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Stress incontinence: The occurrence of incontinence when the bladder is under stress. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Stress incontinence, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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If coughing, laughing, sneezing, or other movements that put pressure on the bladder cause you to leak urine, you may have stress incontinence. Physical changes resulting from pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause are common events that cause stress incontinence. It is the most common form of incontinence in women and is treatable. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)
Stress incontinence happens when urine leaks during exercise, coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, or other body movements that put pressure on the bladder. It is the most common type of incontinence and can almost always be cured. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
If coughing, laughing, sneezing, or other movements that put pressure on the bladder... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)
Stress incontinence happens when urine leaks during exercise, coughing, sneezing, laughing,... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
The involuntary discharge of urine as a result of anatomic displacement which exerts an opening pull on the bladder orifice. It often occurs during coughing or other forceful stresses. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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The list below shows some of the causes of Stress incontinence mentioned in various sources:
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Stress incontinence based
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Medical Conditions associated with Stress incontinence:
Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes)
Symptoms related to Stress incontinence:
Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Fecal incontinence (135 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary dribbling (30 causes), Cystocele, Menopause (18 causes)
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