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Urinary leakage in men and women

As husband and wife urologists, we talk a lot about the urinary tract and how it affects our patients.

In women, the most common urinary concern is incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine. There are several causes and many treatment options exist depending on the type.

The two main types of urinary leakage in women are urge urinary incontinence and stress urinary incontinence. For women with urge incontinence, treatment is aimed at improving quality of life disrupted by overactive bladder. Overactive bladder is characterized by urinary urgency, frequency, waking up at night to urinat...


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