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Lake Villa, IL
A 24-year-old female asked:

Ever since i have gave birth four years ago i still have to pee all the time. i still wake up in the middle of the night to go to what can cause this?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Problematic: Orthodox answer is that mechanical trauma of childbirth loosens the pelvic floor and muscles that tighten urethra outlet tract coming from bladder. A urologist can test urinary outflow tract ; measure competence. Some woman have joint hypermobility syndrome with loose pelvic girdle ligaments ; they develop interstitial cystitis which, imo, results from pelvic region autonomic nerve impingements.

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