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Bladder Prolapse – Loss of Bladder Control

Bladder prolapse affects only women. Under normal conditions, the bladder is held in position by a “hammock” of supporting pelvic floor muscles and ligaments. If these muscles and tissues stretch or become weak the bladder can sag into the vagina*. This is known as bladder prolapse or a cystocele. In some women, the sagging bladder…
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Urinary Incontinence – Loss of Bladder Control

Urinary incontinence is the uncontrolled leaking of urine. More than 15 million American men and women suffer from urinary incontinence. If urinary incontinence prevents you from doing the activities that you want to do, talk to your health care provider. (more…)
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Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Some of the causes of urinary incontinence are temporary and easily reversible. These include: urinary tract infection vaginal infection or irritation medication constipation restricted mobility Although pads or diapers may prevent embarrassing leakage, other urinary incontinence treatments currently available can eliminate your need to wear such protection. The options listed here are good ways to…
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Urinary Tract Infection UTI In Children

A Urinary Tract Infection UTI in children is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections are caused by microbes—organisms too small to be seen without a microscope. Bacteria* are the most common cause of UTIs. Normally, bacteria that enter the urinary tract are quickly removed by the body before they cause symptoms. But sometimes bacteria…
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Urinary Tract Infections UTIs in Adults

Urinary tract infections UTIs in adults are the second most common type of infection in the body, accounting for about 8.1 million visits to health care providers each year. Women are especially prone to UTIs for anatomical reasons. One factor is that a woman’s urethra is shorter, allowing bacteria quicker access to the bladder. Also, a…
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