About Us
Bladder Disorders
Kidney Disorders
Prostate Disorders
Testicular Disorders
Low Testosterone
Erectile Dysfunction
Bladder Incontinence FL

Bladder Incontinence

Bladder Incontinence
Bladder Disorders
Bladder Overactive
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Incontinence
Bladder Infections
Bladder Dysfunction
Bladder Spasms
Bladder Stones
Bladder Inflammation
Bladder Hematuria
Kidney Disorders
Kidney Stones
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Cysts
Kidney Infection
Kidney Pain
Kidney Failure
Kidney Hematuria
Prostate Disorders
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Enlargement
Prostate Infection
Prostate Pain
Prostate Hematuria
General Urology Conditions
Low Testosterone
Erectile Dysfunction
Office Procedures
Surgical Procedures
Visit the Virtual Practice of
Dr. Harold Tsai
Bladder Incontinence in and near Florida

Bladder Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine and affects over 13 million people in the U.S. The majority are women (85%).


Women: weakening of the urinary sphincter, pelvic muscles , overactivity of bladder muscle
Men: damage to the urethral sphincter usually from prostate surgery or procedure
Both: any kind of pelvic trauma, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke, birth defects


Stress incontinence:  SUI results from urinary leakage related to laughing, sneezing , coughing, straining
Urge incontinence: leakage associated with urgency and inability to control urination
Mixed incontinence: combination of stress and urge incontinence
Overflow incontinence: bladder leaks as a result of being full and there is never complete emptying
Total incontinence: the urinary sphincter is completely deficient and there is continuous leakage


Incontinence is reported to the urologist by the patient.  The degree of incontinence can be quantitated by number of pads worn, frequency of leakage, volume of urine, and total daily episodes.
Urinalysis is needed to rule out a urinary tract infection.
Post-void residual is measured to evaluate the amount of volume of urine retained in the bladder.
Cystoscopy is performed to assess for any structural or sphincter damage.
Urodynamics: complex test performed in the office which measures the urinary flow rate and internal pressure of the bladder as it fills with urine, and control of the urethral sphincter muscles


Male incontinence: absorbent products including pads, and absorbent undergarments; catheters; external collection devices known as condom catheters; surgery (male sling and artificial urinary sphincter, www.ams.com
Female incontinence: injection or bulking therapy to the urethral (Durasphere, www.colpopast.com)
Injection to bladder with botox (www.allergan.com)
Pelvic floor stimulation with the Intone device, www.incontrolmedical.com
Transurethral radiofrequency treatment of the urethral, www.lyrette.com
Surgical placement of a sling, www.coloplast.us


Kegel exercises, physical therapy, fluid restriction, weight reduction, control of primary medical or neurological disease

Bladder Incontinence FL

Bladder Incontinence

Bladder Incontinence
Urology Fort Myers
Urology Fort Myers
Urology Fort Myers
Urology Fort Myers
Urology Fort Myers





























Urology Ft Myers Urology Ft Myers FL Urology Ft Myers Florida Ft Myers Urology
Urology Estero Urology Estero FL Urology Estero Florida Estero Urology
Urology Cape Coral Urology Cape Coral FL Urology Cape Coral Florida Cape Coral Urology
Urology Ft Myers Beach UrologyFt Myers Beach FL Urology Ft Myers Beach Florida Ft Myers Beach Urology
Urology Naples Urology Naples FL Urology Naples Florida Naples Urology
Urology Bonita Springs Urology Bonita Springs FL Urology Bonita Springs Florida Bonita Springs Urology
Urology Barefoot Beach Urology Barefoot Beach FL Urology Barefoot Beach Florida Barefoot Beach Urology
Urology Marco Island Urology Marco Island FL Urology Marco Island Florida Marco Island Urology
Urology Punta Gorda Urology Punta Gorda FL Urology Punta Gorda Florida Punta Gorda Urology