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Noun1.incontinency - 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
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The trial of Partridge, the schoolmaster, for incontinency; the evidence of his wife; a short reflection on the wisdom of our law; with other grave matters, which those will like best who understand them most.
It affects approximately 40% of older men and it can be divided into storage, voiding and post-micturition symptoms.1,2 Storage symptoms include frequency, urgency, urge incontinency and nocturia.
The difficulty with bladder/bowel control can be clinically relevant to fall because of medication use such as alpha blockers used for incontinency treatment [29].
These adhesives are present in different sectors of activity, such as: baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinency, under pads and may contain wetness indicators for higher efficiency.
Effect of pelvic floor interferential electrostimulation on urodynamic parameters and incontinency of children with myelomeningocele and detrusor overactivity.
(2, 14) The continence score ranged from 0 to 20, with higher scores representing more severe incontinency. Anoscopy, anal manometry, and endoanal sonography were done for all the patients before the operation: They had anal sphincter defects between 30 and 90[degrees] on endoanal sonography, with anal resting pressures <30 cm [H.sub.2]O and Wexner scores >10.