Skip to Content
Home > Wellness > Health Library > Overflow Incontinence
Overflow incontinence is the involuntary release of
urine—due to a weak bladder muscle or to blockage—when the bladder becomes
overly full, even though the person feels no urge to urinate.
Symptoms of overflow incontinence include:
Overflow incontinence in both men and women can be caused by:
Women can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
Medicines are rarely used to treat overflow incontinence in women.
Men can be treated for overflow incontinence with:
September 11, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Contact Concord Hospital
View Quality Data
© 2014 Concord Hospital