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A 33-year-old member asked:

Involuntary muscle contractions of the urethra healthy or a problem?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Necessary & healthy: You require involuntary contractions of the urethral sphincter muscles when you cough or sneeze to prevent expulsion of urine from the bladder, ie wetting.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What causes involuntary muscle contractions?

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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Various Reasons: This could be due to an electrolyte imbalance like low calcium or potassium. It could also be due to stress or anxiety. Could also be from caffeine, medication, exercise or lack of exercise.
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Last updated Aug 11, 2012

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