Reflex incontinence is an inability to control the release of urine. Reflex incontinence occurs when a person's bladder contracts without the person being able to stop it, causing leakage of urine.
Current as of: May 12, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy E. Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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