Urinary Incontinence Symptoms and Treatments – Alhambra Urology

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine; basically, this means someone urinates when they don’t wish to. Control within the urinary sphincter weakened or is either lost.


What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine; in simple terms, it means someone urinates when they don’t want to. Control on the urinary sphincter weakened or is possibly lost. Urinary incontinence is a much more common problem than most people realize.

What are the Symptoms of Urinary Incontinence?

Not all incontinence is long lasting. Some causes are temporary your incontinence ends when the cause goes away. Vaginal infections can cause temporary incontinence. Drugs, discomfort, constipation and restricted freedom could cause it. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a standard cause of temporary incontinence and may be addressed.

Stress Urinary Incontinence

The key symptom of SUI is leaking when you are active. The activity and amount of leaking depends on how severe the SUI is.

Overactive Bladder

The main symptom of OAB is a sudden, strong urge to urinate that you can’t control. The urge may or may not cause your bladder to leak urine.

The symptoms of mixed incontinence include leaking and a sudden, strong urge to urinate. Mixed incontinence is when you have more than one type of incontinence. Most often, people with mixed incontinence have SUI and OAB.

How is Urinary Incontinence Treated?

The physician could see a routine and recommend which makes it a place to make use of the toilet at normal timed intervals by considering your bladder record, a routine called timed voiding. You are able to increase the full time between planned visits for the bathroom while you get control. Behavioral therapy also contains Kegel exercises to reinforce the muscles that help hold in urine.

For urge incontinence not responding to behavioral treatments or medications, stimulation of nerves towards the kidney causing the back may be successful in certain people. Neuromodulation will be the name with this treatment. The Food has approved a device called InterStim for this purpose.

In some women, the bladder could move out of its regular position following childbirth. Specialists have developed various approaches for supporting the bladder back to its normal position.

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