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What are the causes of nighttime incontinence?

What are the causes of nighttime incontinence?

Many: For children, bedwetting is common and gradually decreases as the child ages. The cause is usually idiopathic and improves with time. Some children require treatment for bedwetting including bed alarms, medications to decrease urine production in kidneys. ...Read more

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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 are the causes of bowel incontinence?

What are the causes of bowel incontinence?

Many: There are many causes of incontinence, or loss of control of bowel function. Neurologic injury, such as spinal trauma; neurologic disease such as ms; injury to the sphincer muscle by surgery or even childbirth can cause this as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fecal incontinence?

Disrupted or weak: Anal sphincter but also diarrhea or ibs unfortunately people wait until the muscle gets to far gone to do much with. Sphincter repair, biofeedback and neuroma dilation r therapies now, but slings are in govt trials right now. ...Read more

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What are the causes of frequent urination at night?

What are the causes of frequent urination at night?

Several Causes: Frequent urination at night can be something as simple as drinking too much fluid before going to bed or diuretics - such as caffeine, medications, alcohol - to illnesses like diabetes, enlarged prostate, hormonal effects, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of incontinence in teens?

What are the causes of incontinence in teens?

Caffiene and sugar: Almost all incontinence in teens will be related to urgency and irritation to the bladder by these substances. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Stress incontinence?

Here are some...: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) brings unwanted urine leakage right at the moment of straining physical activities such coughing, sneezing, jumping, lifting, running, etc. resulting directly in embarrassingly wetting underwear & pants and indirectly in limiting personal and withdrawing social activities, ... a long list of far-reaching effects. ...Read more

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What are the common symtoms of urge incontinence?

What are the common symtoms of urge incontinence?

Urge Incontinence: Incontinence that is caused by a sudden urge to go and unable to make it to the bathroom is urge incontinence. Kegel and pelvic floor exercises can help with holding it in. There are many causes of urge incontinence. You should see a urogynecologist or urologist for a full work up. Further information can be found at www.voicesforpfd.org. ...Read more

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What are the causes of insomnia?

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What are the causes of insomnia?

Insomnia: Primary or secondary. Examples of secondary are mood disorders, medications, illnesses such as hyperthyroidism, or effect of illicit substances, also effect of environment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cystitis?

What are the causes of cystitis?

Bacteria: Cystitis is a medical term for bladder/urinary tract inflamation. It is usually caused byan infection from e. Coli, a bacteria that we normally have in our GI tract. It is more common in women due to how close the urinary tract is to the anal area. E. Coli may be introduced to the urinary system by wiping towards the front after going to the bathroom or during sex. See your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of stress incontinence?

Leakage of Urine: Stress incontinence is the loss of urine from any activity that increases the pressure on your abdomen or pelvis. This can include coughing, sneezing, lifting, standing, climbing stairs, during sex, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fecal incontinence?

What are the symptoms of fecal incontinence?

Fecal Incontinence: Fecal Incontinence is not being able to hold in stool. May happen with soft, or formed stool. May be small amounts or large amounts. May be associated with sudden urge to have a bowel movement or may be associated without any sensation. Recommend follow up with gastroenterologist. colorectal doctor, urogynecologist, or proctologist.... ...Read more

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What are the causes of continuous sneezing?

What are the causes of continuous sneezing?

Rhinitis, mostly: Particles, such as dust, allergens, but also changes in air temperature (air conditioning) or humidity in hypersensitive folks (non allergic rhinitis) can do it. Babies do it often; it's the only way they can clear their nostrils. ...Read more

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What are the causes of constipation?

What are the causes of constipation?

Several: Most common being meds, not eating healthy, not drinking enough fluids, sedentary lifestyle, and not taking enough fiber. Hypothyroidism, certain electrolyte disturbances, diabetes, poor eating habbits, laxative abuse and a lot others. The goal is to eat healthy, drink a lot of fluids, stay active, and eat your daily fiber. If this is not helping then see your physician for further workup. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Stress incontinence?

Here are some...: Stress urinary incontinence itself carries no direct complications but a far-expanding impact on personal & social life, reflecting its degree and the coping ability of the affected. At personal level, inconvenience, embarrassment, stress, depression, possible diaper rashes, its related cost of care, etc.; to social life, it may bring restricting social activities and physical exercise, isolation ...Read more

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What are the causes of getting prolapse bladder?

What are the causes of getting prolapse bladder?

Many: The front wall of the vagina is immediately below the bladder separated by soft tissue. The vagina may lose the support over time due to factors like childbirth, gravity, repetitive coughing, heavy lifting, and genetic predisposition. When the vagina loses the support by any mechanisim, it tends to come down and eventually protrude throught the vaginal opening. ...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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What are the common causes of insomnia?

What are the common causes of insomnia?

Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambien cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of loss of bladder control?

Several causes: Causes of loss of bladder control include infection, scarring of the urinary tract with blockage, and childbirth. Many times, there are no physical causes and one can have urge incontinence from an overactive bladder. This condition is generally treated with oral medications. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tourette?

What are the causes of tourette?

Not known: Tourette syndrome is a neurologic disorder of unknown etiology. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tourette/detail_tourette.htm. ...Read more

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Leaking Urine (Definition)

Whenever a person cannot control the Urine and it leaks out ...Read more