Urinary Incontinence - Symptoms
Urinary incontinence can be present in any of the following forms:
Stress incontinence: leaking caused by sudden pressure while coughing, sneezing, exercising, dancing and swimming.
- sensitive or overactive bladder
- the urge arises even with a small quantity of urine in the bladder
- increased frequency, more than 8 to 10 times a day
- urge to urinate even at the thought or sound of water, or during sexual activity
- certain medications causing an urge of incontinence
Overflow incontinence: dribbling urine when the bladder fails to empty properly.
It is possible to have one or all combinations of the aforementioned symptoms.