Downloads

Surgery for bladder control problems in women

We aim to provide documents in an accessible format. If you're having problems using a document with your accessibility tools, please contact us for help.

Publication date: 
24 November 2016
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

Many women can wet themselves or leak urine when they cough, sneeze or exercise. We call this stress incontinence. This fact sheet covers what surgical treatments are available for stress incontinence. It also covers:

  • what causes bladder problems
  • when you need surgery
  • where to get help