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How common is incontinence in children and adults? What

Patient: How common is incontinence in children and adults? What are the most common methods of handling incontinence?

 

 

Symptoms: Incontinence

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Urinary incontinence is less common in children than in older adults (after 50). In post -menopausal women, 33 % of them may have incontinence.Generally, incontinence is more common in males than women in children and young adults. If you think you have incontinence, please see a Doctor to get help.Treatment can be as simple as behaviour therapy or getting surgery done in advanced cases.Hope this helps you. All the best

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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