What is incontinence?

Incontinence is defined as involuntary release or leak of urine and/or stools. The severity of symptoms ranges from leaking a couple of urine drops to total loss of control of the bladder or intestine. Other symptoms of incontinence are frequent and immediate urges to the bathroom.

Incontinence is a condition that can be controlled and treated. In many cases full recovery is possible, and the timely and expert approach may offer significant relief to incurable cases.

Depending on its causes, there are several types of incontinence.

There are various causes of urinary incontinence, although the symptoms – uncontrolled release of urine – are similar.

The diagnosis and the cause should be established by the doctor specializing in the treatment of incontinence.