In-depth

Causes

Cerebral palsy

Diabetic neuropathy

Traumatic brain injury

While mild traumatic brain injury generally results in few long-term problems, more severe injury can cause several physical, emotional, behavioral, communication and cognitive problems.

Complications

Bone metastasis

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Managing diabetic neuropathy complications

Lifestyle and home remedies

Bladder control: Lifestyle strategies

Dietary fiber

Kegel exercises for men

Prevention

Kegel exercises

Risk factors

Aging

Symptoms

Symptom Checker

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Vaginal atrophy

Tests and diagnosis

Cystoscopy

Ultrasound

Urinalysis

Treatments and drugs

Bladder control problems in women: Seek treatment

Bladder control problems: Medications

Urinary incontinence surgery in women

July 13, 2017
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