Urinary incontinence: involuntary loss of urine
Stress incontinence: associated with increased intra-abdominal pressure, such as coughing, laughing, sneezing, or exertion
Important to screen for symptoms, as only 55% of women who reported at least twice weekly urine leakage on a U.S. survey sought care for their symptoms (2)
Age: Stress incontinence is ...
Treat correctable causes (e.g., UTI).
Encourage weight loss in obese patients.
Aggressively correct constipation.
Treat mixed for primary symptom type (5)[C].
Amundsen CL, Richter HE, Menefee SA, et al. OnabotulinumtoxinA vs sacral neuromodulation on refractory urgency urinary incontinence in women: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. ...
R32 Unspecified urinary incontinence
N39.3 Stress incontinence (female) (male)
N39.41 Urge incontinence
N39.46 Mixed incontinence
N39.45 Continuous leakage
N39.42 Incontinence without sensory aw...
Rule out UTI or STI by culture.
Aggressively treat constipation.
Try lifestyle changes first for all types of urinary incontinence.
If lifestyle changes do not work for stress incontinenc...
Sign up for a 10-day FREE Trial now and receive full access to all content.