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Why do I feel so much shame about my overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you experience overactive bladder symptoms, you may feel embarrassment about leakage and wetting accidents. Such feelings, along with anxiety and distress, are common. Talk to your doctor or a close friend about your feelings.

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