Mixed Incontinence occurs when there is a combination of both stress urinary incontinence and urge urinary incontinence (overactive bladder).
There are many possible causes of incontinence in men and women, sometimes with multiple causes occurring at the same time. When multiple causes occur, it can make diagnosis difficult.
Life events are often the cause of urinary incontinence, whether it’s aging or bearing children. Urinary incontinence may also appear as a side effect of a medication prescribed for a non-urinary problem or caused by bladder or urinary tract infections.
Since mixed incontinence is a combination of stress and urge incontinence, it shares the symptoms of both: