Female incontinence

Female incontinence 2017-11-23T14:30:00+00:00

Incontinence is the involuntary loss of either urine (urinary incontinence) or faeces (faecal incontinence).

A large proportion of adult women have urinary incontinence. There are two main types of urinary incontinence – Stress Incontinence and Urge Incontinence.

We recommend the following factsheets by the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), which is dedicated to global advancement of urogynecological knowledge and patient care through education and the promotion of basic and clinical research on disorders of the female pelvic floor:

Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Guide for Women

Overactive Bladder: A Guide for Women

Low-Dose Vaginal Estrogen Therapy: A Guide for Women