Incontinence Treatment

If you suffer from involuntary urine loss, you’re one of the 13+ million Americans living with incontinence. Incontinence is not a disease but rather a symptom of an underlying condition. While it impacts both sexes, women experience incontinence more frequently.

Ready to put a stop to your involuntary urine loss? Find a doctor near you.

6 Types of Incontinence?

Stress

Occasional leakage caused by excess bladder pressure

Urge

The frequent and abrupt need to urinate

Overflow

The continuous release of urine due to a full bladder

Functional

An inability to find a restroom in time due to a physical or mental handicap

Mixed

Uncontrollable urine loss resulting from one or more of the above conditions

Transient

Temporary leakage due to an underlying condition (i.e. UTI or medication)

Common Signs & Symptoms

Incontinence can be associated with anything from a neurological disorder to urinary prolapse. Whatever the cause, below is a list of the most common signs and symptoms of incontinence.

A reduction or total loss of bladder control
Frequent urine leakage
Bladder spasms
Leakage after undergoing prostate surgery or prostate cancer treatment

Evaluation

Your doctor will perform a thorough medical exam to determine whether you have incontinence. This exam consists of a urodynamic study to evaluate bladder function. After inserting a catheter into the bladder, the doctor will fill it with sterile water to measure bladder pressure and assess bladder capacity.

Surgical

  • Laparoscopic procedure
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Artificial urinary sphincter implant

Non-Surgical

  • Behavioral therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Drug therapy
  • Palliative measures
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Injections
  • Muscle relaxing medications
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Collagen injections

Meet Our Incontinence Treatment Experts

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SHEA JOYNER, MD

Craig Ranch OB/GYN

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MALCOLM O. PERRY III, MD

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TIMOTHY SANDMANN, MD

AMS Women’s Care & Continence Center

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JARED STRINGER, MD

North Dallas Urology Associates

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