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Urinary Incontinence

How do medical issues other than surgical history affect incontinence?

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    A variety of medical issues beyond surgical history can affect incontinence. As you age, for example, your spine can develop spurs that can pinch nerves that control the bladder. A minor stroke can affect the center of the brain that controls the bladder, creating overactivity. Stroke, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease can also affect bladder function.
     
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