Problems with the bladder are not unusual, but can be distressing and result in loss of confidence and reduction in a women’s quality of life as it interferes with day to day activities. The sudden involuntary loss of urine or difficulty holding onto urine in the bladder is extremely common, affecting 60-70% of all women and more so after childbirth and additionally with advancing age. At the Surrey Park Clinic we look to diagnose and find solutions to get you back to a comfortable, confident life again.
There are two types of incontinence:
This is where loss of urine occurs with straining, coughing, laughing or sudden movement. It is usually due to a change in the pelvic anatomy or weakening of the pelvic floor, so when there is a rise in abdominal pressure, the direction of pressure does not act to close the urethra (tube leading from the bladder), but instead is directed on the bladder resulting in involuntary loss of urine.
Symptoms can include:
All of our Consultant Gynaecologists are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of Bladder and Urinary Incontinence issues. At the Surrey Park Clinic consultations include:
Following a review of the results, your Consultant will create a treatment plan that is personalised to you.
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