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Treatments for Urinary Incontinence
The treatment and management of urinary incontinence may involve simple exercises, medicines, lifestyle changes, or surgery. The goal of treatment is to stop the leakage, or at least to minimize it and the complications resulting from it.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments
Urinary incontinence. National Association for Continence website. Available at: http://www.nafc.org/urinary-incontinence. Accessed December 29, 2015.
Urinary incontinence in men. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T900624/Urinary-incontinence-in-men. Updated July 22, 2016. Accessed October 6, 2016.
Urinary incontinence in women. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T900573/Urinary-incontinence-in-women. Updated August 15, 2016. Accessed October 6, 2016.
- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 12/2015
- Update Date: 12/20/2014