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2 Potential Urges to Pee Upon Exertion or Heavy Breathing Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Mixed Urinary Incontinence

    Incontinence is a medical condition which refers to a person's inability to control when they urinate. Incontinence can be due to stress or urge. Stress incontinence refers to unintentional leakage of urine caused by coughing, sneezing, laughing, or lifting something heavy, while urge incontinence refers to unintentional leakage right after feeling a sudden urge to urinate. Mixed incontinence is a combination of the two.

    This condition may persist for months to years.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    waking up regularly to pee at night, recurring problem with leaking urine, sudden urges to pee, urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing
    Symptoms that always occur with mixed urinary incontinence:
    recurring problem with leaking urine
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Stress Urinary Incontinence

    Incontinence is a medical condition which refers to a person's inability to control when they urinate. Stress incontinence refers to unintentional leakage of urine caused by coughing, sneezing, laughing, or lifting something heavy.

    This condition may persist for months to years.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    involuntary defecation, recurring problem with leaking urine, urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing, waking up regularly to pee at night
    Symptoms that always occur with stress urinary incontinence:
    recurring problem with leaking urine, urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Urges to Pee Upon Exertion or Heavy Breathing

  • Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Q.Have you had any changes in your weight?
  • Q.Which of the following describes your increased urge to urinate?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you urinate?

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Urges to Pee Upon Exertion or Heavy Breathing Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing have also experienced:

    • 12% Tight, Heavy, Squeezing Chest Pain
    • 12% Bedwetting
    • 12% Straining While Passing Stool
  • People who have experienced urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing had symptoms persist for:

    • 50% Over a Month
    • 18% Less Than a Week
    • 14% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced urges to pee upon exertion or heavy breathing were most often matched with:

    • 33% Mixed Urinary Incontinence
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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