Incontinence

Incontinence is the involuntary leakage of the bladder or bowels. It is sometimes treatable.

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Do Quagga mussel larvae in the drinking water effect the human intestines?

No they don't, it is very clean and you are able to drink the water without getting sick. When they filter the water, all extra bacteria is filtered away.

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Give one reason Why muscle cells are needed in the intestine?

The muscle is needed so that the intestine can contract in a flowing wave (called peristalsis) to massage the food along the gut.

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What will happen if food moves too slow or too fast through the large intestine?

You will either have diarrhea or you will be constipated.

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The condition characterized by theTelescoping of one part of the intestine into another?

intussusception

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What causes incontinence in adults?

Incontinence is caused by various causes such as thinning and drying of the skin in the vagina or urethra, specially after menopause in women, and enlarging of the prostrate gland in men. Certain medicines also cause incontinence and also obesity and other weight related problems.

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How do you cure urinary incontinence?

Maybe pelvic floor exercises would help. They strengthen the muscles that help you hold your pee in when you really need to pee, and stop you leaking when you laugh, cough, sneeze or whatever.

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What can you do to treat your older dogs incontinence Proin does not work?

Your dog could be a diabetic. Please consult with a vet for professional advise. You might also find it helpful to use the canine diabetes free help website, further down this page, listed under "Related Links."

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Can fecal inpaction lead to incontinence?

Yes it can because compacted stool pushes against rectum and anal sphincter muscles and can weaken them over time.

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What is the function of the large intestine in a frog?

The partially digested food from the stomach is pushed through the large intestine so that it may be covered in juices and substances. When the food has finished it's journey, it ends up in the small intestine which uses the juices and substances to pull out nutrients and vitamins and such that the body needs.

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Can Depression cause incontinence?

In some women depression can cause incontinence, but in other it can run the other way. It varies between different people.

If you want to learn more about the links between depression and incontinence in women, please visit this site:

http://zeldalily.com/index.php/2009/11/the-ew-files-does-depression-cause-incontinence-in-women/

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What is the medical term meaning urinary incontinence?

Enuresis is the medical meaning urinary incontinence. Primary enuresis means that the patient has never had control over urination. In contrast, secondary enuresis means the patient had been continent, but then lost the control of urination. Nocturnal enuresis means bedwetting.

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Why herbivorous have a longer intestine compared to carnivorous?

It takes longer to digest fibrous plant material as a rule, hence also the multi-stomach arrangement ruminants have.

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What is the medical term meaning inflammation of sacs in the wall of the large intestine?

Diverticulitis is the term used to describe an inflamed diverticulum.

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Can high or low blood sugar levels cause incontinence?

Absolutely, high Blood sugar can result in urinary incontinence.

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What are the solutions for urinary incontinence?

The solutions for urinary incontinence cover a relatively large spectrum, from exercises to surgery to drugs.

Pelvic floor rehabilitation exercises are the most important aspect of any incontinence solutions program. For this reason, ensuring proper technique is essential. There are several incontinence devices that you may find helpful in your pelvic floor therapy. Some of the devices, like the Prometheus CTS 2000 and Kegel Master, actually allow you to see how well you're strengthening the muscle by squeezing on a device that's got an electronic monitor in it.

Surgery is another incontinence solution that should be heavily weighed. However, most doctors recommend surgery only after all other solutions have been attempted.

There are drugs you can take as well, but they're normally only prescribed if you've just had prostate surgery or some other invasive procedure.

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Can Lasix cause urinary incontinence?

yes i had taken lasix and went out to catch the bus aaross the street from my apt. and while waiting i had urgently need to go to the bathroom and was not able to make it all the way back to my apt. I needed to go right then and there so I hurried over to the closest spot behind the dumpster that was fenced and a neighbor was able to tell and went to my landlord and I was confronted and tried to explain my situation. I was told it was still unnacceptable and ended up getting a write up of lease violation anyways.

along with taking lasix for heart condition I have ms.

i would like some feedback about the landlord and my situation if they sould take my health problem into consideration instead of giving me a lease violation

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What substance are absorbed through the walls of the large intestine?

Water

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What happens to food if it stays in the large intestine for too long or not enough time in the large intestines?

If it stays in the large intestine for too long your stool will become hard and you will find it hard to pass through. We call this constipation. And if it doesn't stay in the large intestine long enough the water in your stool won't have been absorbed into the body and you will have diarrhea

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What is urge incontinence and where do you get it?

Urge incontinence is the urgent need to urinate. You can have urge incontinence by drinking to many products containing caffeine or by having a urinary tract infection.

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What is functional incontinence?

Individuals who have control over their own urination and have a fully functioning urinary tract, but cannot make it to the bathroom in time due to a physical or cognitive disability, are functionally incontinent.

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What are some possible treatment for urinary incontinence?

Urinary incontinence may be helped by biofeedback, collagen injections, external occlusive devices or medication.

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A calculous concentration found in the intestines of certain animals?

Bezoar

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Where can you obtain baby sheep and baby goat intestines?

You may be able to get them at a butcher shop, it may take a couple days to a week for sheep and goats to be butchered. Call ahead of time and ask if they are able to give you intestines and when you can pick them up.

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What causes incontinence?

There are a variety of factors that can contribute to incontinence. They include: pregnancy, childbirth, prostate surgery, prostate problems, diabetes, spicy foods, alcohol, tea, coffee, weak pelvic floor muscles, obesity, smoking, menopause, certain medications, and constipation. The main reason behind incontinence is weakening of pelvic floor muscles.

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How many pound of meat are stuck in the average male's intestines?

Approximately 5 pounds

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