See a health care professional if you have symptoms of a bladder problem, such as trouble urinating, a loss of bladder control, waking to use the bathroom, pelvic pain, or leaking urine. Bladder problems can affect your quality of life and cause other health problems. Your doctor may be able to help you treat your UI by recommending a lifestyle change or a change in how much medicine you normally take. These symptoms can signal a serious health problem, including inflammation of the bladder, also called cystitis , or even bladder cancer. Certain life events and health problems can lead to stress incontinence in women by weakening the pelvic floor muscles. Weak pelvic floor muscles can make it hard for your bladder to keep urine in during stress incontinence.
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Urinary problem can occur in men at any age. The urinary tract system is designed to cleanse the body by removing waste products and other toxic material from the body through urination. For normal urination, it is very important for the urinary system to function properly. The urinary system includes the kidneys, the ureters, the urinary bladder and the urethra opening at tip of the penis, through which the individual urinates. Any damage or malfunctioning of any part of the urinary system can give rise to urinary issues in men.
Overactive bladder OAB is a relatively common condition. Typical symptoms include frequent urination, frequent nighttime urination, persistent urge to urinate, and urine leakage or incontinence. An estimated 33 million Americans have OAB, reports the Urology Care Foundation , and as many as 30 percent of men experience symptoms.