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Is urinary incontinence a chronic issue?

Urinary incontinence may be a chronic issue, but it's possibly just a temporary, acute one. That's why it's important to talk to your doctor - you may think your incontinence is an unavoidable part of aging, but it may not be. In addition, even chronic cases can often be helped or even cured through treatment.

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How common is urinary incontinence?
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When Is It Time to See a Doctor for Urinary Incontinence?
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