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Why do I pee when I cough?

Why do I pee when I cough?

Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence or unwanted leakage of urine with activity, strain, cough, etc. Is an unfortunately common problem for women as they age. More common after childbirth, it is commonly the result of decreased resistence in the urethra resulting in urine leakage when you don't want it. There are options for treatment, you should discuss this with your doctor who may refer you to urologist. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

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


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Why do I always pee a little when I cough, sneeze, or laugh too hard?

Why do I always pee a little when I cough, sneeze, or laugh too hard?

Here are some. ..: The described scenario suggests you have minimal degree of stress urinary incontinence although you might not have given childbirth. And occasionally, severe sudden increase in bladder pressure may induce urge urinary incontinence, which occurs a few seconds after coughing or sneezing and differs from stress U-incontinence which occurs right at the moment of coughing. .. More? Ask Doc timely... ...Read more

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I have pneumonia and pee when I cough. Why?

I have pneumonia and pee when I cough. Why?

Here's some...: Clinically, you may have stress urinary incontinence resulting from the pressure inside the bladder at coughs exceeding your urethra can close and resist; that's common in many women after childbirth and will worsen over time, but regular Kegel exercise may help to a degree. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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I pee when I cough or sneeze or laugh. What can I do about it?

I pee when I cough or sneeze or laugh. What can I do about it?

Kegel's/sling sx: Conservative treatment would be kegel's excercises or biofeedback. Surgical options can include a sling type of procedure. ...Read more

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Blocked nose + cough for about 4 days now. I pee when I cough too hard. Is it cause of concern? Should I see a doc?

Blocked nose + cough for about 4 days now. I pee when I cough too hard. Is it cause of concern? Should I see a doc?

Not terribly: Those symptoms are not terribly concerning. The blocked nose and cough is likely viral. If you have a fever or difficulty breathing then you should see a doctor. The urinating with coughing can happen and should resolve after the cough diminishes. Again, if you have pain with urination, fever or blood in the urine then you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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When I cough I pee?

When I cough I pee?

SUI: Stress urinary incontinence. There are a variety of treatments based upon severity. ...Read more

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How do I stop peeing when I cough?

How do I stop peeing when I cough?

Many factors: This is called stress incontinence.

Many factors including age and prior surgeries. Usually difficult to find one definitive solution.

Obviously, treat illness that is causing chronic coughing. Reduction in weight (if overweight). Reduce consumption of caffeine or alcohol. Talk to gyn dr about pelvic floor exercises. Plan frequent toilet trips.

Google "stress incontinence" for more options. ...Read more

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How can I stop an uncontrollable cough that makes me pee?

How can I stop an uncontrollable cough that makes me pee?

Pertussis: Your question has become very appropriate currently. You probably have pertussis or whooping cough whose incidence has risen quite rapidly according to recent reports from the cdc. Please see your doctor to be tested for it and/or get treated. ...Read more

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Every time I cough my pee comes out what can I do to stop it.

Every time I cough my pee comes out what can I do to stop it.

Pelvic floor muscle: You get stress urinary incontinence, which is common in women, especially after multiple child births. First thing to do is try to urinate on regular basis and don't hold urine until the last minute. Meanwhile, practice pelvic floor muscle exercise religiously, that is, so-called kegel exercise. If these measures fail to help, see urologist or uro-gynecologist.

Of course, healthy lifestyle

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If I cough a lot, I pee. What can I do about that?

Need evaluation: You probably have falling bladder.You need to see a gyn doctor
to get evaluate. There is also an exercise that can help with a mild prolapse-kiegel exercises. ...Read more

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I often cough and pee on myself is it from back problems?

I often cough and pee on myself is it from back problems?

No: Most likely, you have had a vaginal delivery or two; and this has led to a relative degree of pelvic floor relaxation. It is vitally important to keep up with kegel exercises 50 times a day to strengthen urethral muscle control. This is stress urinary incontinence, not overative bladder nor functional incontinence nor uti. It will take tricks and reminders, but keep up your urethral "workouts! ". ...Read more

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I had a baby 6 mo ago and now when I cough I pee a little, what can I do?

I had a baby 6 mo ago and now when I cough I pee a little, what can I do?

Incontinence: It sounds like you have some incontinence. You probably should see your OB or a urologist who can help you with this. ...Read more

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Does using a vibrated on clit to much cause you to pee when u walk or cough?

STRESS INCONTINENCE: This is an issue often associated with natural child birth and hormone changes or pelvic floor laxity. It is not often associated with masturbation. ...Read more

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I feel a lot of pain in the ovary when I pee or cough, what might be the cause?

I feel a lot of pain in the ovary when I pee or cough, what might be the cause?

Go see your doctor: I'm not sure why/how you know it's your ovaries that are hurting when you pee or cough (as opposed to just saying that your lower abdomen bothers you). Therefore, it's best to go see your family doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hey I was just wondering what does it mean when your right side has an dull pain when cough pee or walk?

Hey I was just wondering what does it mean when your right side has an dull pain when cough pee or walk?

You might have: appendicitis, especially if you have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fever. Or it could be ovarian cyst rupture, kidney stones, Crohn's ileitis, or any number of other potentially serious conditions. It is best to go see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had sex friday Since then I've had pain when I pee but that's been getting less painful And pain when I cough down there?

I had sex friday Since then I've had pain when I pee but that's been getting less painful And pain when I cough down there?

See below: A UTI would be the most common cause of your symptoms and which often occur as a result or aftermath of sexual activity. Whereas some UTIs will clear up on their own aided by increased oral fluids, most will require an antibiotic. Vaginitis or other vaginal pathology can also cause similar symptoms. If symptoms persist, recommend urinalysis, urine culture, possible STD screening, and a pelvic exam ...Read more

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5 month old has a nasty cough (doesn't seem to be breaking up) and just spiked a 39.2 C temp? She's cranky but still eating and peeing? Take her in?

5 month old has a nasty cough (doesn't seem to be breaking up) and just spiked a 39.2 C temp? She's cranky but still eating and peeing? Take her in?

Probably viral: Continue to give plenty to drink as with high fever she can become dehydrated more quickly. Give some acetaminophen for the fever based on her weight. If she's drinking and wetting diapers and alert and active you can observe. If she is not or if she is struggling to breathe please take her in to be seen. Hope she's feeling better soon! ...Read more

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If I cough or sneeze too hard I pee a little. What causes this? Should I see my dr?

Stress imcontinance: Is common after pregnancies. See a gynecologist or urogynecologist. You need urodinamic computerized bladder test to determine extent and nature of your problem. Depending of result of study therapy will be discussed. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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