Urinary Incontinence in Men

About Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence is caused by a functional abnormality of the urinary system, particularly in men with prostate disease. There are three types of incontinence that men may experience: urgency, stress, or mixed.

Urgency Incontinence:

  • Feeling a strong need to urinate suddenly
  • Urge to urinate is so strong that you cannot make it to the bathroom in time

Stress Incontinence:

  • Leak urine when you laugh, cough, or sneeze

Mixed Incontinence is having symptoms of both urgency and stress incontinence.

Treatment Options:

  • Behavioral Treatments:
    • Limiting fluids to certain times of the day
    • Kegels, or bladder training exercises
  • Medicines to relax the bladder and improve urine flow
  • Surgical Options:
    • Artificial Sphincter
    • Male Sling
    • Urinary Diversion