Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine. Urinary incontinence can range from the occasional leakage of urine to a complete inability to hold any urine and can be one symptom of overactive bladder. Other causes can include stress incontinence the involuntary loss of urine during actions such as coughing or sneezing , giggle incontinence see next page for definition , and delayed nighttime bladder control. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center.
Now after my shower and all the events that just transpired had finally settled in my mind. My uncle came to the bathroom as I was drying off to ask me where I wanted to eat. I was pretty hungry after undergoing such relentless tickle torture. I answered "Steak would be nice" as I pulled up my boxers.
What causes urinary tract infections and are men at risk for getting them? Although urinary tract infections UTIs are more common in women, men can get them, too. They occur when bacteria build up somewhere along your urinary tract. In men, UTIs can develop in the urethra the tube that runs from the opening at the tip of the penis to the bladder , the bladder, the prostate, or the kidney.
Overactive bladder OAB is a medical condition that results in an uncontrollable urge to pass urine and frequent need to urinate both during the daytime and night-time. It may also be associated with urine leakage and not getting to the bathroom in time because of an overwhelming urge, also know as urge incontinence. OAB can greatly affect quality of life emotionally, socially, physically and financially.