Harvard Women's Health Watch

What you can do about incontinence

Getting past the embarrassment is the first step in treating involuntary urine leakage.

You're laughing at a friend's joke, when suddenly—to your great embarrassment—you feel a warm trickle of liquid between your legs. Or, you're eating at a restaurant when you feel a sudden urge to go, but you can't get to the bathroom in time.

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