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Does radical prostatectomy lead to incontinence?

Although urinary incontinence is extremely common in the aftermath of prostate surgery, for most patients, it’s a temporary problem. The majority of men improve in the first six months to a year.

After the one year mark, it is very unlikely the incontinence will go away  untreated --- and many men are reluctant to seek treatment because they’re hoping it will go away on its own.

Fortunately, post surgery incontinence is a condition that we can treat very effectively using minimally invasive methods.

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