What are the Causes of Urinary Incontinence?
The most common causes of urinary incontinence are: Hormone deficiency Weakness of the pelvic floor muscles This type of urinary incontinence is related to which part of the urinary tract is affected. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urinary incontinence during the following activities; Coughing, sneezing, laughing Exercises such as running, jumping Lifting heavy loads such as shopping items Urge (squeezing-style urinary incontinence): It is a type of urinary incontinence, which is a type of sudden urgency in the bladder. More detailed information is mentioned in the section on overactive bladder.
What are the Diagnostic Methods in Urinary Incontinence?
Cystometry (EMG) test Pelvic Ultrasound Post-Void Residual Study Urine Analysis Cystoscopy What are the Treatment Methods? After the examinations, lifestyle changes and exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles are recommended according to the amount and level of urinary incontinence. If it is not enough, drug treatments are applied. Surgical treatment methods are applied in patients with no results. TOT/TVT (Bladder suspension surgeries) are performed in patients with stress urinary incontinence. In patients with urge urinary incontinence, bladder augmentation (bladder augmentation surgery) is performed as a surgical method.