What Causes Incontinence in Women? How Is It Treated?

Involuntary urination, which is called urinary incontinence in medical literature, refers to all kinds of complaints where patients cannot hold urine. Urinary incontinence problems in women cause loss of self confidence and quality of life. Urinary incontinence problem, which restricts daily activities and prevents healthy participation in social life, is usually not expressed due to feeling of embarrassment. We can say that women who gave natural child birth experience this problem in older ages, especially during menopause. Urinary incontinence problem in young women can happen due to weight problems, pregnancy, puerperality, use of some medications and and some chronic diseases. However today it is quite possible to get rid of urinary incontinence problem in a very practical way with surgical or non-surgical procedures. Before deciding which method treatment will be performed, the causes and type of urinary incontinence should be determined.

Why Does Urinary Incontinence Happen?

We can list causes of urinary incontinence in women as follows:

  • Vaginal infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Miltiple child births
  • Giving birth for an overweight baby
  • When an expectant mother starts delivering with high weight
  • Hormonal changes
  • Chronic constipation
  • Disorders affecting the nervous system
  • Some chronic diseases
  • Aging
  • Obesity

How Does Urinary Incontinence After Natural Birth Happen?

Urinary incontinence after natural birth is considered to be withing the category of stress type urinary incontinence. Stress incontinence is a type of urinary incontinence that occurs in situations where abdominal internal pressure is increased. For women who have urinary incontinence in the postpartum period, this situation should improve with the recovery of the vagina. In case the problem continues, patients should contact a doctor.

How Is Urinary Incontinence Treated?

Urinary incontinence in women is treated with different approaches that include surgical or non-surgical methods. The most effective and widely used treatment methods are:

  • Laser urinary incontinence treatment
  • Urinary incontinence surgery
  • Kegel exercises

Laser technology offers effective results in eliminating urinary incontinence problems caused by vaginal deformations, which do not include problems such as bladder sagging. Laser urinary incontinence treatment is a comfortable option which can be performed painlessly and does not interrupt daily life after the procedure. The posts in laser urinary incontinence treatment comment pages has a large effect in the popularity of this procedure. Laser treatment may not be sufficient in cases where patients haved advanced and multiple deformations. In this situations, urinary incontinence surgeries are brought forward. Urinary incontinence surgery can be performed with 2 different surgical techniques in patients who meet the surgical health conditions and are decided to be performed surgery on.

  • TVT (Transvaginal Tape): It is the suspension method that pulls the urinary bladder to the required level. Specially produced tapes are used in the surgery.
  • TOT (Trans Obturator Tape): It is implemented using similar techniques with TVT. TOT is also a suspension method like TVT. The difference is in the material used and the way the surgeon reaches to the urinary tract.

After the surgery, in order to lower the risk of infection, the doctor’s instructions should be strictly followed and the hygiene rules should be taken into consideration at the maximum level. One of the factors that trigger infection is sexual intercourse. For sexual intercourse after urinary incontinence surgery, patients have to wait for 1 month.

Is Urinary Incontinence Exercises Effective For Women?

Urinary incontinence exercises for women are effective and supportive to a degree. In the treatment of urinary incontinence problems which happen due to weakening of the pelvic floor muscles, control of the muscles is learned with kegel exercises.

Is Urinary Incontinence Medicine Effective?

There are medicines which limit the amount of urine and reduce the need to urinate at night. However these medicines are not effective in in curing or treating urinary incontinence in women. Such drugs only help reduce the feeling of urgency and the need to urinate frequently.

What Should We Prioritize When Researching Hospitals For Urinary Incontinence Treatment?

There are two important issues when researching for hospitals that treat urinary incontinence. The first is the technological equipment of the hospital, and the second is the expertise of the doctor who will perform the procedure, both in their field and practice. Urinary incontinence laser technology is a special technology. Since government hospitals may not have such technologies, patients may have to look into private hospitals. Women who have urinary incontinence problems should consult to gynecologists. In our clinic, non-surgical urinary incontinence treatments are performed with advanced carbon dioxide laser technology. The evaluations of our patients who experience urinary incontinence problems after child birth state that their urinary incontinence complaints are over and quality of sexual life is improved. Although urinary incontinence laser therapy is effective for rather minimal problems, the resulting benefits are at a maximum. You can contact us to have more information about  our surgical and non-surgical urinary incontinence treatments, and take the first step for your treatment via filling the form at https://www.yuliyadoster.com/online-randevu/

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