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How to manage incontinence?

How to manage incontinence?

Incontince: Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. Stress incontinence, which is leakage with coughing, sneezing, and activities, can be treated with keagal exercises or an outpatient surgery known as a sling. Overactive bladder, which is urinary urgency frequency and urge urinary incontinence. Can be treated with medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises, Botox injections, or an interstim device. ...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 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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Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Depends.: Urinary incontinence can occur at any age. It becomes more common the older you get. Their are many different causes of incontinence and it can usually be treated if it is a problem for you. The treatment would depend on the underlying cause of your leakage. Your gyn is usually a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Incontinence?

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What are the tests for Incontinence?

Here are some...: After detailed history-taking specifically for urge or stress or mixed urinary incontinence, tests may be done to suggest / demonstrate the type, degree, and cause of incontinence with simple urinary stress test, simple to sophisticated bladder pressure (at or not at voiding) measurement for bladder stability in conjunction of electromyography of sphincter with or without flouroscopic imaging of.. ...Read more

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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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What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

Childbirth can: In many women the problems develop from childbirth but do not appear till years after delivery of multiple or large babies. To know if she has incontinence and what treatments are available, a woman should overcome shyness and tell her gyn provider. A referral to a urogynecologist might be needed also. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for incontinence?

Is there a cure for incontinence?

Incontince: Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. Stress incontinence, which is leakage with coughing, sneezing, and activities, can be treated with keagal exercises or an outpatient surgery known as a sling. Overactive bladder, which is urinary urgency frequency and urge urinary incontinence. Can be treated with medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises, Botox injections, or an interstim device. ...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 is zoloft (sertraline)? What is it used for?

What is zoloft (sertraline)? What is it used for?

Zoloft (sertraline): Sertraline (Zoloft/ Lustral) is one of the Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. It works primarily by increasing serotonin. It is is FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. ...Read more

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Do you have to be menopausal to have incontinence?

No: Not at all, some types of incontinence occur prior to puberty. Stress incontinence becomes more common as women age, but can happen much earlier. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I took 300 Zoloft (sertraline) instead of 150?

Zoloft (sertraline) dose: Although zoloft (sertraline) may be prescribed at an off-label dose of 300mg per day that would only be under psychiatrist / physician supervision and if there was not adequate response to a lower dose. DON'T change medication doses on your own. ...Read more

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How difficult is quitting ssri's/zoloft?

How difficult is quitting ssri's/zoloft?

Taper: As long as one tapers off under medical supervision it is usually tolerable. Tapering too fast or stopping cold turkey can lead to serotonin discontinuation syndrome. Paxil (paroxetine) is one of the more difficult to take off. Most people do fine with a taper. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Incontinence?

Here are:: 1. understand why you have incontinence, at what degree, how it affects life + implementing feasible behavioral modification;
2. try drugs as needed and needed;
3. perform procedures to suit personal need after comprehensive evaluation/counseling for indication, detail, & reality.

That is; for detail, to articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more

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Could I have urine incontinence at 50? Ugh!?

Could I have urine incontinence at 50? Ugh!?

Incontinence: Yes you could - its not fun - so see your pcp and get a referral to the urologist and the gyn. ...Read more

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What is incontinence and what is the treatment?

Unexpected pee leak: Treatment depends on what type of urine leakage you have. See a urologist for a work up. ...Read more

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Would sam-e be any good with Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg a day?

Would sam-e be any good with Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg a day?

Caution.: Sam-e is a naturally occuring precursor to serotonin, and taking it can lead to increased levels of serotonin. It is proving to be an effective treatment for depression, though the doses when taken alone are probably in the range of 1600 mg daily. When taken with a med like zoloft, (sertraline) one runs the risk of developing serotonin syndrome (flushing, diarrhea, palpitations, agitation). I advise caution. ...Read more

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What types of products, sites, apps are used for a urine incontinence?

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

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What causes incontinence in alzheimer's?

Few causes: Incontinence can be caused by a bladder infection, and over active bladder (bladder spasms) or in an alzheimer's patient sometimes they just get distracted and confused and don't remember to use the bathroom.
Follow up with a gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist ...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 tests for fecal incontinence?

Exam and history: Are the main things. Ultrasound can be done but the anal sphincter is quite palpable and other tests are not usually needed. ...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 sort of disorder is fecal incontinence?

Leakage: Fecal incontinence is when you have a bowel movement but can not make it to the bathroom on time. This can be caused by several things, including weakness of the muscles that control defecation, or nerve damage. A small amount is not uncommon in older folk. ...Read more

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Is Zoloft (sertraline) safe during pregnancy?

Is Zoloft (sertraline) safe during pregnancy?

Maybe: Almost everything affects the fetus. We do not know if Zoloft (sertraline) does. However, whether to use it during pregnancy depends on weighing the risks of not using it against the benefits of using it. I always defer to the OB/GEN overseeing the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is Fecal incontinence a risk factor for?

Fecal incontinence is a risk factor for:: Urinary incontinence, Overactive Bladder, Urge incontinence, Stress bladder Incontinence. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) trigger manic episodes?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) trigger manic episodes?

If a person: Has mani depression and appears to be only depressed, antidepressant can trigger manic episodes. If you or someone you know is on an antidepressant and seems to become manic, see a psychiatrist ASAP. They need to reevaluate the medication and the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Zoloft (sertraline) agitation, does it go away?

Zoloft (sertraline) agitation, does it go away?

Sometimes: If a patient has just started zoloft (sertraline) and has mild to moderate agitation from it, this often decreases over the first week or so as the body gets used to the drug. However, agitation that persists after this usually doesn't go away unless the dose is lowered or stopped. There are alternatives to try if zoloft causes side-effects, no need to suffer. ...Read more

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Can rhodiola rosea interact with ssri (zoloft)?

Can rhodiola rosea interact with ssri (zoloft)?

Yes: Rhodiola rosea can be a very helpful herb, but it can interact with zoloft and other ssri's. It is a potent inhibitor of certain liver enzymes that metabolize zoloft and others. Http://tinyurl. Com/or7g6gg because of this, there could be a risk of serotonin syndrome. There is also a published report of tachyarrhythmia when rhodiola was taken with lexapro (escitalopram). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more