Millions of women suffer from involuntary loss of urine, called urinary incontinence. Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women experience both symptoms. Incontinence can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating. It keeps some women from enjoying many activities with their families and friends. Urine loss can also occur during sexual activity, causing tremendous emotional distress.
The good news, however, is effective treatments are available. Join this live private webchat to have your questions answered by a Cleveland Clinic expert in this field.
Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN specialist Megan Tarr, MD, will help you understand the causes of incontinence, prolapse, and other pelvic organ problems and the treatment options available to you.
Dr. Megan Tarr is a member of Cleveland Clinic Ob/Gyn and Women’s Health Institute in the Section of Urogynecology. She specializes in prolapse and urinary incontinence, laparoscopic and robotic treatment of prolapse.
If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Megan Tarr please call 800.223.2273 or request an appointment online by visiting www.clevelandclinic.org/appointments. Visit us online at my.clevelandclinic.org/ob_gyn.
This Health Chat will open on
Sunday, November 25, 2012
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