U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Frequently Asked Questions about Incontinence

Find answers to common questions and helpful tips about incontinence, the loss of bladder or bowel control.

Review Date: June 01, 2011

National Association For Continence

Bladder Control Calculator

Find out what may be causing your urinary incontinence and what you can do about it.

Review Date: February 06, 2013

University of Maryland Medical Center

Caregivers: Incontinence

Find information and support for those caring for someone with bladder or bowel control problems.

Review Date: April 01, 2015

National Association For Continence

Diaper Banks

Diaper Banks provide absorbent products to those who cannot afford to purchase them. Some diapers banks are focused on the needs of a newborn or small child, but many include adult incontinence products.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

The Simon Foundation For Continence

Fecal Incontinence: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

Learn about fecal incontinence and how to improve or restore bowel control.

Review Date: April 01, 2015

NIH National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Incontinence Treatment: Teaching Yourself to Live Without the Problem

Although the benefits of biofeedback vary from person to person, biofeedback and home strengthening exercises are a nonsurgical, non-invasive therapy option that has been shown to reduce symptoms for many people.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Incontinence: Talking to Your Doctor

If you see changes in your bowel control, the first step is to tell your doctor. Learn how to talk plainly about the problems you are experiencing so your doctor can help.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Kegel Exercise Tips

Building up your pelvic muscles with Kegel exercises can help with your bladder control.

Review Date: December 29, 2014

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Urology A to Z

Search alphabetically or by common conditions-and get the facts you need on over 140 topics related to urological health. Find information on male and female cancers, infertility, bladder problems, yeast infections, and more.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

Urology Care Foundation

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