Overflow incontinence is the involuntary release of
urine-due to a weak bladder muscle or to blockage-when the bladder becomes
overly full, even though the person feels no urge to urinate.
Symptoms of overflow incontinence include:
Overflow incontinence in both men and women can be caused by:
Women can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
Medicines are rarely used to treat overflow incontinence in women.
Men can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAvery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
Current as ofMay 5, 2017
Current as of:
May 5, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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