Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Can't hold in your urine? You might be in trouble

Urinary incontinence - the uncontrolled leakage of urine- can hit young and older adults.

Dr Tan Yung Khan, a senior consultant urologist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, emphasised the importance of seeking medical assistance early, as incontinence can severely impact a person's quality of life.

He told The New Paper: "As adult incontinence is also a symptom for bladder cancers, urinary tract infections and spinal cord injuries, getting diagnosed early allows the patient to detect those severe conditions before it deteriorates."

Ref: http://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/cant-hold-your-urine-you-might-be-trouble

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