Loss of bladder and bowel control (incontinence) can sometimes result from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Several strategies may help you deal with this problem:
If incontinence has just recently become a problem, make sure the person doesn't have another medical condition that is causing it, such as a urinary tract infection.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineBrian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMyron F. Weiner, MD - Geriatric Psychiatry
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of: December 7, 2017
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Myron F. Weiner, MD - Geriatric Psychiatry
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