What is the medical morbidity associated with urinary incontinence?

Updated: Sep 23, 2019
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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The medical morbidity includes includes the following:

  • Perineal candidal infections
  • Cellulitis
  • Pressure sores
  • Constant skin irritation and moisture
  • Falls and subsequent fractures from slipping on urine
  • Sleep deprivation from nocturia

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