incontinence

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incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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A newer treatment, especially for urge incontinence, is to inject BOTOX directly into the bladder muscles, which helps block muscle spasms.
MXI, mixed incontinence; OB, overactive bladder; SI, stress incontinence; UGI, urge incontinence. MEMBERS OF THE GRUPPO INTERDISCIPLINARE DI STUDIO INCONTINENZA URINARIA
Wolf, MD, and his colleagues at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, write that this study offers a "compelling argument for urge incontinence as an additional risk (factor) for fall-related occurrences." He adds, "Vigorous study should be devoted to combining drug therapies for incontinence with injury-prevention strategies like strength and balance training."
Our first-line treatment for patients with overactive bladder and urge incontinence is electrostimulation |21~.
Intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxin A (Botox[R]) injections are indicated to treat OAB and urge incontinence in patients who have failed first- and second-line treatments.
Although rate of newly occurring urge incontinence was 5% and statistically significant in our study, it might also reflect TOT's minor obstructive effects.
If diagnosed with urge incontinence, Botox can be used to paralyse and relax the overactive bladder muscle, reducing the overall urge and frequency of urination.
Dr Harper also advises those experiencing urge incontinence to try bladder training, where you teach your body to hold more urine.
New data in a subset of women also suggests a positive treatment effect of enobosarm for urge incontinence (UI), suggesting a possible treatment effect for women with mixed incontinence.
"Both fewer voids at night and decreased urge incontinence reduce the number of awakenings during the night, which may be reflected in higher sleep efficiency and longer sleep duration," wrote Qurratul A.
Of the 200 patients presented with the complaint of urinary incontinence, 39 (19.5%) had findings of stress incontinence, 72 (36%) had urge incontinence and 89 (44.5%) had mixed incontinence.