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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for the appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with urinary incontinence?

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Is the appointment with your primary care doctor or a specialist such as a urologist?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Urinary Incontinence? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Urinary Incontinence

Top 10 Questions about Urinary Incontinence

  1. What is urinary incontinence and what causes it?
  2. What are the types of urinary incontinence and what type do I have?
  3. Should I see a urologist for my urinary incontinence?
  4. What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence?
  5. Could an underlying medical condition or a medication be causing my symptoms?
  6. What are my treatment options for urinary incontinence?
  7. Are there exercises I can do to help my urinary incontinence and activities I should avoid?
  8. What lifestyle changes can help my urinary incontinence, including dietary changes, fluid restriction, weight loss, and stopping smoking?
  9. What medications can treat urinary incontinence and how long do they take to start working?
  1. What is urinary incontinence and what causes it?
  2. What are the types of urinary incontinence and what type do I have?
  3. Should I see a urologist for my urinary incontinence?
  4. Is urinary incontinence curable or controllable?
  5. How will urinary incontinence affect my daily life and long-term health, including my urinary tract health?
  6. How can I lower my risk of developing complications?
  7. What types of healthcare providers, such as a urologist, do I need to see and how often do I need to see them?
  8. Will my urinary incontinence get worse over time?
  9. How will I know if my urinary incontinence is getting worse?
  10. What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence?
  11. Could an underlying medical condition or a medication be causing my symptoms?
  12. How is urinary incontinence diagnosed and what kinds of tests, such as a urinalysis or imaging exam, might I need?
  13. Can my primary care doctor diagnose urinary incontinence or will I need to see a specialist, such as a urologist?
  14. When and how will I learn of my diagnosis?
  15. Does urinary incontinence get worse over time?
  16. How does urinary incontinence affect your life and long-term health?
  17. What are my treatment options for urinary incontinence?
  18. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my urinary incontinence?
  19. When is surgery indicated to treat urinary incontinence and what are the options?
  20. Am I a good candidate for a bladder training program?
  21. What steps can I take to protect my skin?
  22. Are there exercises I can do to help my urinary incontinence and activities I should avoid?
  23. What lifestyle changes can help my urinary incontinence, including dietary changes, fluid restriction, weight loss, and stopping smoking?
  24. What support groups or therapists are available to help me deal with social inhibitions, emotional issues, and intimacy problems?
  25. How will I know if my treatment plan is working well or if it needs to be changed?
  26. What medications can treat urinary incontinence and how long do they take to start working?
  27. Are there any side effects of my urinary incontinence medication that should prompt me to call you or to stop taking it?
  28. Are there strategies I can use to deal with any unpleasant side effects?
  29. How and when should I take my medication and what should I do if I miss a dose?
  30. How long will I need to use medication for urinary incontinence?
  31. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my medication for urinary incontinence?