Can urinary incontinence be a symptom of an underlying health issue in men?

The way urinary incontinence in men is treated depends on the type of urinary incontinence the man is affected by, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH).

Urinary incontinence is a symptom of a number of health issues, and Premier Health Specialists’ (PHS) physicians recommend visiting a urologist to find a cause if you start leaking urine.

Some health issues urinary incontinence can be a symptom of, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH), include:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Overactive bladder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Prostate cancer
  • Stroke

Talk to your doctor to learn more about men’s health issues of which urinary incontinence can be a symptom.

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