What causes chronic incontinence?

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Jill Rabin
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Chronic (long-term, persistent, but not necessarily permanent) incontinence develops slowly over a considerable amount of time and results from damage to or abnormalities in muscles and nerves or from gradual changes to the bladder or urethra
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