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Problem of urinary incontinence while coughing. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help yu
User :   My mother is 46yrs old and she is having cough since past 2 weeks
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   whenever she coughs she will pass urine
User :   AGe - 46yrs, Married Female Housewife, Dependents - Yes,
Doctor :   SO you are concerned about the cough or leaking urine?
Doctor :   The cough causes the rise in abdominal pressure which pushes the bladder and thus leaks urine
User :   I am concerned about the leaking urine, also would like to know the cure for cough
Doctor :   This is called Stress incontinence
Doctor :   leaking urine while there is a increase in pressure
User :   She is feeling very uncomfortable becasue of this problem
User :   how to avoid this leaking urine
User :   ok
Doctor :   The weakness of the pelvic floor is the maink cause of the problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   so she has to do kegel exercises to strenthen them up
Doctor :   and also check with the doctor if any mass is giving out
Doctor :   from the vagina
Doctor :   which is common at thsi age
Doctor :   Ocne the caough is treated she will have the problem resolved
Doctor :   are you there
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User :   yes
Doctor :   so did you follow waht i say
User :   can u pls tell me the cure for cough
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   is it dry or with sputum
User :   its dry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she ahve fever
Doctor :   and allegies
User :   no
User :   no fever or allergies
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she use any medicines
User :   not so far
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does she have asthma
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension,
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   She can take LINCTUSS 10 ml thrice per day
Doctor :   for 4 days
Doctor :   syrup
User :   ok
User :   thanks for the solution
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   See the gynecologist for the evaluation of pelvic floor weakness
Doctor :   and to perfom the kegel exercises
User :   sure
Doctor :   she will demonstrate them
User :   thanks for the advise
Doctor :   she has to follow the
Doctor :   for atleast 3 to 4 months
Doctor :   daily
Doctor :   hi
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