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Can nerve damage cause urinary incontinence?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Most specialists agree that damage to the muscles in your pelvis, many times from vaginal childbirth, can cause nerve and muscle damage which, with time, can lead to urinary incontinence.

In brief: Yes

Most specialists agree that damage to the muscles in your pelvis, many times from vaginal childbirth, can cause nerve and muscle damage which, with time, can lead to urinary incontinence.
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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Neuropathic incontinence is bladder leakage due to disease or damage to the nerves that operate the bladder.

In brief: Yes

Neuropathic incontinence is bladder leakage due to disease or damage to the nerves that operate the bladder.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It can also cause an inability to urinate.
Sometimes.The 2 are hard to tell apart.

In brief: Yes

It can also cause an inability to urinate.
Sometimes.The 2 are hard to tell apart.
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