Common Causes of Urinary Incontinence

If you find that you have multiple moments during the day where you have the sudden urge to go to the bathroom, you find yourself dealing with leakage while performing tasks, or you have trouble controlling your urine, you may be dealing with urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence can be treated. and you can get back to not having to worry about a potential accident. Dr. Jonathan Masel at Masel Urology Center in Hollywood, FL, can explain what the common causes of urinary incontinence are and how it can be treated.

What Causes Urinary Incontinence?

There are many different causes of urinary incontinence and there are some drinks, foods, and medications that can even cause temporary urinary incontinence. If you start noticing that you’re dealing with urinary incontinence often, it’s important to talk to your urologist in Hollywood, FL, as soon as possible to find the cause and work on treatment.

Common causes of urinary incontinence may include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Age
  • Childbirth
  • Menopause
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Tumor obstruction
  • Neurological disorders
  • Constipation
  • Urinary tract infection

Depending on what is causing your urinary incontinence, your urologist may be able to prescribe treatment to clear up something such as a urinary tract infection and bring you back to your normal self. Other issues may need more examination and treatments to figure out the direct cause.

Your urologist may suggest minimally invasive treatments to start working on dealing with your urinary incontinence and helping your body control your bladder once again. This may include scheduled bathroom trips, bladder training, and pelvic floor muscle exercises.

Contact Your Urologist Today!

Don’t let urinary incontinence affect your ability to feel comfortable and live your normal life. Contact Dr. Jonathan Masel at Masel Urology Center in Hollywood, FL, to find out what’s causing your urinary incontinence and how it can be treated. Call for more information today at (954) 961-7500.

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