Which medical conditions complicate or exacerbate urinary incontinence?

Updated: Sep 23, 2019
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Relevant complicating or exacerbating medical problems may include the following:

  • Chronic cough

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Obesity [32]

  • Connective tissue disorders

  • Postmenopausal hypoestrogenism

  • CNS or spinal cord disorders

  • Chronic UTIs

  • Urinary tract stones

  • Cancer of pelvic organs


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