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in·con·ti·nence

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

Condition resulting from various causes, including injury or old age, in which urination cannot be voluntarily controlled. It may be temporary or permanent.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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incontinence

noun
A complete surrender of inhibitions:
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Translations
inkontinens
karkailu
incontinentie

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] Nincontinencia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] nincontinence f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

incontinence

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

incontinence

:
incontinence pad
nEinlage ffür Inkontinente
incontinence sheet
nUnterlage ffür Inkontinente
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] n (Med) → incontinenza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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Twenty-one patients who had complained of bowel dysfunctions like soiling, constipation and bowel incontinence out of 294 operated cases of ARM from October 2013 to September 2015 were included in this study.
You should also visit your GP if you experience additional symptoms, such as: | Persistent abdominal pain and bloating | recurring episodes of diarrhoea or constipation | unexplained weight loss | bowel incontinence | blood in your stools (faeces) | signs of an infection, such as a high temperature, vomiting, chills, joint pain and muscle pain These symptoms could be an indicator of a health problem that may require investigation, such as a blood or stool test.
Symptoms of Panax ginseng overdose (rare) include irritability, restlessness, bowel incontinence, fever, increased blood pressure, increased or decreased heart rate, red face and in susceptible individuals, seizures and changes in mentation.
'If sleep is disrupted because of nocturnal back pain, if there's localized bone pain, a bladder or bowel incontinence, and muscle weakness, then it's time to have it checked,' Vista said.
You could put me in a line up and no-one would guess that a vaginal birth left me with permanent bowel incontinence. "Ten years ago I had a vaginal forceps delivery and suffered an (undiagnosed at the time) third degree tear.
"Although usually a symptom of other less serious problems, persistent constipation, diarrhoea and bowel incontinence could also be a sign of bowel cancer.
struggling with stress, urge, or mixed urinary incontinence and/or bowel incontinence. Products to treat incontinence are not something that generally excites the average consumer, but InControl was certainly enthusiastic about showing off its device, which the company claims is the most advanced incontinence control device that is available over the counter.
More than 37M adults in the United States - almost one in six - suffer from OAB and nearly 20M Americans - about one in 12 - have bowel incontinence.
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Symptoms include urinary and bowel incontinence (inability to control voiding) and sexual impotence.
Sumera Khan, from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., and colleagues describe the case of a 25-year-old African-American male who presented with acute-onset confusion and right-sided weakness with bladder and bowel incontinence. He had been found on the bathroom floor next to a suspicious substance; he had a history of about five previous episodes of confusion without neurologic deficits after synthetic cannabinoid exposure over the past six months.
Surgical complications included bowel incontinence, soiling, and constipation with negatively affected quality of life and daily activities in such patients [3].