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Incontinence

Incontinence in the elderly

Incontinence, with both urinary and faecal leakage, is common in elderly people. With most cases like urge incontinence it can be treated but this condition can also be easily managed with the proper care and sanitary products. Find out more on incontinence in elderly people here.

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Dr Prenevin Govender completed his MBChB at the University of Cape Town in 2001. He obtained his Fellowship of the College of Urologists in 2009 and graduated with distinction for a Masters in Medicine from the University of Cape Town in 2010. His special interests include laparoscopic, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence surgery. He consults full-time at Life Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont.

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