Urinary incontinence, also known as urinary leakage, is an embarrassing problem that affects millions of women. Although it is more common in older women, it can affect younger women as well. Urinary frequency, the need to run to the bathroom frequently, is another bothersome problem that can affect women.
There is no need to live with urine leakage or frequency because effective treatments are available. This article discusses the different types of leakage and the tests that may be done during your evaluation. The treatment of incontinence and frequency is discussed separately.