The doctor does a series of tests to understand what causes your symptoms. This is called a diagnosis.
Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms can point to other conditions. Part of the diagnosis is ruling out other possible explanations for the symptoms, such as urinary infection or diabetes.
First, the doctor or nurse will take your medical history and do a physical examination. If needed, other tests will be performed. This section offers general information about the diagnosis of OAB and situations can vary from country to country.