Urge incontinence

incontinence after surgery

Complete removal of the prostate offers men the strongest cure from prostate cancer. However, over half of men having prostate surgery experience incontinence after surgery as a side effect of having their prostate removed. The good news is that there are new techniques and surgical procedures which can minimize the problem. Furthermore, for most men, urinary incontinence after surgery lessens or completely stops in 6 to 18 months.

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urge incontinence

Urge incontinence, also known as overactive bladder, is the involuntary contraction of bladder wall muscles, causing a sudden and unstoppable need to urinate. Not a normal part of aging, urge incontinence is nonetheless more common in older people, particularly women. Urge incontinence is not a disease but a symptom of medical or lifestyle issues.

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