Medical Offices Punta Pacífica, 6th Floor - Off. 604

+507 394 2426



Male Incontinence in Panama

Incontinence, the loss of urine or bladder control, often affects men who have had nerve problems or prostate issues. Although incontinence is a treatable condition that may cause embarrassment, it can be managed with proper medical care.

Doctor Urena is an expert at diagnosing and treating Male Incontinence in Panama. He understands how sensitive bladder control problems can be for men, and offer a relaxed and private setting to evaluate patients and tailor customized treatment plans.

Risk Factors for Male Incontinence in Panama

Factors that contribute to an increased risk of developing Male Incontinence in Panama include:

  • Advanced age
  • Obesity
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes


Causes of Male Incontinence in Panama

Male Incontinence in Panama can be caused by multiple factors including lifestyle habits, physical problems and medical conditions. Causes of temporary and persistent urinary incontinence include:

  • Bladder irritation caused by infection, dietary irritants or stones
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Medications
  • Diseases and disorders of the nervous system
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Diabetes
  • Delirium
  • Overactive bladder
  • Weakness of certain muscles in the pelvis
  • Weakness of the tissues holding the bladder in place
  • Weakness of the sphincter muscles surrounding the urethra
  • Birth defects
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Prostate surgery


Types of Male Incontinence in Panama

Some men with urinary incontinence experience minor leaks of urine while others frequently wet their clothes. The following are types of incontinence:

  • Stress urinary incontinence is leakage that occurs with activities that increase abdominal pressure such as coughing, sneezing, lifting, jumping and running.
  • Urgency incontinence or overactive bladder is a sudden, strong urge to urinate that cannot be controlled.
  • Mixed urinary incontinence is a combination of urge and stress incontinence.
  • Overflow urinary incontinence happens when the bladder does not empty and the urine amount exceeds the bladder’s capacity. Frequent urination and leaking results.




Today converted in Urologist Surgeon with over ten years of experience, Dr. Ruben Ureña shows that he chose the right path, because he has exercised his profession with commitment, ethics and investigative spirit, always seeking the best benefits for the patient in surgical treatments .



Medical Offices Punta Pacífica, 6th Floor - Office 604, Punta Pacífica, Panama.
Tel. +507 394 2426
Cel. +507 6070 0707