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Urinary Incontinence

The loss of bladder control that results in leakage of urine during cough or sneeze or inability to control the urge to urinate is called urinary incontinence. Some of the common causes include old age, pregnancy, menopause, childbirth, enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, and urinary obstruction.

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How to improve the kidney function of a liver cirrhosis patient?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is suffering from liver cirrhosis as reported by the doctors. His kidneys are also damaged and due to constipation brain is also getting affected. Urine is not passing. He is unconscious. We tried dialysis twice but there are no signs of improvement as per the doctors here. I j...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubin Dev Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As described in the case summary, the patient's condition is critical (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Decompensated cirrhosis is an irreversible disease, and it seems the patient has all the complications of the disease. The optimum medical manageme...  Read Full »

When will urine incontinence after vasectomy be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing urine incontinence following a vasectomy. While my urine tests came back negative, a semen sample came back positive for a staphylococcal infection. I have been taking Bactrim for about five days. My question is this. How long should I expect it to be before m...  Read Full »


Dr. Gajanan Shirpad Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Urine incontinence occurs due to uninhibited contractions of urinary bladder and has nothing to do with vasectomy. These uninhibited contractions can occur due to urinary tract infections or neurological causes. In your case, no obvious infection is detected in urine. S...  Read Full »

I have a constant feeling to urinate after treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I went to the ER two weeks ago to be treated for a UTI. I was told to go to an obstetrician if the symptoms persisted. Well, it is back. There is no cramping, no pain in my back, just a constant feeling of having to use the restroom. It hurts and throbs even when I am not using the res...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have the following symptoms: Feeling of wetness or bed wetting? Leakage of urine during sneezing or coughing? A severe urge to go washroom? Do your fluid intake (coffee, tea) and output match each other? It seems to be urinary incontinence. Do repeat urinaly...  Read Full »

How common is urinary incontinence in women?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know about urinary incontinence in women. Why is urinary incontinence more prevalent in women? Why do pregnancy and menopause contribute to incontinence?  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Female, unlike men, have short urethra and less effective urinary continence systems than men as a part of normal anatomy. Female normal continence is dependent on normal sphincter anatomy, normal vaginal anatomy, and pelvis muscle strength. Thus any factor causing c...  Read Full »

How can I manage urinary urge and incontinence?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from urge and incontinence of urine for the past four years. My USG is showing first grade BPH with about 50 ml to 75 ml of PV retention of urine. PSA is within normal range. The routine urine examination also reveals nothing abnormal and on culture sample, found ...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. It is usual to have some degree of urgency in BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia), but if it continues to persist even after your urinary stream improves, then one should make sure that there is no UTI or chronic prostate infection causing...  Read Full »

I have continuous leakage of urine. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking Furosemide (Lasix) for swollen legs prescribed by PCP 20 milligrams daily as needed since last year. This was during a followup following a hospitalization for swollen legs due to feet infection. The hospital doctor said that the swelling would go down in time, but w...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. I do not think the problem is due to Furosemide. You may be suffering from severe form of stress urinary incontinence which is very common at this age. The cause and severity of stress incontinence are to be found out. I suggest you see a urolog...  Read Full »

What to do for urinary incontinence in a 11-year-old girl?

Query: Hello doctor, My 11-year-old daughter has been unable to tell when she has to urinate until she starts to urinate. Before, she was able to stop and run to the bathroom. However, in the past couple of weeks, she has been unable to stop herself and keeps urinating. Her mother and I just found it out...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get the child evaluated physically for urinary incontinence. A n USG (ultrasound) abdomen may be required along with urine routine and microscopy. If all reports are normal, fluid intake and urine output dairy may need to be maintained to see what can be alter...  Read Full »

After workouts, I feel the urge to pee while walking. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old female weighing 203 pounds. I have no children and I am not taking any medications, and I do not smoke or drink alcohol. I have been working out regularly over the past few weeks and have started losing weight. I have been feeling great. However, I recently noticed a s...  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear that this is bothering you. The answer to your question is no bladder symptoms cannot be brought on by stretching. Please help me with a few more details: Have you given natural birth (normal delivery) to any children? Do you suffer from constipation?...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from urine leakage after urination. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 63-year-old male. I have been suffering from urine leakage as drops after urination, mainly after baths in the morning and night. At night, I need to get up for urine twice or thrice; reduced frequency after taking Selodin 8 mg with a prescription from a urologist. But now, the mai...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have reviewed the attachments (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Your uroflow report shows moderate obstruction. If this uroflow was done while taking Silodosin (alpha-blocker), it means no more improvement in u...  Read Full »

What leads to urinary incontinence in elderly men?

Query: Hello doctor, My 76-year-old father had urinary infection last month with a high number of pus cells. The infection started with fever, shivering, and slight pain with urination. The doctor prescribed Oflox 200 mg twice a day. After that, he was also prescribed ultrasound scanning. In the scan, it s...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This urgency and leak of urine are age-related. I can suggest him a medicine but it might cause some postvoid residual urine and more chance of infection. If the problem is very severe, only then give him the medicine. I suggest you take the tablet Soliten (Solifenac...  Read Full »

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