A urinary diary is a useful tool – you can write down important information like the total number of your visits to the toilet, frequency of urine loss episodes, and other information, which can help a specialist to determine the level and kind of incontinence you are dealing with.
The urinary diary organises the following information:
Keeping such a diary for a few days before visiting a doctor will help you stay confident during the visit – you will be able to answer all your doctor’s questions precisely having all the necessary information with you.
A reliable urinary diary is one that is kept for 2–3 days before a visit; however it is advised to write down your observations for a few days extra. Print several copies of a urinary diary and remember about filling it in for a few days before seeing a doctor.