giggle incontinence


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giggle incontinence

urinary incontinence associated with laughing; more commonly seen in girls and women.
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giggle incontinence

Involuntary passage of urine induced by laughter. The condition occurs commonly in young girls and women but tends to improve in the second or third decade of life. It is distinct from stress urinary incontinence, which usually begins after menopause.
See: stress urinary incontinence
See also: incontinence
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