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A 35-year-old member asked:

my husband wakes in the middle of the night having to urinate. it is now more frequent. he is 40 no health issues. could it b bladder or prostate?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Likely prostate: Even though he is 40, his symptoms are likely from his prostate. A simple exam should be able to determine his prostate size. Then his doctor can discuss possible treatment.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
UTI ?: At age 40 he should also be checked for prostate by a urologist. For the urinary frequency, you need a urine and culture exams to find out if he has uti.

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A 41-year-old male asked:

My residual urine is 60cc as revealed by repeated sonographies. My prostrate is 18gms and have to urinate often scantily. I don't feel bladder emp?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
OAB: You need a cystoscopy to make sure bladder and urethra lining ok. Your prostate is small so you may have over active bladder which would respond to different medications.

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