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I was just disagnosed with a uti. Is urinary leakage a symptom in elderly?

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: It can be

Sometimes urinary incontinence is a symptom in the elderly; especially if incontinence was not an issue prior to the infection.
Infection may irritate the lining of the bladder causing spasm and the subsequent leakage.

In brief: It can be

Sometimes urinary incontinence is a symptom in the elderly; especially if incontinence was not an issue prior to the infection.
Infection may irritate the lining of the bladder causing spasm and the subsequent leakage.
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