Female stress urinary incontinence is a disease that is very treatable with new urologic techniques. Most women today are embarrassed to talk about this with their physician, but with a simple surgical procedure can be continent within days.

Female Urology

FemaleUrologyFemale Incontinence

Female incontinence can take multiple forms, i.e. stress urinary incontinence, urge incontinence and overflow incontinence.

  • Risk factors Include
  • Multiple childbirths
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Family history
  • Neurologic abnormalities

A good urologic exam and simple outpatient treatment is needed to differentiate between the types of incontinence so appropriate treatment can be instituted. Urge incontinence is most often treated medically. Stress urinary incontinence requires surgical intervention. 80-85% of people can be successfully treated when appropriately evaluated.