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Should I tell the doctor about incontinence from a neurological disorder?

Neurological disorders or their treatments can lead to incontinence. It is important to bring any bladder or bowel problems to the attention of your health care provider. It could be a sign of something wrong, or it could be treatable with alterations in medication or additional medications. As a caregiver, taking care of someone who is incontinent can be difficult, but there are many products available to ease this burden. Talk to a pharmacist or healthcare specialist for help.

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