UMMS: Bladder Control Calculator
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Why am I always looking for the bathroom?

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Bladder control can be a symptom of several conditions, almost all of which can be helped with medical treatment.

Overactive bladder affects 1 out of every 11 American adults, although only 20 percent of those affected seek treatment.

The following questions will help you determine the possible cause of your urinary incontinence and what you can do about it.

This test should be used as a guideline and is based on information supplied by the National Overactive Bladder Screening Initiative and the National Association for Continence.

Question 1 of 10:

Do you frequently get up two or more times a night to go to the bathroom?

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