Incontinence, or leaking urine or stool unexpectedly, is an understandably embarrassing topic for many women to discuss. Dr. Tomas G. Antonini, at the Central Texas Urogynecology and Continence Center in Austin, Texas, understands your hesitation. However, there are many treatment options available for both conditions that often mean relief from your symptoms within just a few days. Rather than dealing with incontinence on your own, call our office today or schedule a visit via our convenient online service.
Urinary incontinence is a common problem that’s related to varying problems with bladder control. Physicians group types of incontinence into several different categories:
Dr. Antonini will design a treatment plan for your urinary leakage once he has completed a thorough examination that includes an extensive review of your history, frequency of symptoms, and other factors related to your urinary incontinence. He may order labs or diagnostic studies to help rule out or identify underlying causes for your symptoms. Once he’s reached a diagnosis, Dr. Antonini may recommend treatment with medications or simple, minimally invasive surgical techniques that help restore normal function to your bladder.
Fecal incontinence results from various bowel control issues that result in unexpected leakage of solid or liquid stool, as well as gas. It’s less common than urinary incontinence and can often be treated with dietary changes, exercises for the pelvic floor muscles, or medication.
After a thorough exam and diagnostic workup, Dr. Antonini may recommend treating fecal incontinence by:
Central Texas Urogynecology and Continence Center accepts most major insurance, including Medicare. At this time, we do not accept Medicaid. If you have any questions about your eligibility or coverage, please call our office. We are happy to help you!
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