Educate yourself about urinary incontinence. The inability to control urination is a symptom rather than a distinct disease and may be temporary or permanent. It can result from a variety of problems in the urinary tract and its cause is often hard to determine.
Read a condensed overview of incontinence, including descriptions
of how the condition works, diagrams, statistics and risk factors.
Types of Incontinence
Learn about urge, stress, overflow and functional incontinence.
Discover how genetics and a healthy urinary tract play a role in
your incontinence risk.
You've got a good idea that it's incontinence--here you'll find the
details on getting a diagnosis and determine the causes of the
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Once you've got a diagnosis you can determine the trajectory of
your treatment. Read about factors affecting prognosis here.
Learn about the three main approaches to treatment: medication,
retraining and surgery.
Find additional resources and organizations who can help you deal