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Am I correct in saying that my first line of action to prevent incontinence is not to cut back on fluids, but specifically fluids with caffeine?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Stopping caffiene can hel with urge incontinence so eliminating it may help.
If you have stress incontinence though seen a gynecologist for your gynecologist will likely be acquired.

In brief: Yes

Stopping caffiene can hel with urge incontinence so eliminating it may help.
If you have stress incontinence though seen a gynecologist for your gynecologist will likely be acquired.
Dr. Scott Beard
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Both

Lifestyle interventions encompass weight loss, caffeine reduction, fluid management, reduction of physical exertion (e.
g., work and exercise), smoking cessation, and resolution of chronic constipation. [52] [53] [54] [56] [57].

In brief: Both

Lifestyle interventions encompass weight loss, caffeine reduction, fluid management, reduction of physical exertion (e.
g., work and exercise), smoking cessation, and resolution of chronic constipation. [52] [53] [54] [56] [57].
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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not really.

Caffeine is a mild diuretic, but your problem is not "excess fluid" intake, or even things like caffeine stimulating your urge to urinate.
Incontinence is usually anatomic (like stretching due to childbirth) and the solution is similarly anatomic (surgical support or repair). See a urologist or gynecologist; don't restrict fluids!

In brief: Not really.

Caffeine is a mild diuretic, but your problem is not "excess fluid" intake, or even things like caffeine stimulating your urge to urinate.
Incontinence is usually anatomic (like stretching due to childbirth) and the solution is similarly anatomic (surgical support or repair). See a urologist or gynecologist; don't restrict fluids!
Dr. Richard Tholen
Dr. Richard Tholen
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