Incontinence can be
used to describe an unintentional loss of:
- urine from the bladder – known as urinary incontinence
- faeces (poo) or flatus (wind) from the bowel – known as faecal/bowel incontinence.
Incontinence can range in severity from a small leak to complete loss of bladder/bowel control. If you suffer from incontinence of any kind, it helps to talk to a medical professional who can suggest various coping strategies.
There are different
types of urinary incontinence :
Stress urinary incontinence :