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25yr old female, DDD with L4-L5 bulging & dehydrated disc, Bertolotti's Syndrome, PFD. Help, now have Urinary Urgency! Have had 2 negative UTI test.

25yr old female, DDD with L4-L5 bulging & dehydrated disc, Bertolotti's Syndrome, PFD. Help, now have Urinary Urgency! Have had 2 negative UTI test.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vaginitis: A vaginal odor is usually caused by certain organisms causing a vaginal infection. Not all infections will produce an odor. Bacterial vaginitis and sometimes trichomonas are the more likely culprits. A left over tampon can also cause an odor. Although urine frequency may mean a bladder infection, vaginitis can also create urethral irritation which will elicit urine frequency. Only testing can tell. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I really only need it at night.

Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I really only need it at night.

Well: If there is any chance you could have an infection - that needs to be addressed first. Take care. ...Read more

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24 yo male, urinary urgency as soon as I have urinated. Negative on pee test, bladder scan, cystoscopy. Suffering 1 1/2 years, please help.

24 yo male, urinary urgency as soon as I have urinated. Negative on pee test, bladder scan, cystoscopy. Suffering 1 1/2 years, please help.

Prostatitis likely: Your symptom fits the profile of prostatitis. If the prostate swells, it triggers pain. Such pain can involve the tip of the penis, groins, testicles, low back and perineum.
Urgency/frequency of urination and a variable stream may also occur. You may notice worsening erections or a discharge from the penis with bowel movements.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take toviaz (fesoterodine) during the day for urinary urgency and frequency and then amitriptyline at night for sleep?? Can they be taken together?

Is it okay to take toviaz (fesoterodine) during the day for urinary urgency and frequency and then amitriptyline at night for sleep?? Can they be taken together?

See my remark: Toviaz (fesoterodine) is a once daily use as a anticholenergic -used for overactive bladder-
You can use Amitryptyline at night don't make it routine ...Read more

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For how long should I do pelvic muscle excercise to alleviate nocturnal urinary urgency? To what extent is it effective?

For how long should I do pelvic muscle excercise to alleviate nocturnal urinary urgency? To what extent is it effective?

Here are some. ..: Pelvic floor muscle exercise is primarily designed to strengthen weakened urinary sphincter resulting in stress urinary incontinence for females, but has been extended for males after prostate surgery and for promoting self-awareness and improving u-sphincter relaxation for ones with urge U-incontinence. But how soon does its effect appear? It depends on age, correctness of exercise, dedication... ...Read more

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Having lots of pain and burning in rectum but also some pain in bladder and much urinary urgency. History of hemmorhoids. What's the connection?

UTI, Prostatitis: It is possible that you may have a urinary tract infection or even prostatitis. If you're constipated, this can lead to hemorrhoids. Constipation can also cause irritation to the prostate and stir up bacteria leading to prostatitis. You need to see your doctor for prostate exam and a urine culture to see if you need to be started on antibiotics for this. ...Read more

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Is it possible that the burning and pain of hemorrhoids can cause a feeling constant urinary urgency? Is there a link? I seem to get both at same time

Is it possible that the burning and pain of hemorrhoids can cause a feeling constant urinary urgency? Is there a link? I seem to get both at same time

Yes, possible: Especially if you have an infection in addition to hemorrhoids. You should get checked out by a doctor, because infection could be serious in this setting. ...Read more

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Can urinary urgency be a symptom of ovarian cancer? I'm 67, in good health, & have no other symptoms. Saw a urologist in Sept.

Can urinary urgency be a symptom of ovarian cancer? I'm 67, in good health, & have no other symptoms. Saw a urologist in Sept.

No, . ..: There's no direct link between urinary urgency and ovarian cancers. You may ask your Doc for additional specific concerns so to ease unnecessary anxiety.
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I have a urinary urgency for over a month... I have been treated with levaquin, cipro, rapaflo (silodosin) & ip272... It seems like nothing helps. I'm 30 & worried?

I have a urinary urgency for over a month... I have been treated with levaquin, cipro, rapaflo (silodosin) & ip272... It seems like nothing helps. I'm 30 & worried?

Extended course: Sometimes an extended course of antibiotics may be necessary. Bladder irritants like caffeine and spicy foods and alcohol can cause symptoms of urinary urgency and should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Urinary urgency?

What is the definition or description of: Urinary urgency?

That is. ..: Feeling one has to go to bathroom in a hurry so to avoid peeing in the pants. ...Read more

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Urinary urgency. What causes it if no infection found?

