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Stress incontinence

Stress incontinence: Introduction

Stress incontinence: If coughing, laughing, sneezing, or other movements that put pressure on the bladder cause you to leak urine, you may have stress incontinence. ... more about Stress incontinence.

Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence is an involuntary loss of urine that occurs during physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Stress incontinence is available below.

Symptoms of Stress incontinence

Treatments for Stress incontinence

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Stress incontinence?

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Stress incontinence: Deaths

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Stress incontinence: Complications

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Causes of Stress incontinence

  • Nervous system (neurological) injury
  • Injury to the urethral area
  • Some medications
  • Surgery of the prostate or pelvic area
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Disease Topics Related To Stress incontinence

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Stress incontinence: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stress incontinence

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental more »

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 be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many 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' more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can 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 more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. 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 overactive bladder or other more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure more »

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Stress incontinence: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stress incontinence

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Article Excerpts about Stress incontinence

Urinary Incontinence in Women: NIDDK (Excerpt)

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)

Urinary Incontinence -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

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)

Definitions of Stress incontinence:

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) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Stress incontinence

  1. Stress incontinence: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
  10. Prognosis

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