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Bladder Control for Women

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Bladder Control for Women Poster
Intended for use by health professionals, this full-color poster outlines simple urologic anatomy, issues surrounding bladder control, and commonly prescribed treatments for bladder control problems.

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Fecal Incontinence
Explains the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and emotional considerations of fecal incontinence, commonly known as bowel control problems. This fact sheet includes information about eating, diet, and nutrition and reviews fecal incontinence in children.
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Daily Bladder Diary
A diary in the form of a chart for recording fluid intake, trips to the bathroom, accidental loss of urine, and circumstances of urine loss. A completed diary can help a doctor or nurse understand a patient’s condition.
PDF Version (131 KB) *

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Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). Defines the two types of IC, ulcerative and nonulcerative. Provides information about special concerns for patients and current research.
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Urinary Incontinence in Women
Discusses the anatomy of the female urinary system, defines the major types of incontinence in women, describes treatment, and lists resources for additional information.
PDF Version (407 KB) *

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What I Need to Know About Bladder Control for Women
A comprehensive introduction to the causes, symptoms, and treatment for bladder control problems in women. Combines information from the former Bladder Control for Women Series into one convenient booklet. Includes removable inserts to help readers prepare for a doctor’s appointment, keep a bladder diary, practice pelvic exercises, and understand medicines for bladder control.
PDF Version (868 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre el control de la vejiga en las mujeres
Ofrece una introducción a las causas, los síntomas y los tratamientos para los problemas de la vejiga en las mujeres.
Versión PDF (811 KB) *

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What I need to know about Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Uses plain language to explain the difference between interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS) and other bladder problems. Details the diagnostic procedures that may be used to identify or rule out other bladder problems and arrive at a diagnosis of IC/PBS. Discusses treatment options for IC/PBS.
PDF Version (639 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la cistitis intersticial (síndrome de vejiga dolorosa)
Presenta la diferencia entre la cistitis intersticial y el síndrome de vejiga dolorosa. Explica pruebas médicas y los procedimientos requeridos para eliminar otros problemas urológicas y para llegar a un diagnostico de cistitis intersticial. Resume las opciones del tratamiento para esta condición.
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