Prognosis of Urinary Incontinence
Prognosis of Urinary Incontinence: Behavioral changes, pelvic floor exercise therapy, and medication usually improve symptoms rather than cure stress incontinence. Surgery can cure most patients, if they are carefully selected. Treatment does not work as well in people with: Conditions that may prevent healing or make surgery more difficult, Other genital or urinary problems, Previous surgical failures ...see also Overview of Urinary Incontinence
Onset of Urinary Incontinence: Mostly occurs in the elderly due to weakness associated with increasing age
Complications of Urinary Incontinence may include:
See also complications of Urinary Incontinence.
Prognosis of Urinary Incontinence Discussion
Most urinary incontinence fades away naturally. Here are examples of
what can happen over time:
- Bladder capacity increases.
- Natural body alarms become activated.
- An overactive bladder settles down.
- Production of ADH becomes normal.
- The child learns to respond to the body's signal that it is time to
- Stressful events or periods pass.
Many children overcome
incontinence naturally (without treatment) as they grow older. The number
of cases of incontinence goes down by 15 percent for each year after the
age of 5. (Source: excerpt from Urinary Incontinence in Children: NIDDK
Urinary Incontinence: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Urinary Incontinence usually refers to the likely outcome
of Urinary Incontinence.
The prognosis of Urinary Incontinence
may include the duration of Urinary Incontinence, chances of complications of Urinary Incontinence,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Urinary Incontinence, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Urinary Incontinence.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.