Originally published on: April 6th, Last modified on August 16th, Most of the time, a UTI will cause a short acute illness and can mostly be easily treated with a course of antibiotics. Occasionally however, depending on the site and type of infection they can develop into a serious, even life-threatening condition.
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Urinary incontinence is leaking of urine that you can't control. Many American men and women suffer from urinary incontinence. We don't know for sure exactly how many. That's because many people do not tell anyone about their symptoms. They may be embarrassed, or they may think nothing can be done. So they suffer in silence.
Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Most people will have some kind of urinary problem or injury in their lifetime. Urinary tract problems and injuries can range from minor to more serious.
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Analyses are based on data from the Boston Area Community Health BACH survey, a community-based epidemiologic study of many different urologic symptoms and risk factors. BACH used a multistage stratified cluster sample to recruit adults, aged 30[en]79 yr men, women; black [African American], Hispanic, and white respondents.