Men’s Health

Premier Physician Network providers answer frequently asked questions about men’s health.

How is urinary incontinence treated 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 Health(NIH).

The first steps health care providers typically recommend, according to the NIH, include:

  • Behavioral changes
  • Bladder training
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Urgency suppression

If these steps are tried and don’t work, your physician might recommend some of the following options to treat your urinary incontinence, according to the NIH:

  • Bulking agents
  • Electrical nerve stimulation
  • Medications
  • Surgery

For more information about treating urinary incontinence in men, talk with your physician.

Learn more:

Source: Nafisa Islam, MD, Brookville Family Care; Gene Lease, MD, Vandalia Medical Center; Timothy O Donnell, MD, Miami Valley Primary Care; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians; Breanna Veal, PA-C, Walden Ponds Primary Care; Douglas Gaker, MD, Premier Urology Center

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