Urinary incontinence can be embarrassing, but you’re not alone. The compassionate doctors at Canterbury Women’s Health Care in Fresno, California, are here with treatment options to solve your involuntary leakage and urinary tract conditions -- no matter how severe your incontinence is. Call or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about their treatment options.
Urinary incontinence occurs when you lose control of your bladder. This common problem ranges in severity from small amounts of urine leaking when you sneeze to an urgent need to urinate but not being able to make it to the bathroom in time.
Different types of urinary incontinence include:
Urinary incontinence isn’t a disease in and of itself. Other physical problems or medical conditions usually cause the condition.
Some temporary conditions or factors that may cause urinary incontinence include:
Physical conditions that may cause urinary incontinence include:
If you’re experiencing urinary incontinence, it’s important to speak with your doctor so they can determine the source of your symptoms.
Your doctors at Canterbury Women’s Health Care can perform complete urologic evaluations, including multichannel cystometrogram, electromyograms (EMGs), uroflowmetry, and urethroscopy. These tests help your doctor identify the types of incontinence you may be experiencing and determine the best course of treatment.
Your risk of developing urinary incontinence increase based on your:
To reduce your risk of developing urinary incontinence, make healthy lifestyle choices that include:
Treatments for urinary incontinence depend on the cause. Your physician will work with you to reach the best treatment strategy. Your treatment plan might include medication, lifestyle changes, pelvic floor therapy, bladder training programs, or surgery in some cases.
Call or schedule an appointment with Canterbury Women’s Health Care online today to learn more.