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The Truth About Women and Incontinence

If you’ve ever experienced incontinence, a.k.a. peeing a little when you don’t want to, it may have caught you by surprise—especially if you’re on the younger side. Many people think incontinence only happens to older women, but it turns out that’s a myth. Yes, it’s more common as you get older (thanks, menopause!), but it …

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Does the mode of delivery predispose women to anal incontinence in the first year postpartum? A comparative systematic review

Objectives To assess if mode of delivery is associated with increased symptoms of anal incontinence following childbirth.  Design Systematic review of all relevant studies in English.  Data sources Medline, Embase, Cochrane Library, bibliographies of retrieved primary articles and consultation with experts.  Study selection and data extraction Data were extracted on study characteristics, quality and results. …

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