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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Overflow Incontinence
Overflow incontinence means that you have the urge to urinate but can release only a small amount. This can be due to a weak bladder muscle or to blockage. Since your bladder doesn't empty as it should, it gets too full. It then leaks urine later, even though you feel no urge to urinate.
Overflow incontinence can be caused by:
Symptoms of overflow incontinence include:
Women can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
Medicines are rarely used to treat overflow incontinence in women.
Men can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
Current as of:
February 10, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineAvery L. Seifert MD - Urology
Current as of: February 10, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Avery L. Seifert MD - Urology
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