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Female Urinary Stress Incontinence

Female urinary stress incontinence

Increased pressure on the bladder caused by sneezing, coughing, laughing, or straining can force urine past the neck of the bladder and out through the urethra.

Current as of: February 11, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Avery L. Seifert MD - Urology

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