They may be very slight and occasional leakages, or more severe and regular.
Seek your doctorís advice to determine your type of incontinence, based on how and when urine loss occurs.
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STRESS INCONTINENCEMinor urine loss happens when laughing, coughing, sneezing, during exercise, bending down or lifting something heavy. It occurs when the muscles are weakened and there is pressure on the bladder.
URGE INCONTINENCEOccurs suddenly, accompanied by a sudden and intense urge to go to the toilet. The bladder presents sudden contractions, causing the urge to urinate.
This is a combination of stress incontinence and urge incontinence.
Incontinence caused by disability of the patient, in cases of dementia or serious neurological impairment, such as Alzheimerís or Parkinsonís Disease.
Urine loss during the night - more frequent with children but can also occur in adulthood.