Updated 05 August 2016

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To prevent dehydration, drink fluids, including fruit juice, tea, coffee, milk or soup, but limit your daily intake of carbonated drinks, alcohol, tea and coffee because they may cause bladder irritation.

Visit our Incontinence Centre for more on managing this condition.


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