Be Ready for the Emotional, Relational, Sexual Consequences of Urinary Incontinence

Be Ready for the Emotional, Relational, Sexual Consequences of Urinary Incontinence
The loss of urinary control following prostate surgery involves more than learning how to live in diapers. Few men are given adequate warning or preparation regarding the emotional aspects of coping with urinary incontinence. Here are a few of the unpleasant and life-changing feelings I experienced during my three months of living in diapers: Embarrassment,

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Rick Redner received his master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University. He has spent many years working as a medical and psychiatric social worker He is the author of the award winning book I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours? His second book Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants won the Beverly Hills International Book Awards in Men's Health in 2016. Additionally, the book was a winner in the 2017 IAN Book of the Year Awards.


  1. Susan kovar says:

    My husband used to have symptoms like dribbling, painful urination, frequent urination, decreased force or urination and incontinence it made him to go to the urologist.. He was diagnosed with bph and the doc recommeneded him to quit drinking and smoking, also prescribed him a supplement called alpharise, its been a while already since he started with this treatment but it has been pretty good.

  2. Ronald Cohen says:

    I had the Virtue Sling surgery. Totally fixed my dripping. 100% happy.

    That’s great news! Hope this helps others who have not regained urinary control.

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