Incontinence can affect your health, your social life, and your emotional and psychological well-being. It can also be an embarrassing topic to discuss. Dr. William T. Klope of William T. Klope, MD Inc. in Ventura, California, has been treating all types of incontinence for close to 30 years. He provides a warm and comforting environment to discuss and receive expert treatment for all your urologic health issues. Call or book an appointment online today.
If you suffer from incontinence, you’re not alone. While accurate numbers are hard to gather, because people don’t often admit to experiencing incontinence, a survey by the US National Institutes of Health reported that 20 million adult women and six million adult men had experienced urinary incontinence. There are countless others who experience fecal incontinence, also called bowel incontinence.
While anyone of any age and gender can experience incontinence, it’s more common in women and older people. Risk factors include:
All incontinence involves involuntary leakage of urine. Dr. Klope treats all types of incontinence for men and women of all ages. The five main types of incontinence are:
Your ideal treatment depends on the type of incontinence you have and its severity. For minor incontinence, diet, bladder retraining, and lifestyle modifications can help. For more problematic incontinence, treatment options include:
If you’re experiencing incontinence, call or book an appointment online.a