• urine
  • 1) Impaired cognition 2) Impaired mobility 3) Fluid and electrolyte imbalances 4) Medical disorders (e.g., urinary tract infections), resulting in inability to manage urine 5) Certain medications 4. (docplayer.net)
  • A urine test can determine if these symptoms are caused by a bacterial infection. (umm.edu)
  • The urinary system helps maintain proper water and salt balance throughout the body and also expels urine from the body. (umm.edu)
  • Diagnosis
  • The key to accurate diagnosis of urinary incontinence is consideration of all possible causes during the initial assessment. (aafp.org)
  • Diagnosis and therapy are more difficult when more than one cause is present, but the cause or causes of incontinence must be identified to provide effective treatment. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Secondly, once these investigations confirm the absence of other diseases then the symptoms may be assessed to see if it meets with any specific criteria that is considered for IBS diagnosis, namely the Rome criteria or Manning criteria. (healthhype.com)
  • An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of urinary tract infections. (umm.edu)
  • stool
  • Most people think it is a condition associated with frequent bowel movements and diarrhea but there are different types of IBS and various other symptoms like abdominal cramps, gas, bloating and mucus in the stool. (healthhype.com)
  • Other symptoms that occur with IBS includes mucus in the stool, excessive flatulence, a bloated sensation and abdominal distension. (healthhype.com)
  • 300 mL of stool) and frequency (the passage of more than three unformed stools) during a 24-hour period. (cancer.gov)
  • constipation
  • 9 Toilet refusal and encopresis are generally interchangeable from a clinical standpoint because they share a constellation of symptoms: constipation, low-fiber intake, painful bowel movements, bowel-movement withholding, and/or toilet avoidance. (aappublications.org)
  • estrogen
  • When women reach menopause, the decrease in estrogen thins the lining of the urinary tract, which increases susceptibility to bacterial infections. (umm.edu)
  • feces
  • 5 Soiling may be attributable to leakage of liquid feces and mucus surrounding a large fecal mass or to incomplete defecation, when anal sphincter constriction propels some of a partially extruded fecal mass into the clothing and some of it back into the rectosigmoid. (aappublications.org)
  • surgical
  • Others believe that if the incontinence is severe and correctable by surgical means, a trial of medical therapy is not mandatory and does not need to be performed if the informed patient chooses to proceed directly to surgery. (medscape.com)
  • varies
  • The reported incidence of urinary incontinence varies considerably depending on the age of the study population, the study methods and the definition of the problem. (aafp.org)
  • incidence
  • The results confirm that Urgent PC's PTNS reduces the incidence of voiding episodes at a rate comparable to tolterodine LA, known by the trade name Detrol(R) LA (Pfizer), the leading pharmaceutical therapy for OAB. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Signs
  • It is often self-diagnosed but irritable bowel syndrome presents with specific signs and symptoms and has to meet with certain criteria in order to be diagnosed. (healthhype.com)