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wetting the bed and urinary incontinence

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SUBJECT : wetting the bed and urinary incontinence

Hi doctor,

I am 24 years old(male). Started masturbating ever since I was 13-14. for the last one year or so the frequency is more. Sometimes I masturbate upto 3-4 times a day. Over the last 4-5 months, I wake up from my bed and find out that I have passed urine fully during sleep and wet my bed, for atleast some 10 times. Is over masturbation a cause of this wetting bed? Earlier I used to have a high capacity bladder and could even hold urine for long periods. But now I occassionally drop 3-4 drops of urine (without intention) in my underwear. I can feel the 3-4 drops of urine passing out of my penis but cannot control it. Kindly help me by suggesting what to do.


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replied August 1st, 2012
Urinary and Bladder Disorders Answer A37628
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Loss of bladder control or urinary incontinence can be due to nerve problems or prostate problems. It can be caused by any nerve injury,trauma,infection,enlarged prostate,deranged blood sugar,hypertension etc.It is not usual to lose bladder control at young age.

A detailed examination and investigations would help in ruling out the exact cause.Bladder control can be regained by doing Kegel exercises.But since you have been facing this issue since months it is advisable to get a complete physical examination done along with required investigations as USG scan,blood sugar,urine test done so that appropriate treatment can be started after ruling out the underlying cause.

Medications for incontinence include decongestants (tighten up the muscles of the urethra and are used for stress incontinence), anticholinergic drugs, which block messages to the bladder nerves and prevent bladder spasms.You can get these drugs prescribed from his treating physician after proper examination.

Another therapy is biofeedback therapy. Biofeedback is a training program that can be used to reinforce the proper performance of Kegel exercises
Kindly do not ignore it and consider visiting a Physician for detailed evaluation.

Take care!


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