Urinary Incontinence

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Last Updated: 03 May 2022
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Bladder control troubles are conditions that influence the way an individual holds or releases urine. UI is not a disease but a condition that may be connected to another health and wellness trouble or life event, such as prostate troubles or pregnancy. Bladder control problems can be a small aggravation or can substantially impact your lifestyle. Wellness care specialists, particularly geriatricians, urologists, and gynecologists, often speak with people about bladder control issues. Health care professionals can help deal with the issue or handle the symptoms by recommending simple way of living changes. Caregivers might locate assistance from a healthcare specialist or a support system. Bladder control troubles that cause urine to leak are called urinary incontinence, urine leak, and urine loss. Types of bladder control issues are recognized by their symptoms. Each type has different symptoms and causes: Stress incontinence occurs when stress or pressure on your bladder causes you to leak urine. Urge incontinence is most common in older people. When your bladder does not empty all the way, overflow incontinence takes place. Someone with arthritis might have trouble undoing his or her trousers, or a person with Alzheimer's disease might not understand they require to prepare to use the toilet. Bedwetting refers to urine leak throughout rest. Urinary incontinence can usually be diagnosed after a consultation with a GENERAL PRACTITIONER, who will ask about your symptoms and might do a anal or pelvic assessment, depending on whether you have a vagina or a penis. The general practitioner might additionally recommend you keep a diary in which you note how much liquid you drink and exactly how commonly you have to pee. Stress incontinence is usually the outcome of the weakening of or damage to the muscles used to prevent peeing, such as the pelvic floor muscles and the urethral sphincter. Overall incontinence may be brought on by a problem with the bladder from birth, a spine injury, or a small, tunnel like hole that can create between the bladder and a neighboring area.

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