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Incontinence FAQs (cont.)

What is a urination diary?

Your doctor may ask you to keep a urination diary to determine factors contributing to your condition. Things you will be asked to record include

  • types and amount of liquids consumed;


  • times of urge to urinate;


  • strength of urge to urinate or pain;


  • time of urination;


  • volume of urine;


  • and amount, if any, of leakage
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