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Do men get overactive bladder?

Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Medicine
Although women suffer more often from overactive bladder, men may experience symptoms resulting from prostate enlargement or obstruction. They may also have weak bladder muscles, infection of the bladder or prostate, bladder stones or bladder cancer. Neurologic conditions such as Parkinson's disease, nerve damage from a stroke, multiple sclerosis and diabetes can also cause symptoms of overactive bladder.

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