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Continence Advisory Service (Locala)

What problems are suitable to refer?\r\nWomen \r\n• Stress incontinence \r\n• Overactive bladder \r\n• Faecal incontinence or urgency\r\n• Constipation \r\n• Sensation of prolapse with associated bladder or bowel symptoms\r\n• Pain during intercourse with associated bladder or bowel symptoms\r\nMen\r\n • Stress incontinence \r\n• Overactive bladder \r\n• Faecal incontinence or urgency\r\n• Constipation \r\n• Prostate evolvement has been excluded or actively treated by the GP\r\n\r\n• Patients seen and assessed by the continence service within the last 12 months who did not complete their treatment programme or their symptoms have returned\r\n• Patients in the last stages of life with continence problems.\r\n\r\nWhat conditions would not be suitable for referral?\r\nRed flags\r\n• Blood in urine\r\n• Unable to urinate\r\n• Sudden onset urinary incontinence, frequency, urgency\r\n• In women; \r\n• Sudden onset symptoms of vaginal prolapse\r\n• Abdominal / Pelvic pain\r\n• Symptoms of a urinary tract infection – need to be assessed and treated by GP\r\n• Unexplained sudden change in bowel habit, stool type or mucous\r\n• Blood in the stool\r\n• Sudden onset constipation or inability to empty bowel\r\n• Sudden onset faecal incontinence. \r\n• Sudden onset rectal prolapse\r\n• Unexplained weight loss

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