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Incontinence – that is loss of bladder or bowel control – can affect men and women but bladder problems tend to be more common in women. Not only can it cause skin irritation and hygiene problems, it can significantly affect your day-to-day life and confidence when away from home.
Although it can be a difficult problem to talk about, there is a better chance of it being cured or managed successfully, when it is diagnosed early.These guides briefly describe commonly experienced bladder problems and conditions that may lead to problems with bowel control. In addition to NHS support and treatment they identify other organisations who offer support and practical solutions.There is information on:
Download the following guides from Age Scotland partner Age UK.
Information guide: Managing incontinence
Factsheet: Help with continence
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