Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine. Stress incontinence happens due to physical activity or increases in abdominal pressure (i.e. coughing, laughing, lifting).
You may experience the following common symptoms:
Stress leakage is often due to weakness in the urinary sphincter muscle (a muscle important in preventing leakage) following prostate surgery. It can also be associated with radiation therapy and procedures on the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia (i.e. transurethral resection of the prostate or TURP).
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