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how long does it take to empty your bladder

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience in Urogynecology
Depends: It really depends on how much volume you are voiding. Most people void with 10-15 ounces and can void about half an ounce per second so you can do the ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Resistant germs: If you are not getting better from these antibiotics, I would worry about the germ being 'resistant'. This is an increasingly common problem these day ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder pressure: Your growing uterus is sitting on the emptying bladder making it difficult to completely void. This is normal and sometimes some supra pubic gentle pr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Likely: What you described is consistent with prostate enlargement. It would be prudent to consult a urologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many possibilities: For a lady of 21, possibilities include urinary tract infection that feels like retention but the frequency & slow trickle are due to irritation when ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on surgery: What type of surgery did you have?
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience in Urogynecology
6 weeks: I instruct my patient that they may drive in 7 to 10 days, return to light work in 10 to 14 days, no intercourse for 8?Weeks, & no heavy lifting for 1 ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not long: Usually only an hour or two, although it may take longer for some individuals.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Flavoxate: This works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the bladder. It is taken 3-4 times a day. Should work quickly in 1-2 days.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 to 6 weeks: After bladder support surgery, the recovery is generally considered complete after about 6 months. But, most surgeons recommend no lifting over 10 to ... Read More
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