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What role does my medical history play in an overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Your medical history plays a large role in finding the cause of your overactive bladder. Your doctor will review your previous illnesses, family history and previous surgeries to help identify the factors that may be causing your bladder problems. Make sure you provide details of your medical history, including medications, to your doctor.

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