incontinence

Written by: Dr. Jordi Antoni Vives
Published: | Updated: 17/05/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Urinary incontinence is of great concern to those who suffer from it and can occur at any age. However, it is more common in women after postmenopause , in the third trimester of pregnancy and in the postpartum period. It is a problem that, in addition to the discomfort that it causes, usually generates insecurity, loss of self-esteem and embarrassment to the person suffering from it.. However, we must remember that, in many cases, it has a solution and can be successfully treated.

 

 

There are several very effective treatments for different types of urinary incontinence, but it is preferable to individualize each. Each patient will require personalized treatments for urinary incontinence, can be treated surgically (antincontinence surgery, tension-free bands, vaginal, laparoscopic, etc.), conservative (rehabilitation and physiotherapy, physical measurements, biofeedback, cones, balls, etc.). .) and pharmacological (medication). In some cases, the combination of several treatments is required to achieve the expected results.

How to prevent urinary incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence (which appears with cough, intense laughter or great efforts) can be prevented through pelvic floor rehabilitation processes, especially in pregnant women and especially after childbirth. An early action has better results and the advice of the specialist will guide in each personal case the most appropriate.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Jordi Antoni Vives
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Expert in gynecological surgery, with training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic Scottsdale in Arizona ( USA ), this doctor is one of the best specialists in surgery for endometriosis, breast cancer, gynecological cancer surgery, robotic surgery in gynecology and surgical laparoscopy.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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