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Stress Incontinence: Symptoms, Risk Factors & Treatments


Electrical stimulation is another treatment, and it sends a mild electrical current through your pelvic floor muscles.


Medication. There are currently no FDA-approved medications to treat stress incontinence. Both oral and topical estrogen supplements may help in women. Sometimes, pseudoephedrine is used with success. The FDA is evaluating Cymbalta, an antidepressant, which seems to show promise in treating stress incontinence.

Surgery. If you have a severe case of stress incontinence, to the point that it interferes with your everyday life, your doctor may recommend surgery.


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