We learned from experts about the reasons for the problem of urinary incontinence, which is more common in women.
“Urinary incontinence is a condition experienced in both men and women, but it is more common in women. Urinary incontinence in women occurs due to the weakening and relaxation of the muscles around the urinary canal. This condition mostly develops in women who have given birth to children and with aging. The situation we call ‘Stress Urinary Incontinence’ (SUI) develops. Dermatology Specialist Dr. Ayfer Aydın gave information about the subject.”
IN WHICH SITUATIONS IS URINE INCONTINENCE TRIGGERED?
Increased intra-abdominal pressure
In cases such as running towards the toilet; sudden urinary incontinence.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF URINE INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN?
The most important cause of urinary incontinence in women; loosening of connective tissue! In other words, it is the relaxation and loss of elasticity in this age-related area!
having a normal birth
to have given birth a lot
Being overweight (obesity)
Urinary stones and tumors
Hormonal changes associated with menopause
Diseases that cause slowdown in brain functions (dementia, Alzheimer’s, vascular diseases)
They are the most common causes of urinary incontinence.
LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE TREATMENT (URINARY INCONTINENCE TREATMENT)
Involuntary urinary incontinence is a condition that significantly impairs a person’s quality of life. While urinary incontinence in women is 25-30% in the premenopausal period; In the post-menopausal period, urinary incontinence can reach up to 50%, and in elderly women, urinary incontinence can reach up to 60%-70%. In other words, urinary incontinence is an important problem seen in one of every 3 women in the premenopausal period and in almost every 2 women in the postmenopausal period. Urinary incontinence is a condition that impairs the quality of life and can leave the person with this problem in very difficult situations. The complaint of urinary incontinence should definitely be considered as a health problem, necessary tests and evaluations should be done, and treatment should be planned by finding the underlying cause. Urinary incontinence is the most common in women; It happens during activities that increase intra-abdominal pressure such as coughing, laughing, sneezing, climbing stairs or straining. Another situation comes with the feeling of urgent urination; While trying to reach the toilet, the patient often leaks urine before reaching the toilet.
LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE TREATMENT
With laser; We successfully solve the problem of urinary incontinence without general anesthesia, painless, without incisions and stitches, and therefore without the risk of infection.
HOW IS LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE TREATED?
We enter the vaginal canal with the help of a probe and scan the entire canal with a laser at 360 degrees 1 cm intervals. By creating a photothermal effect with this laser light, we stimulate the tissues and trigger new collagen formation; We also provide regeneration in existing collagen tissue. Thanks to these effects, intense tightening of the vaginal and pelvic tissues that support the urinary bladder is achieved and the muscles therein are strengthened. In other words, we make the entire vaginal canal much stronger and stronger. Thus, when the muscles supporting the urinary bladder are strengthened, the urinary retention functions of the woman return to normal. With this procedure, urinary incontinence is non-surgical with laser; It is successfully treated without any incisions, stitches or bleeding.
The procedure, which is completed in about 15-30 minutes, is completely painless and is a very effective treatment method with its advantages such as not requiring anesthesia. because the vaginal area narrows and becomes more frequent; At the same time, we also perform genital area aesthetics. In other words, we solve the problem of urinary incontinence and tighten the vagina with a single operation. Thus, while solving the patient’s urinary incontinence problem; sexual life will also be affected in a very positive way. If the patient has a request in the same session; genital area whitening; We can also perform inner lip reduction (labioplasty) procedures.
IS LASER INCONTINENCE TREATMENT PAIN?
No, it definitely isn’t. It is tolerated extremely easily by the patients. Urinary incontinence treatment with laser is a painless, safe, side-effect-free, easily tolerated and very effective treatment.
HOW LONG DOES LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE RECOVER?
The patient can return to his normal life immediately after the application. No rest is required. The patient can also return to work life immediately. There is no harm in taking a bath on the same day.
HOW LONG AFTER LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE CAN HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP?
You can resume your normal sexual life two weeks after the procedure.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF LASER URINARY INCONTINENCE TO SURGERY?
It does not require any maintenance before and after the procedure.
It does not require general anesthesia as there is no surgery.
No incisions or stitches are made
There is no pain and pain during and after the application.
The process is completed in a very short time, such as 15-30 minutes.
You can return to daily life immediately.
It is a very effective method that provides high success rates and patient satisfaction.
There is no risk of complications and no side effects.