When should I seek medical assistance?
Seeking prompt medical assistance is the first step towards relief from and handling the symptoms of urinary incontinence. You can seek medical assistance if one of the following symptoms manifests:
- You experience slight urine leakage when you laugh, cough, work out or make sudden movements.
- When you feel constant pressure in the vagina or the lower belly, resulting in going to the bathroom often or slight urine leakage.
- When you feel the urge to urinate often or you suddenly feel an urgent need to urinate, possibly with urine leakage before you reach the bathroom.
- If urination is difficult or painful.
- If you suffer from frequent bladder infections which result in slight leakage.
- If you notice leakage of urine following surgery.