Female Urinary Incontinence
At NYU Langone, our doctors specialize in treating women who have stress and urgency urinary incontinence, which is the unintentional loss of urine. Eleven million women in the United States experience these symptoms at some point in their lives.
Our female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery specialists, including urologists and urogynecologists, work as a team at NYU Langone’s Center for Female Pelvic Medicine to provide personalized care. Our doctors have helped pioneer some of the latest, most effective treatments for female urinary incontinence, including the use of Botox®.
Treatment for Female Urinary Incontinence
Doctors at NYU Langone treat female stress and urgency incontinence using nonsurgical and surgical techniques, depending on the type of urinary incontinence, your symptoms, and the condition’s impact on your quality of life.
Behavior Modification Therapy for Female Urinary IncontinenceOur doctors treat stress or urgency incontinence with behavior modification therapy.
Medication for Female Urinary IncontinenceOur doctors may use medications to treat women who have urgency incontinence.
Devices & Bulking Agents for Female Urinary IncontinenceOur doctors treat stress incontinence with devices or bulking agents.
Neuromodulation for Female Urinary IncontinenceOur doctors may recommend neuromodulation, or electrical stimulation of bladder nerves, for urgency incontinence.
Surgery for Female Urinary IncontinenceOur specialists offer several surgical treatments for urinary stress incontinence in women.
Our Research and Education in Female Urinary Incontinence
Learn more about our research and professional education opportunities.