What you should know about long term solutions for incontinence
There are different solutions for incontinence beyond oral medications or pelvic floor exercises.1,5
Talking to a urologist about options like these could help you reclaim your quality of life.1–3
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- AMS 800™ Urinary Control System Instructions for Use. American Medical Systems, Inc. 2017.
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