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Urge Incontinence

Urge Incontinence | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

People often live with incontinence without seeking help because they are too embarrassed to discuss it. The condition is diagnosed mainly on the pattern of symptoms. If it starts suddenly, it is most likely a bladder problem. Infection is the most common cause is infection. Usually the cause can be discovered after the doctor asks about the history of the problem and performs a physical exam. A test of the urine must be done to check for infection.

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Urge Incontinence: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Stuart Wolf, MD
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 04/06/01

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