Overactive Bladder (cont.)

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What are some of the complications of overactive bladder?

Common complications that can result from overactive bladder include

What is the prognosis for overactive bladder?

The overall prognosis for overactive bladder is generally good. Through a combined approach of behavioral modifications and medications, the patient can help significantly improve bladder urgency, and the quality of life of those affected by overactive bladder can substantially improve.


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