Bladder Control Problems Topic Guide
Bladder Control Problems: Bladder control problems, or urinary incontinence, affect over 13 million people in the U.S. Causes include urinary tract infection, overactive bladder, blocked urethra, medication side effect, and muscle weakness. Symptoms and signs include hematuria, straining, dribbling, frequency, and urgency. Treatment may incorporate behavioral therapy, medication, and surgery.
Prolapsed Bladder Bladder prolapse is the name of a condition in which a woman's bladder descends into the vagina, usually resulting from the stress of child birth or other bodily harm to the pelvis. Urinary difficulties, discomfort, and stress incontinence (urine leakage caused by sneezing, coughing, exertion, etc.) can result from a prolapsed bladder.