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Stress incontinence is the unintentional or uncontrollable leakage of urine. In other words, the inability to control your urge to urinate in certain circumstances. It is a serious and embarrassing disorder, which can lead to social isolation. St[read article]

Tests for Stress Incontinence

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In a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG), an X-ray is taken while the bladder is being emptied (voided) to assess bladder and urethra function. Most commonly, your doct...  More
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Pad Test for Incontinence
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Uroflowmetry, also called uroflow, is used to test the amount and speed of urination. The test can help your doctor to identify the cause if you suffer from slow ur...  More
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X-rays are best known for their use in evaluating broken bones. However, they can also be used to look at different parts of the body. An intravenous pyelogram (IVP...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Pelvic Exam
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In a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG), an X-ray is taken while the bladder is being emptied (voided) to assess bladder and urethra function. Most commonly, your doct...  More
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Urinary Pressure and Flow Study
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Urine Culture Test
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Bladder Residual Urine Study
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Medical Procedures for Stress Incontinence

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Bladder Training
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Electric Stimulation Therapy
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Collagen Periurethral Injection
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Injection of Urethral Bulking Agents
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Insertion of Urethral Plug
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Insertion of Vaginal Pessary
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Surgical Procedures for Stress Incontinence

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When people start having the symptoms of urinary incontinence, they're often too embarrassed to talk about it, even with their doctors. But incontinence isn'...  More
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Retropubic suspension is a surgical procedure used to treat urinary incontinence (the inability to control your bladder). This specific procedure helps control urin...  More
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Anterior vaginal wall repair is a surgical procedure that corrects a condition called vaginal prolapse . Prolapse means to slip out of place. Another medical term f...  More
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Periurethral Suspension
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Implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincter with Pump and/or Reservoir
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Retropubic suspension is a surgical procedure used to treat urinary incontinence (the inability to control your bladder). This specific procedure helps control urin...  More
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Needle Suspension Procedure of Bladder Neck
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Prescribed Medications for Stress Incontinence

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OXYBUTYNIN (ox i BYOO ti nin) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accident...  More
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TOLTERODINE (tole TER a deen) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accident...  More
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PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (soo doe e FED rin) is a decongestant. It is used to treat congestion of the nose or sinuses.  More
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IMIPRAMINE (im IP ra meen) is used to treat depression. This medicine can also help children who have a nighttime bed wetting problem.  More
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OXYBUTYNIN (ox i BYOO ti nin) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accident...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Stress Incontinence

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PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (soo doe e FED rin) is a decongestant. It is used to treat congestion of the nose or sinuses.  More
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Self Care for Stress Incontinence

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Kegel exercises are simple clench-and-release exercises that you can do to make the muscles of your pelvic floor stronger. Your pelvis is the area between your hips...  More
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Avoid Excessive Fluid Intake
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Weight Reduction
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Limit Activity
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Alternative Procedures for Stress Incontinence What's this?

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Biofeedback is a purported technique for helping an individual become conscious of otherwise unconscious body processes. Through conveying information about blood p...  More
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