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What exactly is urinary incontinence in women?

What exactly is urinary incontinence in women?

Urine leakage: Urinary incontinence (ui) is the unintended loss of urine or urine leakage. The most common types of ui in women are stress (sui) and urge incontinence (uui). Sui is leakage associated w/ physical stress on the bladder, such as cough, sneeze, jump, lifting & causes are weak ligaments and muscles around the bladder opening. Uui occurs with an urge & leakage starts before one is seated on toilet. ...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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How common is urinary incontinence in teenanger?

How common is urinary incontinence in teenanger?

Incontinence: It should not happen normally. Some teenagers tend to hold their urine too long and may have occasional accidents.. If this is a continuing problem the child should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What is urinary incontinence?

What is urinary incontinence?

Urine leak: Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine. There are many forms. It can be a drop or a spurt of urine loss with physical activity, such as cough, jump, lift or even getting up out of chair= stress incontinence. Getting an urge to urinate and leaking before you get to the toilet is known as urge incontinence, a form of overactive bladder (oab). ...Read more

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What is urinary incotinence?

What is urinary incotinence?

Urinary Incontinence: Stress urinary incontinece is the involuntary loss of urine due to a sudden or sustained increase in abdominal pressure, such as from a cough, sneeze, laugh, or from going from sitting to standing, running or lifting. Urge urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine in association with the coincident urge to avoid. ...Read more

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Having cystocopy uretier possible blockage in urinary tract. What does this test involve-? What is the procedure.Any thing i can do

Having cystocopy uretier possible blockage in urinary tract. What does this test involve-? What is the procedure.Any thing i can do

Cystoscopy usually: Involves passing a small scope into bladder. In order to investigate ureter blockage, you might need an x-ray to show the area of blockage. You should discuss the procedure with urologist who is going to perform the procedure. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fuction of urinary bladder?

What exactly is the fuction of urinary bladder?

Storage of urine: The urinary bladder is a organ made of muscle tissue and can expand when filling with urine made by the kidneys.Urien enters into it from tubes from the kidneys called ureters. The bladder stores urine and at some point when it is full and depending on different individuals, you get a sensation and have to empty your bladder , mostly when convenient ! ...Read more

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What is urine infection in women from? Wiping wrong

What is urine infection in women from? Wiping wrong

Many things: Recurrent urinary tract infections frequently occur in women. Often it occurs after sex and if so can be prevented by post coital antibiotic administration. Incomplete emptying of the bladder can cause recurrent uti's as can wiping yourself from anus towards vagina after defication. Stones or structural abnormalities of the urinary tract ia another cause. ...Read more

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What causes urinary frequency in young woman?

What causes urinary frequency in young woman?

UTI: The most common cause in a young woman would be a urinary tract infection. In older ladies overactive bladder amy play a role. Othe cause in a young women maybe interstitial cystitis. See your doctor to see if there is an infection- vagimnal infections can also cause urinary frequency. ...Read more

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Is urinary incontinence normal if someone is constipated?

No, but common: When one is chronically constipated, bladder symptoms are common, including urinary tract infection (uti), urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urinary incontinence. Often, treating the constipation is the best way to improve bladder control. Further, urinary incontinence can be difficult to treat if constipation continues. ...Read more

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What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction.

What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction.

Urine symptoms: What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction. ANS: frequency means going too many times. Urgency means you feel you have to pee now or you wet your pants if you don't. ...Read more

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What exactly is a prolapse bladder?

What exactly  is a prolapse bladder?

Vaginal protrusion: 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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Can urinary bladder infection happen in young ages? What are the causes of the disease? And I am virgin.

Can urinary bladder infection happen in young ages? What are the causes of the disease?  And I am virgin.

Usually random: Urinary tract infections can occur at any age and most women experience a UTI, sometimes several times. Usually there is no obvious underlying cause; it happens randomly. Follow your doctor's advice, which will include brief antibiotic treatment, usually 3-5 days. If it becomes a recurrent problem, maybe you will need evaluation for underlying causes, but that's unlikely. ...Read more

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What does frequent urination in women mean?

What does frequent urination in women mean?

Drinking a lot?: Hi. Frequent urination could be a sign of a urinary tract infection, of diabetes, or just that it's hot and you're drinking a lot to keep cool. I suggest you see your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is stress urinary incontinence?

Leak w/pressure: Stress incontinence is due to a combination of weak ligaments and weak pelvic muscles. Commonly associated w/weakness caused by vaginal childbirth but can occur in women who've not given birth. The most common treatments are kegels or pelvic muscle exercise. Muscles can be too weak to exercise on your own; pelvic floor pt is the best method. Minimally invasive surgery can restore ligament support. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference in symptoms of urinary tract infection and kidney stones?

Can be similar: Flank pain, blood in the urine, frequent urination and pain when urinating can all be cause by both of these problems. Typically, however, back, flank or groin pain predominates with kidney stones and pain during urination dominates in uti. ...Read more

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What exactly is a urinary spasm?

What exactly is a urinary spasm?

Unclear but,: Urinary bladder spasm is a known condition for people with bladder irritation and is common in patients who have a urinary catheter. It means the bladder contracts (spasms, cramps) which causes pain. Also, ureter spasms develop in people who have ureteric stones. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

Bladder cancer: Early bladder cancer has very few symptoms. Blood in the urine is the reason for initial evaluation of people subsequently diagnosed with bladder tumors. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office. ...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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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


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Loss Of Bladder Control (Definition)

Is any involuntary leakage of urine. There are a few types of urine incontinence and your physician can ...Read more