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Urge incontinence

Causes of Urge incontinence:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Urge incontinence. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Urge incontinence Treatments

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Stories from Users for Urge incontinence

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Urge incontinence

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which is mostly...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as ...read more »

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Urge incontinence: Related Rare Diseases

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Urge incontinence: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Urge incontinence

A very common kind of bladder control problem for older women is urge incontinence. This means the bladder muscles squeeze at the wrong time--or all the time--and cause leaks. (Source: excerpt from Menopause and Bladder Control: NIDDK)

If you lose urine for no apparent reason while suddenly feeling the need or urge to urinate, you may have urge incontinence. The most common cause of urge incontinence is inappropriate bladder contractions.

Medical professionals describe such a bladder as "unstable," "spastic," or "overactive." Your doctor might call your condition "reflex incontinence" if it results from overactive nerves controlling the bladder.

Urge incontinence can mean that your bladder empties during sleep, after drinking a small amount of water, or when you touch water or hear it running (as when someone else is taking a shower or washing dishes). (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)

Urge incontinence happens if you can't hold your urine long enough to reach a toilet. Although healthy people can have urge incontinence, it is often found in people who have diabetes, stroke, dementia, Parkinson's disease, or multiple sclerosis. It can also be a warning sign of early bladder cancer. In men, it is often a sign of an enlarged prostate. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

A very common kind of bladder control problem for older women is urge... (Source: excerpt from Menopause and Bladder Control: NIDDK)

If you lose urine for no apparent reason while suddenly feeling the need or urge to... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK)

Urge incontinence happens if you can't hold your urine long enough to... (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

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Detailed list of causes of Urge incontinence

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How Common are these Causes of Urge incontinence?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Urge incontinence. Of the 10 causes of Urge incontinence that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Urge incontinence:

The following list of conditions have 'Urge incontinence' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Urge incontinence Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Urge incontinence:

    Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary system 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)

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