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When i was sound asleep, i awoke to feeling like i had to use the bathroom. as i got up it felt like there was a popping feeling in my bladder region?

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
37 years experience
Family practice : Your prostate is probably enlarged. You don't empty your bladder entirely. Which causes you to void more frequently. Getting up at night to urinate is a sign of an enlarged prostate the popping you felt is probably related to to it trying to open up. If there is no pain and you were able to urinate you are fine to wait to see your dr. Call him and let him know what's going on.

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