How long should it take for urinary incontinence to stop with doing Kegel exercises?

At least 12 weeks. I usually tell patients 12 weeks of any type of physical therapy techniques including Kegels before you will begin to see improvement.
Here are some ... No one can predict how soon stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) may improve or last even under Kegel exercise; it may take weeks, months, or years; by the end of 2 yrs after RP, some 3-5% of men may still have SUI, for which additional procedure to correct /improve it may be required. Nonetheless, Kegel exercise may help to a degree...

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Can I perform Kegel Exercise to get hard erection & increase penis girth? Although I don't have any urinary incontinence.

Kegel exercises. will not increase penis girth. If you believe your erections are not what they need to be please see your doc. He/she can run tests on hormones and blood flow. Please suggest a full male hormone panel, not just testosterone. Peace and good health. Read more...

Doing the Kegel exercises to strengthen the bladder sphincter muscle after Prostate surgery, how long should it take until urinary incontinence stops?

Here are some... Kegel exercise may help regain the strength & function of urinary sphincter but not the sole factor for restoring it; age, health, and resultant scar & injury to the sphincter together play an important role in the post-op u-incontinence. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely for individual details timely. Read more...

How long does it take estrogen to cause urinary incontinence?

Estrogen and leaking. Estrogen does not cause urinary incontinence. Local estrogen is actually used to revitalize vaginal tissue and help with uterine prolapse. It has not been used to treat incontinence. Read more...
Generally does not. While there are studies that have shown an association between estrogen and urinary incontinence, the facts are that very few patients on estrogen develop urinary incontinence solely due to the estrogen. There are usually other factors that are more causative. If, however, this was the case, it would take several years. Read more...

How can I stop leaking from urinary incontinence?

Urodynamics. We do a urodynamic test on all women reporting urinary incontinence that is bothersome. Frequently there is anatomic problems from childbearing that are mixed with bladder muscle spasm as the cause. The anatomy can be fixed, yet muscle problems may remain. They respond to physical therapy, neocontrol treatment. Medications can help but only treat symptoms rather than fixing the problem. Read more...
Treatment. Treatment options have improved greatly and consist of non surgical & surgical. Avoiding known bladder irritants in your diet & medication are often used for urgency incontinence. Pelvic floor therapy and surgery are often used in stress urinary incontinence. For more information see this link. www.drjkm.com. Services. Urogynecology. Read more...
Try kegels. Stop caffiene, if over weight wt loss. If no improvement see urogyn. Read more...

How long will urinary incontinence last after treatment?

Depends. Where you treated with medications or surgery. You did not specify what type of treatment you had, I am not a urologist, i will not be able to give you a definitive answer without knowing what was done to you. I think I have answered some of your questions before.. Read more...
Days to weeks. Depending on the treatment. If medication is used to relax the bladder and that works then it could be very effective right away. If diet, exercise and bladder training is used it could take much longer. If the bladder had dropped after a hysterectomy and a sling can be placed to prop up the bladder into a more natural position then the incontinence could stop immediately. Read more...
Depends. Overactive bladder (oab): medication can take about 4 weeks, physical therapy 4-12 weeks, neuromodulation 6-12 wks. Stress incontinence (sui): pelvic muscle exercise-2-3 mo's, meds 4-6 weeks, midurethral sling (outpatient surgery) - immediate results. Read more...

Is there a pill I can take for stress urinary incontinence?

Maybe. There are a number of medications on the market for overactive bladder and urge incontinence. There is no fda approved medication currently for stress urinary incontinence (sui). There are several medications that can be used with variable success. Typically the best treatments for sui are procedure based. Read more...