Urinary incontinence can often be successfully treated once we have determined the cause. So before you can be treated, we will need to run some tests to find out what is causing your incontinence. Tests for incontinence may include:
- Keeping a bladder diary
- Blood test
- Postvoid residual (PVR) measurement
- Pelvic ultrasound
- Stress test (cough test)
- Urodynamic testing
Once we have determined the cause of your incontinence, we can begin to develop a treatment plan. There are a number of available urinary incontinence treatments. Some are relatively simple; others are more extensive. We normally start with the least invasive treatment that we believe will be successful in treating your incontinence, then move toward more aggressive treatments if your urinary incontinence persists.
Urinary incontinence treatments for men may include:
- Behavioral techniques
- Physical therapy
- Medical devices (e.g., external catheter, penile clamp)
- Interventional therapies (e.g., bulking agents, botox, electrical stimulation)
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Non-Surgical Treatment of Incontinence
For more information on treatments for urinary incontinence, contact Leroy Jones, MD, urology specialist of San Antonio.