Urinary Incontinence Incontinence is becoming more and more common in fact there are more than 5 million people in Australia who suffer from incontinence. According to a recent survey it has been found that women outnumber men when we talk of incontinence.
What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence? Incontinence can be of various types and so are the symptoms. The most common type of incontinence is stress incontinence and urges incontinence.
• – Stress Incontinence. Urination is a big problem as the pelvic floor muscles weekends and cannot control urination. It can lead to embarrassing situation when urine can leak in case of pressure related activities such as on laughing or coughing
• – Urge Incontinence. In case of urge in consistence, if you feel the pressure and have an urge, you are not able to control the urine and it leaks.
• Both these condition can be by their own or can be in combination of both
At Medical Skin Clinic, we have treatment for Incontinence in Geelong. We tend to study the actual cause of the condition and then custom make the treatment. Stress in continence is caused due to weakling of the pelvis muscles however in case of urge incontinence it is caused due to over activity of muscles.
Following are few of the reason why this could happen
• – Pregnancy and vaginal birth • – Obesity • – Family history of incontinence • – Increasing age • – Prostate problems and prostate surgery Our team of professionals makes sure to discuss the patient’s condition and hence provide assessment with the help of ultrasound and various examinations. There are both non-surgical methods as well as surgical methods available. Our team of specialist always try to cure the problem first with the use of non-surgical methods which include lifestyle change, dietcontrol, meditation and medication, and but pelvic floor muscles. If the condition does not improve then there is an alternative of surgical procedures such as transobturator tape procedure (TOT) and retro pubic tape procedure or tension-free vaginal tape procedure (TVT) for stress Incontinence and an open colposuspensiona laparoscopic (‘keyhole’) colposuspension for urge Incontinence in Geelong.