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in·con·ti·nence

 (ĭn-kŏn′tə-nəns)
n.
The quality or state of being incontinent.

incontinence

Condition resulting from various causes, including injury or old age, in which urination cannot be voluntarily controlled. It may be temporary or permanent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incontinence - involuntary urination or defecation
excreting, excretion, voiding, elimination, evacuation - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
enuresis, urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
2.incontinence - indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
indiscipline, undiscipline - the trait of lacking discipline
rakishness - the quality of a rake

incontinence

noun
A complete surrender of inhibitions:
Translations
inkontinens
karkailu
incontinentie

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] Nincontinencia f

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] nincontinence f

incontinence

n (Med) → Inkontinenz f; (of desires)Zügellosigkeit f, → Hemmungslosigkeit f

incontinence

:
incontinence pad
nEinlage ffür Inkontinente
incontinence sheet
nUnterlage ffür Inkontinente

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] n (Med) → incontinenza

in·con·ti·nence

n. incontinencia, emisión involuntaria, inhabilidad de controlar la orina o las heces fecales;
bowel ______ intestinal;
fecal ______ fecal;
overflow ______ por rebozamiento;
reflex ______ de reflejo;
urinary ______ urinaria;
urinary stress ______ urinaria de esfuerzo.

incontinence

n incontinencia; fecal — incontinencia fecal, incapacidad f para retener las heces; overflow — incontinencia por rebosamiento; stress — incontinencia de esfuerzo; urge — incontinencia de urgencia; urinary — incontinencia urinaria, incapacidad f para retener la orina
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In 2006, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended against routine episiotomy, and in 2008 the National Quality Forum stated that limiting routine episiotomy was important to patient safety, noting the increased risks of pain, laceration, and anal incontinence associated with the procedure.
Contract award: provision of specific medical devices for the treatment of urinary and anal incontinence, the endo-urology and gynecological surgery
Anal incontinence during pregnancy and post delivery among Indians and black Africans: Prevalence and predictors T D Naidoo, (1) J Moodley (2)
It is also referred to as fecal incontinence, anal incontinence, soiling, or lack of bowel control.
Anal incontinence and soiling is a socially unacceptable and often devastating problem associated with anal disease in AIDS.
Obesity appears to confer a fourfold increased risk for urinary incontinence and twofold increased risk for anal incontinence, according to a study presented as a poster at the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.
Of those 4,000 women, 25 percent suffered from anal incontinence, 15 percent from stress urinary incontinence, 13 percent from overactive bladder and six percent experienced pelvic organ prolapse, the dropping of pelvic organs.
In a small percentage of cases, however, long-term anal incontinence is a complication of surgery.
Anal incontinence was also a problem, with 37% reporting symptoms of this condition.
Anal incontinence (AI) is defined as involuntary loss of faeces or flatus.
Contract notice: Provision of specific medical devices for the treatment of urinary and anal incontinence, a endo urology and the gynecological surgery
2005;16:272-84), overall prevalences were 15% with stress urinary incontinence, 13% with overactive bladder, 25% with anal incontinence, and 35% reporting any of those four pelvic floor disorders (PFDs).