Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine. It's not a disease. It's a symptom of a problem with a man's urinary tract. Urine is made by the kidneys and stored in a sac made of muscle, called the urinary bladder.
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Urinary incontinence - NHS
Back to Health A to Z. Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It's a common problem thought to affect millions of people. Find out more about the symptoms of urinary incontinence. See a GP if you have any type of urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is a common problem and you should not feel embarrassed talking to them about your symptoms.
Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong you don't get to a toilet in time. Though it occurs more often as people get older, urinary incontinence isn't an inevitable consequence of aging. If urinary incontinence affects your daily activities, don't hesitate to see your doctor.