Symptoms of urge incontinence
include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions.
This therapy is 510(k) cleared by the FDA to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence
Key Words: Urge incontinence
, biofeedback, urge suppression, pelvic floor muscle exercises.
A 70-year-old woman with worsening urgency and urge incontinence
The two main types of incontinence are stress incontinence and urge incontinence
, although most women have a mix of each, said Dr Linda Brubaker, who directs the division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Chicago.
"The most common types are urge incontinence
, overflow incontinence, stress incontinence, and functional incontinence," says Dr.
This prospective, worldwide, follow-up study sought to determine the long-term efficacy and safety of sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of refractory urgency, frequency, urge incontinence
, and nonobstructive urinary retention.
The data revealed that the average number of urge incontinence
episodes per week decreased from 38 to 12.
"As we age, the presence of urge incontinence
was associated with HT use (OR 2.17), but not with BMI, waist circumference, age, smoking, or mode of delivery..
15%) but more likely to report urge incontinence
Subjects with incontinence were interviewed further with the questionnaire proposed by Wein and colleagues (17,18) for diagnosis of type of urinary incontinence: stress incontinence, mixed incontinence, or urge incontinence
. The questionnaire provides a presumptive diagnosis of stress and urge incontinence
on the basis of the presence or absence of the following symptoms: urgency, frequency with urgency, leaking during physical activity, amount of urinary leakage with each episode of incontinence, ability to reach the toilet in time after an urge to void, and nocturia.