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uri·na·ry in·con·ti·nence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enuresis, urinary incontinencenoun

    inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination


  1. urinary incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is a common condition characterized by the involuntary loss or leakage of urine due to loss of bladder control. It can range from a mild, occasional leakage to a sudden, strong urge to urinate that's difficult to control. This can happen as a result of various health conditions or changes, such as aging, pregnancy, childbirth, menopause in women, prostate issues in men, or neurological disorders.


  1. Urinary incontinence

    Urinary incontinence, involuntary urination, or enuresis is any involuntary leakage of urine. It can be a common and distressing problem, which may have a profound impact on quality of life. Urinary incontinence almost always results from an underlying treatable medical condition but is under-reported to medical practitioners.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Urinary Incontinence

    Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urinary incontinence in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urinary incontinence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of urinary incontinence in a Sentence

  1. James Pickar:

    Women should be made aware that although vaginal symptoms and urinary incontinence tend to become worse in the years following menopause, treatments are available, if needed, as are treatments for depression.

  2. Tatyana Shamliyan:

    We receive invitations for mammography. It should be the same for urinary incontinence. We would ask, do you have the symptoms? If you do, contact your physician.

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