14 Must-Know Facts About Male Incontinence

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Incontinence isn't just a "female problem"

by Amanda MacMillan

About 25 million Americans have urinary incontinence. It's estimated that three-fourths are women, but that leaves more than 5 million men with bladder problems.

Men can have incontinence due to an enlarged prostate or prostate surgery, but other causes may play a role too.

Still, men are often uninformed about the issues, and they may face challenges—physically, socially, and emotionally—when dealing with the diagnosis.

Here's what you should know about male incontinence.

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