Urinary Incontinence Treatment: Causes and Solutions

Urinary Incontinence Treatment

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is a condition that causes uncontrolled leakage of urine. This can lead to social and psychological problems. There are different types of incontinence and each type has its own causes and symptoms. It can occur at any age, although it is more common in older people.

Definition of urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is defined as involuntary leakage of urine. This can be due to weakness of the pelvic muscles, nerve damage or certain medical conditions.

Types of urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be of different types: stress, emergency, overactive bladder and functional. Each type has different causes and symptoms.

Causes of Urinary Incontinence

There are many causes of urinary incontinence. These causes can vary depending on age, gender, medical conditions and lifestyle factors.

Physiological causes

Physiological causes such as hormonal changes, pelvic muscle weakness and bladder infections can lead to urinary incontinence.

Neurological causes

Nerve damage or certain neurological diseases can cause urinary incontinence. People with diabetes or Parkinson's disease are particularly at increased risk.

Age-related causes

As you get older, the risk of urinary incontinence increases. This risk is higher in postmenopausal women and men with prostate problems.

Other medical conditions

Some medical conditions, especially urinary tract infections and side effects of certain medications, can cause urinary incontinence.

Symptoms of Urinary Incontinence

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Frequent urination

Some people may urinate more than several times a day. This may be a sign of an overactive bladder.

Sudden urinary urgency

Sudden urinary urgency is the sudden need to go to the toilet. This can be a symptom of emergency urinary incontinence.

Nocturnal enuresis

Some people may have to urinate several times during the night. This can be a symptom of nocturnal enuresis.

Risk Factors

The risk of urinary incontinence may increase depending on factors such as age, gender, pregnancy, childbirth and chronic diseases.


As we get older, the risk of urinary incontinence increases. This is because the pelvic muscles weaken and nerve function decreases.


Women are at risk of urinary incontinence due to childbirth, menopause and pelvic organ prolapse.

Pregnancy and childbirth

During pregnancy and after childbirth, the pelvic muscles can weaken. This can increase the risk of urinary incontinence.

Chronic diseases

Chronic diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis can increase the risk of urinary incontinence.

Diagnostic Methods

To diagnose urinary incontinence, your doctor may perform various tests, such as physical examinations, urine tests and imaging methods.

Physical examination

The doctor can check your pelvic area and nerve function.

Urine tests

Urine tests are done to detect urinary tract infections or other problems.

Imaging methods

Imaging tests such as ultrasound, CT scan or MRI can be used to determine the cause of urinary incontinence.

Treatment Options

Treatment for urinary incontinence can vary depending on the type and severity of incontinence. You can choose from medication, physiotherapy, surgery and alternative treatments.


Some medicines can relieve the symptoms of urinary incontinence.

Physical therapy

Pelvic floor exercises can be used to prevent urinary incontinence.

Surgical methods

Op. Dr. Tuba Nadide Yılmaz is an expert in laser and surgical treatment. These methods can permanently solve the problem of urinary incontinence.

Alternative treatments

Alternative therapies such as biofeedback and acupuncture can be helpful for some people.

Preventive Recommendations

To prevent urinary incontinence, you can do pelvic floor exercises, pay attention to proper fluid intake and review your eating habits.

Pelvic floor exercises

These exercises strengthen the pelvic muscles and prevent urinary incontinence.

Correct fluid intake

Excessive fluid consumption can increase the risk of urinary incontinence. Therefore, you should keep your fluid intake in balance.

Dietary habits

Some foods and drinks can trigger urinary incontinence. Therefore, you should review your eating habits.

Urinary Incontinence and Psychology

Urinary incontinence can negatively affect an individual's psychological state. Therefore, it is important to join support groups or seek counseling services to deal with this problem.

Psychological effects

Incontinence can reduce self-esteem and cause social isolation.

Support groups and counseling

Support groups can help people with urinary incontinence. Counseling services can offer strategies for dealing with this problem.


Urinary incontinence is a common problem for many people. However, with the right diagnosis and treatment, this problem can be controlled.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find the most frequently asked questions and answers about urinary incontinence in this section.

Does urinary incontinence occur at any age?

Yes, urinary incontinence can occur at any age, but it is more common in older people.

Which doctor should I consult for treatment of urinary incontinence?

You can consult a urologist or gynecologist. Especially Op. Dr. Tuba Nadide Yilmaz is an expert in laser and surgical treatment.

How long does treatment for urinary incontinence last?

The duration of treatment may vary depending on the type and severity of incontinence.

Are there side effects of incontinence treatment?

Every treatment method has potential side effects. Therefore, you should discuss your treatment options with your doctor.

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What are the Possible Causes of Urinary Incontinence?

Among the main factors that play a role in the formation of urinary incontinence are the following:

  • Physiological changes during pregnancy and postpartum
  • Hormonal changes during menopause
  • Relaxation of pelvic muscles due to advancing age
  • Conditions that increase intra-abdominal pressure such as coughing, sneezing, exercise
  • Bladder infections and inflammation
  • Prolapse of the urethra and vaginal walls
  • Nerve damage and muscle weakness

Which treatment methods are effective?

Today, there are various treatment options available to permanently correct urinary incontinence. Dr. Tuba Nadide Yılmaz's most preferred methods:

PRP Treatment: A person's own plasma rich in growth factors is injected into the bladder area. It stimulates cell regeneration.

Laser Treatments: With the carbon dioxide laser, vaginal walls are tightened and sagging is eliminated.

Vaginal Wall Supports: Special instruments provide vaginal support and prevent sagging.

Pelvic Floor Exercises: Exercises that help to increase muscle strength.

How long the treatment is effective

Although it varies according to the treatment applied, in general, the results obtained can last for more than 1 year. When the effect of the treatment starts to decrease, the procedure can be repeated. Thus, the problem is solved permanently in the long term.

Frequently Asked Questions About Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Which treatment methods are available?

There are many effective treatments such as Emsella, PRP, laser, pelvic floor exercises, and vaginal wall supporters. The most suitable method is determined for the person.

Who should not be treated for urinary incontinence?

Caution should be exercised in pregnant and lactating women, in patients with active infection, in patients with certain chronic diseases.

What are the side effects of treatment?

Generally mild side effects may occur. Serious side effects are rare. In cases such as allergic reactions, a physician should be consulted.

How often should it be repeated?

If the effect decreases after an average of 1 year, the treatment should be repeated. It varies according to the person.

Does urinary incontinence go away completely?

After treatment with the right methods, the problem of urinary incontinence can be completely eliminated. However, it may recur.

Which method is most effective?

It depends on the person. Generally, laser treatments and the Emsella method give the most successful results.

How many sessions are required?

Depending on the patient, 3-4 sessions may be required. The doctor decides the number of sessions.

Dear women, you can consult Dr. Tuba Nadide Yılmaz for all your questions. She will bring you to self-confident days with her specialized urinary incontinence treatment.

Dr. Tuba Nadide Yilmaz

Dr. Tuba Nadide Yilmaz

Obstetrician Dr. Tuba Nadide Yilmaz is a leading expert in her field, specializing in genital aesthetics and health services with extensive knowledge and experience. She offers comprehensive guidance for maintaining a healthy lifestyle along with customized solutions that cater to individual patient needs using modern treatment methods. We endeavor to restore your self-confidence. Please feel free to contact us for any questions or appointment requests. Our top priority is your health.