Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Description of Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Overactive bladder is a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time.
Signs and Symptoms
Common symptoms include:
1. Urinate eight or more times a day or two or more times at night
2. Sudden, strong need to urinate immediately
3. Leak urine after a sudden, strong urge to urinate
4. Incontinence
5. Loss of bladder control
Causes and Risk Factors 
Common causes are:
1. Nerve problems
2. Too much fluid
3. Too much caffeine
Your doctor may prescribe a medicine that can calm muscles and nerves. The medicine may come as a pill, a liquid, or a patch.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
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Last updated on:
01 Nov 2021 | 04:56 PM (IST)
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