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A 19-year-old male asked:

is it harder for women to hold their urine than men since women have short urethra? are womens bladder weaker than mens?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Length: of urethra probably does not affect strength of sphincter, which is what actually controls bladder emptying.

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