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Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence - Symptoms

Stress Urinary Incontinence - How to prevent?

Stress Urinary Incontinence - Causes and Risk Factors

What Causes Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Stress urinary incontinence is caused either by the weakening of the pelvic floor support, which results from pregnancy, childbirth and menopause, or by the intrinsic loss of normal urethral function. Conditions that increase the intra-abdominal pressure may further worsen the problem, like obesity, prolonged coughing, constipation and heavy lifting.

Who Can I Consult?

  • Gynaecologist
  • Urogynaecologist: A gynaecologist with further training in common bladder disorders and pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • Urologist: A surgeon who is trained in managing bladder and kidney disorders.

Stress Urinary Incontinence - Preparing for surgery

Stress Urinary Incontinence - Post-surgery care

Stress Urinary Incontinence - Other Information

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