urge incontinence


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urge incontinence

n.
Leakage of urine from the bladder that accompanies an insistent need to urinate. Also called urgency incontinence.
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Noun1.urge incontinence - urinary incontinence that is generally attributable to involuntary contracts of the bladder muscle resulting in an urgent need to urinate accompanied by a sudden loss of urine; most common in people over 60 years of age
enuresis, urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
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The clinical results include reduction of ~56% in urge incontinence, ~66% in stress incontinence, ~61% in urinary urgency, ~33% in urinary frequency as well as ~46% in nocturia.
Urge incontinence was found relatively more common in our study as compared to stress incontinence.
Urge incontinence With this type of incontinence, which can occur with stress incontinence, the bladder contracts without warning and you can't get to the bathroom in time.
Improvement of urge incontinence episodes during PNE was a positive predictor.
Oxybutynin (Ditropan) blocks bladder muscle contractions and is recommended for treatment of urge incontinence.
Stress incontinence occurs during certain activities like coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercising while urge incontinence involves a strong, sudden need to urinate followed by instant bladder contraction and involuntary loss of urine.
Among women who underwent midurethral sling surgery for stress incontinence, failure at 12 months was twice as likely if they also had urge incontinence symptoms at baseline, a study has shown.
There are several kinds of urinary incontinence, including stress and urge incontinence.
In many cases a specific cause cannot be found; however, urge incontinence is often seen with neurological disorders including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, spinal stenosis, or other injuries, and in people who have suffered a stroke.