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I am 53 and still regularly menstruating. I have urge incontinence and leakage. I also have an elasticity issue, which causes painful intercourse. My gynecologist recommended using Neutrogena oil, and I use it as a lotion during the day. There has been some improvement during intercourse.

About six weeks ago, I started leaking urine. I saw in one of your previous Nurse Mary answers that the two issues can be related. I don’t want to take a prescription, so can you recommend where I can find a guide for pelvic floor exercises? I do have an ultrasound scheduled because my recent pelvic exam indicated that my uterus was very large.

I recommend that you get a urine test, a pelvic ultrasound and to see a uro-gynecologist for an evaluation and treatment.

Please download our free Guidebook on Urinary Incontinence for more information.

All my best,
Nurse Mary

October 10, 2013 at 1:54pm

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