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Surgical options for urinary leakage in men
Urinary incontinence can occur in up to 10% of men who have had prostate cancer surgery. Learn about two outpatient surgical treatment options that can stop leaks and ease worry.
What can you do for an overactive bladder?
Having an overactive bladder may cause embarrassment or keep you from social activities. Learn about treatments to relieve symptoms and help you resume life without the worry of leaks.
Is urine incontinence normal for women?
Although urine incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common symptom that affects 1 in 2 women, it's not normal. Learn about evaluation and treatment options.
Treatment options for men with urinary leakage
Urinary incontinence is a common condition. Learn why it can be particularly troublesome for men, and about treatment options to improve symptoms and bring comfort.
How do bladder Botox injections work?
Botox injections are not just for facial wrinkles. They also can be used for ongoing bladder continence issues. Find out how and if it hurts to get them.
Physical therapy benefits children with bowel, bladder issues
Occasional day or nighttime leaks are common for children after potty training. For children with persistent bowel and bladder issues, physical therapy provides treatment options to help.
6 helpful tips for managing urinary incontinence
Urinary incontinence is common among men and women. Follow these tips to lessen the burden of managing your condition and improve symptoms.
Solve, don't settle: Treatment for urinary incontinence
You don't need to tolerate loss of bladder control. Learn about lifestyle changes and treatment options to improve urinary incontinence.
Nerve stimulation to treat urinary incontinence
You've heard of implantable devices to treat medical conditions, but did you know there is a device to help treat urinary incontinence? Get answers to common questions about this treatment option.
What is urge incontinence, and how is it treated?
Urge incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a sudden, intense urge to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. Treatment options range from conservative to more invasive.
Woman gets life back after unexpected hydrocephalus diagnosis
Dorothy Sorlie's decreased mobility was blamed on arthritis and a right foot which needed surgery. Determined to find the root cause, a CT scan was ordered, which showed something more serious.
Don't stress over urinary incontinence
Stress urinary incontinence is the unintentional loss of urine during an activity that causes increased pressure. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.