This world continence week, the team at Urology Specialists wants patients to understand that they don’t have to live with incontinence. About 1 in 6 U.S. adults struggle with bladder incontinence, while about 1 in 12 U.S. adults reported symptoms of bowel incontinence in the past 30 days. There are millions of people living with these conditions, and too many are not getting help. Only about 1 in 8 adults with bladder control symptoms have been officially diagnosed, and on average it takes 6.5 years of incontinence symptoms before women seek an official diagnosis.
However, with a number of treatment options available, incontinence can be beaten. If you’re constantly leaving the house with pads or looking for the nearest restroom, contact Urology Specialists to schedule a consultation and discuss treatment. Our urologists are board-certified and have extensive experience diagnosing and treating incontinence, and will work to find the best treatment option for your specific case. Take control back this world continence week and contact Urology Specialists today!