urinary urgency

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a sudden compelling need to do something.
bowel urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to defecate.
urinary urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to urinate.
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The majority reported having moderate to extreme symptoms of urinary urgency (73%), urinary frequency (79%), and bladder pain (74%) at the time of survey completion.
In addition, questions corresponding to specific symptom parameters (pain, urinary urgency, urinary frequency) were identified and scores pre and post treatment were assessed.
TABLE 1: Percentage decrease in urinary urgency incontinence and urgency episodes according to different studies with fesoterodine at 4 and 8 mg.
There may be urinary urgency inhibited by a restriction to urine flow, requiring straining to pass the urine, as well as burning on urination.
There were no statistical differences in the risk ratios of subjective cure, objective cure, voiding dysfunction, or urinary urgency between the 2 groups.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence.
Overactive bladder is defined as urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence frequently associated with urinary frequency and nocturia.
Urodynamics also can play a useful role in decision making and counseling for some patients whose incontinence is predominately SUI, but is believed to involve some degree of urinary urgency. Patients with mixed urinary incontinence fare worse after midurethral sling procedures compared with patients who have SUI alone, and I counsel my patients accordingly, emphasizing that the sling will not address aspects of their incontinence related to urgency.
According to the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality, half of all women in the United States will experience some type of bladder dysfunction in their lifetime, notes i-Health, adding that pregnancy, weight gain, menopause and aging are among reasons for occasional urinary urgency, frequency and interruptions to daily routines.
However, common symptoms, such as abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, urinary urgency and pelvic discomfort or pain, mimic those of many other conditions.
However, common symptoms like abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, urinary urgency and pelvic discomfort or pain, mimic those of many other conditions.
Using ICS's definition of OAB syndrome, based only on symptoms, can lead to a heterogeneous group, as women with different physiopathologies present with the core complaint of urinary urgency. In a different approach, we aimed to study a homogeneous group only including women who not only complained of urgency, but were also incontinent and with presence of DO at urodynamic test.