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How does stress invontinence differ from oab?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Can u hold it in?

Stress incontinence is generally leakage of urine (sometimes stool) with "stress"- cough, sneeze, laugh, heavy lifting.
Pelvic support is weak and you squirt. Oab is frequent, annoying, urinations, often small volume, usually no leakage (unless you can't get to a bathroom in time).

In brief: Can u hold it in?

Stress incontinence is generally leakage of urine (sometimes stool) with "stress"- cough, sneeze, laugh, heavy lifting.
Pelvic support is weak and you squirt. Oab is frequent, annoying, urinations, often small volume, usually no leakage (unless you can't get to a bathroom in time).
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