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Urinary Incontinence.

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The stress of living with urinary incontinence can take a toll on a man and can have a negative impact on quality of life.

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What is urinary incontinence?

Incontinence also known as bladder leakage, is defined as any involuntary leakage of urine.1 It can stop a man from living the active life he once lived and make him feel alone and isolated. For many men, leaking urine can mean embarrassment and feeling depressed.

You can’t say no to incontinence, but you can say “no more” to uncomfortable symptoms. Start exploring your treatment options here. Why wait?

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Who has urinary incontinence?

Treatment Options for Incontinence

Treatment options range from behavioural modifications to invervention and external devices, injections and long-term options like the male sling or artificial urinary sphincter.

Non-surgical Treatments

Behavioural Modification

Changes to your lifestyle and diet, regular exercise and reducing stress may impact the urinary incontinence symptoms.


Your GP or physiotherapist may encourage you to perform regular pelvic floor or Kegel exercises. These isolate and strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and can help men regain bladder control.

External Devices

Until urinary control returns, using absorbent pads or special underwear can also help. Some men may use collection devices such as external or condom catheters or urine collection pouches to avoid accidental leakage.

Surgical Treatments

For men that suffer from persistent incontinence, there are long term treatments available. 

Injection Therapy

The procedure involves injecting a bulking agent (or substance) into the wall of your urethra.

Male Sling

Designed for men suffering from mild to moderate urinary incontinence, the male sling supports the urethra to better control urine.

Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS)

The artificial urinary sphincter or AUS, is designed to replicate the function of the external sphincter muscle to control urine. The AUS is suitable for men suffering from severe urinary incontinence.

Find a Specialist

Talk to a urologist about treatment options. Download a referral letter or contact a urologist near you.

Get Talking

Recovery can start with a simple question. Explore helpful tips to kick-start the conversation about incontinence.

Patient Stories

Hear how incontinence has impacted the lives of other men and couples.

Incontinence Resources

Discover valuable resources to explore the best incontinence treatment options.

Partner Perspective

Understand the burden of incontinence from a partner or loved ones perspective.

Understanding Incontinence

Get informed about incontinence. The more you know, the closer you are to a long term solution.

Take the Quiz

Take our quiz to identify if you are experiencing urinary incontinence symptoms and help kick-start the conversation with your doctor.

Questions to Ask

Helpful hints on how to start the conversation with your GP or urologist, and other useful resources.


  1. Chapple C, Milsom I. Urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse epidemiology and pathophysiology. In: Wein AJ, Kavoussi LR, Novick AC, et al. (eds). Campbell-Walsh Urology. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Elsevier; 2012:1871-95.
  2. Continence Foundation of Australia Key Statistics Accessed 18 February 2019

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