overflow incontinence


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Noun1.overflow incontinence - urinary incontinence that occurs when the bladder is so full that it continually leaks urine; often attributable to a blocked urethra (e.g., due to prostate enlargement) or weak bladder muscles or nerve damage
enuresis, urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
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1) Brain and spinal cord disease above the level of the lumbar spine results in urinary frequency and small bladder volumes, whereas diseases involving autonomic nerve fibers to and from the bladder result in large bladder volumes and overflow incontinence.
Overflow incontinence There are two types of overflow incontinence.
Overflow incontinence from impaction is also common among people who have chronic constipation, use opioids, or are unable to respond to the defecation urge because of cognitive impairment, immobility, or decreased neuromuscular function.
The history revealed that the onset of symptoms dated back to a year before; he presented with lower urinary tract symptoms and overflow incontinence.
There are four common types of incontinence: urge incontinence, overflow incontinence, stress incontinence, and functional incontinence.
Overflow incontinence It's a constant dribble of urine, which you often don't notice.
Overflow incontinence caused by BPH may be treated with alpha-blockers, which work to relax the bladder neck muscles and fibers in the prostate to ease urination.
The patient had overflow incontinence for about 2 years and had been urinating with the Crede's maneuver for 10 months.
Abdominal examination is performed to detect a distended bladder with overflow incontinence.
Overflow incontinence occurs when your bladder remains full and leaks urine.
Patients are usually referred for selfintermittent catheterisation to control the leakage of urine in overflow incontinence when the bladder residual is more than 80 ml.
Constipation and fecal impaction may impair bladder emptying and lead to urinary retention and overflow incontinence since the bladder is limited in the space to expand.