September 1, 2014

Urinary Incontinence in Women

Woman's feet in a bathroom stall.
Woman cleaning her nose after sneezing.
Diagram of the uterus, bladder and urethra making up the urinary and reproductive systems.
Water dripping from a leaky sink faucet.
Woman running through the office.
Woman using restroom during her wedding ceremony.
Heart, blood pressure and antidepressant pills that may worsen incontinence.
Woman washing her hands in the restroom.
Urine sample on top of toilet.
An MRI scan of woman’s bladder.
Woman drinking a cup of coffee.
Illustration of how Kegal exercises help strengthen the bladder and muscles around the urethral closure.
Woman undergoes biofeedback for her bladder and pelvic muscles.
Illustration of a pessary device used to help reduce urinary leakage.
A doctor holding a syringe.
Example of a bladder training chart.
A woman pouring pills into her hand.
X-ray of an implanted device that controls bladder spasms.
Photo of an adult diaper.
Woman smoking a cigarette.

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Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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