine the cause as a first step. Yes you can squat if you can control your bladder while doing it. ...Read more

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Male urinary scar tissue causing incontinence. What is the solution?

Male urinary scar tissue causing incontinence. What is the solution?

Urethral stricture?: Scar tissue within urethra can cause a stricture, which is a narrowing. Urine can be trapped above narrowing after u have finished urinating, this leaks out as incontinence after voiding has been completed.Scarring at bladder neck or urinary sphincter can prevent urethra from closing. Solution:- evaluation by urologist ; may require surgical urethrotomy, reconstruction or artificial sphincter. ...Read more

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Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Incontinence: Incontinence of urine may be complication of surgery for prostate cancer (rarely from radiation therapy to the prostate as well). It is rare for prostate cancer itself to cause incontinence as a presenting symptom, if that is the question. ...Read more

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