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Notes on Women's Health
Notes on Women's Health

Category: Urinary Incontinence

Leaking Urine? Urinary Incontinence

One of the most common complaints we see in clinical practice is urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leaking of urine. 

Many women are reluctant to discuss this complaint with their providers as they are embarrassed, are unaware that treatments exist, and/or fear surgery.  I commonly hear from my patients that they thought that leaking urine is “what happens as women age” and “normal after childbirth”.  While the prevalence of leaking urine does increase with age, we don’t consider this a normal symptom, and treatment does exist! Read More