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Overflow incontinence: in this condition the bladder never completely empties and small amounts of urine leaks continuously. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Overflow incontinence, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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If your bladder is always full so that it continually leaks urine, you have overflow incontinence. Weak bladder muscles or a blocked urethra can cause this type of incontinence. Nerve damage from diabetes or other diseases can lead to weak bladder muscles; tumors and urinary stones can block the urethra. Overflow incontinence is rare in women. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)
Overflow incontinence happens when small amounts of urine leak from a bladder that is always full. In older men, this can occur when the flow of urine from the bladder is blocked. Some people with diabetes also have this problem. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
If your bladder is always full so that it continually leaks urine, you have... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)
Overflow incontinence happens when small amounts of urine leak from a bladder that is always... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
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Medical Conditions associated with Overflow incontinence:
Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)
Symptoms related to Overflow incontinence:
Urgency, Urge incontinence (10 causes), Nocturia (33 causes), Frequency, Interstial cystitis (5 causes), Bladder tumours, Stress incontinence (10 causes), Pelvic floor exercises, Fluid restriction, Lifestyle modification, Antimuscarinic drugs
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