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Surgical Treatment of Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

Surgical Treatment of Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

It’s important to understand how a health condition is connected to its root cause, in order to manage it and minimize its impact. When it comes to incontinence in men, prostate surgery is one of the major causes.  Men are highly likely to suffer from stress urinary incontinence after undergoing a surgical treatment or radiation therapy for prostate cancer. There are adult diapers for men available online with which they can manage their incontinence episodes. When one urinates, the urine leaves the bladder and then passes through the urethra. However, after prostate surgery, the prostate gland’s size might get bigger, due to which it starts blocking the urethra. As a result, it leads to urine retention, thereby significantly impacting one’s...
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World Continence Week #PowerToChange

World Continence Week #PowerToChange

Smitha R. Kumari*, 32, a resident of Bhopal, experienced something unusual on the fourth day after having delivered a baby girl. She noticed unexpected urine leaks from her bladder and started to worry about it. However, instead of openly talking to someone in her family about it, she shrugged it off as a mere postnatal health condition, that would resolve itself soon. But, the situation did not improve. As a result, it became more difficult for her to cope with it. Being secretive about it was just not working out, either. So, after a few weeks of ignoring this uncomfortable situation, Smitha consulted her doctor and found out that she was going through stress urinary incontinence, which is common during or...
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How to Help your Loved Ones Facing Incontinence

How to Help your Loved Ones Facing Incontinence

to bring a smile to the face of a troubled individual, especially a family member or close friend, by helping them live a better life. There are many health conditions that can ruin one’s mobility, leaving them bedridden or unable to carry out day-to-day tasks, without needing assistance. Incontinence is one such health condition. When a person loses the ability to control their bladder or bowel movements, it is referred to as urinary or bowel incontinence, respectively. Being a caretaker for someone suffering from bowel or urinary incontinence is exactly like taking care of a toddler, as they might have mobility issues. Sometimes, it might get annoying or frustrating. Hence, it is important to be prepared for all possible hassles...
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