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Reflex Incontinence

Reflex Incontinence

Reflex incontinence is an inability to control the release of urine. Reflex incontinence occurs when a person's bladder contracts without the person being able to stop it, causing leakage of urine.

Last Revised: February 15, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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