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When I get sick with a bad cough I have loss of bladder control but otherwise I am fine. Do I need treatment?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
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In brief: Stress Incontinence

This is a type of incontinence that results from excessive pressure or force on the bladder.
Coughing, sneezing or heavy lifting are common triggers for some to lose a bit of urine. Treatment can include pelvic exercises like the kegel exercises. Check here for more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000891.Htm.

In brief: Stress Incontinence

This is a type of incontinence that results from excessive pressure or force on the bladder.
Coughing, sneezing or heavy lifting are common triggers for some to lose a bit of urine. Treatment can include pelvic exercises like the kegel exercises. Check here for more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000891.Htm.
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