Urinary incontinence during sexual intercourse: a common, but rarely volunteered, symptom

@article{Hilton1988UrinaryID,
  title={Urinary incontinence during sexual intercourse: a common, but rarely volunteered, symptom},
  author={Paul Hilton},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={1988},
  volume={95}
}
  • P. Hilton
  • Published 1 April 1988
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Summary. A total of 400 women referred consecutively to a gynaecological urology clinic was questioned with regard to their sexual activity and were subsequently investigated by cystometry to establish the prevalence of urinary incontinence occurring during intercourse, and to define the urodynamic background of sufferers. Of the 400 women 324 were sexually active, and of these 79 (24%) experienced incontinence during intercourse; in two thirds of sufferers incontinence occurred on penetration… 

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