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can constipation cause urinary problems

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Karelis
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Your GI tract & urinary tract are very close to each other. When there is a large volume of stool in the GI tract, it may put pressure on your bl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Retention of stool often balloons the area of the intestine near the bladder and can physically slow the emptying of urine from kidney to bladder. I ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Yes: Bowel and bladder function are closly related.
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: Can be interrelated. Constipation can cause urinary problems. Structural problems with the pelvis can cause both. If not simple constipation may need ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
See below: The lyme spirochete can infect the bladder and cause frequent urination, pain on urination, even blood and protein in the urine. The typical urinalysi ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience Pediatrics
UTI, GC and chlamydi: Dysuria, may be a sign of a regular uti, caused by bacteria like e. Coli. It may also be a sign of an std. Most common STDs causing dysuria and urethr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: In a case of a herniated disc and compressed nerve it takes a large herniation to cause urinary problems, a simple pinched nerve would likely not a ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not directly: Myasthenia affects neuromuscular junction, and skeletal, not smooth, muscle. A complicating urinary tract infection is not a direct effect of myasthe ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
12 years experience Urology
Unknown: Flaky material in the urine could be many things. It could be infectious material, or clumps of white blood cells, for example. A doctor should take ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Ebv can present in many odd ways beyond the classic presentation with sore throat, swollen glands, fevers and fatigue. Ebv can affect virtually every ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Broad question: This question is sort of like, 'what does a urologist treat?'. Urinary problems can be cause by enlarged prostates (BPH), prostate cancer, bladder in ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
What problems: What kind of urinary problems have you experienced. Talk w/your doctor to see if they are related to androgel, which is unlikely. The other gels may o ... Read More

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