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Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

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The treatment and management of urinary incontinence may involve simple exercises, medicines, lifestyle changes, or surgery. The goal of treatment is to stop the leakage, or at least to minimize it and the complications resulting from it.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments

Revision Information

  • Incontinence. American Urological Association Foundation website. Available at: http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=143 . Updated January 2011. Accessed September 6, 2011.

  • What is incontinence? National Association for Continence website. Available at: http://www.nafc.org/bladder-bowel-health/ . Accessed September 6, 2011.