Urinary Incontinence - Abdomen
1. Initial Consultation: During the initial consultation, the OBGYN will discuss the patient’s medical history, lifestyle, and symptoms of urinary incontinence. The OBGYN will also perform a physical exam and order any necessary diagnostic tests to assess the severity of the condition.
2. Pelvic Floor Exercises: Pelvic floor exercises are the first line of treatment for urinary incontinence. The OBGYN will teach the patient how to do these exercises and will monitor the patient’s progress.
3. Behavioral Therapy: Behavioral therapy can help the patient better manage the symptoms of urinary incontinence. The OBGYN will help the patient identify and address any underlying psychological issues that may be contributing to the condition.
4. Medications: The OBGYN may prescribe medications to help relax the muscles of the bladder, reduce the frequency of voiding, or increase the strength of the bladder.
5. Electrical Stimulation: Electrical stimulation is a procedure that uses electrical currents to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor.
6. Surgery: In severe cases, the OBGYN may recommend surgery to treat urinary incontinence.