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What Causes Incontinence in Men?

Although urinary incontinence is a common health problem, it is a neglected condition due to deficiencies in consulting a doctor or expressing it. It can be seen in all ages and genders, Treatment alternatives vary according to the type and cause of urinary incontinence. Neurological or hormonal disorders may underlie urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is less common in men due to the stronger musculature that enables urine retention.

Dripping at the end of the urine is the dripping of urine when you stand up after you finish urinating. There may be enough leakage to wet the clothes. It is more common in men with benign prostate enlargement. Since prostate enlargement causes inability to urinate, comfortable urination can be achieved by operation (prostatectomy). In the first few weeks after this surgery, leakage can be observed in the form of drips.

prostate enlargement; It is a very common condition in men after the age of 50. In about half of those with prostate enlargement, there may be no obstruction in urinary discharge. However, if not treated early, the bladder may increase in muscle tissue to empty the urine. This thickens the bladder wall. Thickening of the bladder wall causes irreversible damage and causes it to not perform its storage and discharge function properly. Urinary incontinence may occur after excessive urgency.

In the treatment of prostate cancer, urinary incontinence may occur in the early postoperative period due to the disruption of some mechanisms that help to retain urine in the bladder and prostate junction during the removal of the entire prostate.