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Medicine For Incontinence Of Urine
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
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
Well,: After pregnancy, incontinence problems can be because childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which can cause an overactive bladder. Childbirth also may contribute to bladder control problems because of the damage to the nerves that control the bladder; an episiotomy cut ; and dislocation of urethra and bladder during pregnancy. ...Read more
Treatment for urinary incontinence depends on the type of incontinence, the severity of the problem and the underlying cause.
1. Behavioral techniques: bladder training, scheduled toilet trips and fluid and diet management.
2. Physical therapy: pelvic floor muscle exercises, electrical stimulation
4. Intervention: pessary, botox, nerve stimulator, pads and catheter. ...Read more
On cholystramine for ibs, and just got put on toviaz (fesoterodine) for urine incontinence. Any information on these drugs?
Cholestyramine binds bile salts. It has numerous side effects...one which is constipation
Toviaz is an anticholinergic medication that prevents bladder spasm. Common side effect can be dry mouth and constipation.
Make sure your physicians are aware that you are on both of these meds. ...Read more
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
Www. Takethefloor. Org: Www. Takethefloor. Org is a website maintained by the american urogynecologic society. This website is very reliable with a lot of good information for patients with urinary incontinence. Other sites include www. Sgsonline. Org and a site maintained by nafc, national association for continence at www. Nafc. Org. ...Read more
Can a change in my diet help with incontinence? I have sporadic urine incontinence problems. Can a change in my diet help with this? .
Incontinence: While urge incontinence is often made worse by certain dietary irritants, most famously caffeine, stress urinary incontinence is not much influenced by chemistry. It really depends on which type of incontinence you are suffering from. You should be evaluated by a urologist and be worked up. ...Read more
Bladder doesn't seem to hold much urine before feeling the need to go to the toilet 30 female no kids, what could cause this? No incontinence.
URINARY FREQUENCY: It could be many things, dietary irritants are the most common reason. There is a large list of them and they may have been in your diet for years and just now cause an issue. Constipation can also cause it. Fill out a diary of ins and outs with times for a day. This will help a physician sort out the issue faster. ...Read more
How do you control odor of urine through diet and cleansing if you have a mild incontinence case?
Diet and Exercise: With a "mild" case of incontinence! I am guessing you leak with sneeze or cough. This type of incontinence can be improved with pelvic floor exercises and weight loss. The "odor" of the urine is related to the food and drink you eat. Drink a lot of water to dilute the urine to improve the odor but the best thing is determining why you have the mild problem and trying to correct it. ...Read more
Urine after anesth:
Urine incontinence is more often associated with spinal anesthesia, sometimes lasting longer than the sensory effect of the spinal medicine and sometimes delaying the discharge of outpatients.
General anesthesia can also cause this problem. The opioid narcotics, fentanyl and morphine being the most common culprits.
The anesthetic aspect of this problem should resolve within a few hours for most. ...Read more
Leaking after cough,: Sneezing, laughing, jumping etc. Whenever there is sudden rise in intraabdominal pressure. Pressure is transmitted to within the bladder and urinary sphincter can not squeeze rapidly enough to avoid leakage of urine. Kegel exercises often help. Worth cosulting with a urologist or urogynecologist ...Read more
Is it a problem?: Aside from looking into treatment for the incontinence itself, you can change incontinence pads often and practice good hygiene. Often people perceive the odor themselves as much more noticable than the prople around them. Talk with friends and family that you trust to be honest to determine if the odor is really a problem or not. ...Read more
Sometimes I noticed small drops of urine in underwear. Does this mean I have urine incontinence even though I am 22 and a virgin?
Control versus drops: You note drops of urine after you urinate and are concerned about incontinence. It is unlikely that you are incontinent. You have a small amount after urination. This may represent the amount of urine in your urethra. Incontinence usually refers to patients who cannot hold in the urine and it leaks out when they cough or laugh. .. Try being patient after urinating and don't rush. ...Read more
Can surgery fix my urine incontinence? I have had no luck fixing my urine problems. Is there a surgery that will cure me of my incontinence? .
It depends: Need to know when, how much warning if any what kind of activity. ...Read more
You may have: A bladder infection or kidney stone. There are other possibilities. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional and have a urinalysis and culture obtained. ...Read more
3.5 y/o girl with VUR & duplicated ureter has frequent accidents, sudden urges & cannot hold urine. Been trained for 1.5 years. Possible incontinence?
May be normal, but: Would definitely be interested in evaluation by her Pediatric Urologist. Many kids have intermittent "accidents" after toilet training, however with her history would want to make sure that there was no infection or problem with bladder tone. Her Urologist may want to run further tests. ...Read more
Cystoscopy: cystoscopy is performed in the office with a fiberoptic scope that goes into the urethra and the prostate and bladder can be inspected by running fluid through the scope. This can give information as to why you might be having leakage or dribbling. Any enlarged prostate is the most common cause ...Read more
Please collect and record the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events including childbirth, bring those to see dr. For review, history, physicals, and possible tests possibly including cystoscopy, and he/she will be able to tell what is happening to you and how he/she can help you.
Best wish... ...Read more
You may have a urinary tract infection that may require antibiotics. For the incontinence, you need to be evaluated for the type (stress, urge, etc) to determine the right form of treatment for you. Those are distinct entities that completely different management
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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