What is overflow incontinence?
Overflow incontinence is the involuntary release of urine—due to a weak bladder muscle or to blockage—when the bladder becomes overly full, even though the person feels no urge to urinate.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of overflow incontinence include:
What causes overflow incontinence?
Overflow incontinence in both men and women can be caused by:
How is it treated?
Women can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
Medicines are rarely used to treat overflow incontinence in women.
Men can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
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