Voiding dysfunction can encompass many disorders for many reasons. There can be anatomical causes of voiding dysfunction as well as neurological causes.
Urinary incontinence is a patient unable to control urine flow.
There are four types of urinary incontinence:
- Stress Incontinence: An pressure on the abdomen and pelvis, such as sneezing, coughing or laughing, exercise will cause leak of urine.
- Urge Incontinence: Sudden urge to urinate followed by leakage of urine.
- Mixed Urinary Incontinence: Combination of both stress and urge incontinence.
- Overflow Incontinence: Since the bladder is never completely empty this causes leakage of the overflow of urine.