Urinary urgency. What causes it if no infection found?

Urinary frequency: Any irritation or obstruction can cause urinary frequency - there doesn't need to be an infection per se. A UTI is the most common cause and can usually be identified by urinalysis. An "overactive bladder is a common diagnosis, but retention of urine is often another common cause. Neurologic irritation can cause frequent voiding and interstitial cystitis/bladder ca, too. Needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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How long will I have to reduce my fluid intake to stop urinary urgency?

How long will I have to reduce my fluid intake to stop urinary urgency?

As long as needed: If the only reason u have frequency is drinking too much then the change will need to be permanent. If its while u are making other changes- stopping caffeine and water pills, bladder training kegels then u may be able to resume fluids at 80-100 ounces per day. ...Read more

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The last two weeks having urinary urgency, up to 10-14 times per day of elimination. Last week, I've found tissue in my urine several times. No uti

The last two weeks having urinary urgency, up to 10-14 times per day of elimination. Last week, I've found tissue in my urine several times. No uti

ConsultMD&FollowUp: How do you know that you have no UTI. Did you consult your Doctor&had urinalysis &Urine Culture done. Are you passing lot of urine every time. Do you have any pain or burning when you pass urine? Are you taking any medicine or supplement or coffee/tea? Drinking lots of fluids? There are other causes of frequency of urination from Diabetes Insipidus to Diabetes Mellitus. I will consult Doctor&follow up ...Read more

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Can buscopan make urinary urgency & frequency worse? I've been taking it for 5 days & my overactive bladder symptoms have gotten progressively worse.

Can buscopan make urinary urgency & frequency worse? I've been taking it for 5 days & my overactive bladder symptoms have gotten progressively worse.

Yes, see doctor...: If urine flow slows down soon after its use, watch for incomplete emptying bladder with possible pending urinary retention. So, check with your doctor.

Note: buscopan does slow down bladder contracting ability. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Here are some. ..: Judicious use of AZO (a topical soothing agent for urinary tract (lining or mucosa) is okay for irritative voiding if you experienced its intended effect. Urinary urgency at one of 67 needs to be checked for bladder emptying and stability by reviewing detailed general and urinary Hx + exam + testing residual urine; it usually results from altering nerve control to the bladder by aging. ... ...Read more

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What changes should I make in addition to tolterodine to alleviate urinary urgency at night?

What changes should I make in addition to tolterodine to alleviate urinary urgency at night?

Here are some. ..: Here are some general measures to counter OAB:
1. Moderate fluid intake to the "mimimum",
2. Avoid bladder irritants such as coffee, alcohol, caffeine-/alcohol-related beverages, spicy foods,
3. Exercise pelvic floor muscle to improve self-awareness,
4. Take drugs to suppress bladder instability like Detrol (tolterodine).,
5. Healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession.
6. Others...

See Doc timely ...Read more

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What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction.

What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction.

Urine symptoms: What is the difference between urinary frequency and urinary urgency? I can't seem to figure out the distinction. ANS: frequency means going too many times. Urgency means you feel you have to pee now or you wet your pants if you don't. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing urinary urgency/pain, frequently. But every time I get tested for a UTI, it comes up negative. I don't know how to get relief.

I've been experiencing urinary urgency/pain, frequently. But every time I get tested for a UTI, it comes up negative. I don't know how to get relief.

Here are some...: UTI is a common cause for temporary urinary frequency & urgency but not the only one with others including over urine excretion resulting from fluid over-drinking, urine over production from various reasons, poor bladder instability life CI, poor bladder emptying, etc. More? Ask your urologist who should be able to address the related issues on your voiding concerns. ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for overactive bladder? What to do if it causes urinary urgency & inability to urinate?

Is marijuana bad for overactive bladder? What to do if it causes urinary urgency & inability to urinate?

THC and muscles: Marijuana has effects on muscle function - whether it be muscle function in organs such as the bladder or intestines, or skeletal muscles. That's why your reaction time is slower when you are doing a doobie. If you are having symptoms related to its use, you need to stop its use and if symptoms not improving in a few days, talk to doc about further testing and evaluation of more permanent damage. ...Read more

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Can a cream with baclofen, amitriptyine, & gabapentin in a versapro gel cause burning & urinary urgency & frequency?

Can a cream with baclofen, amitriptyine, & gabapentin in a versapro gel cause burning & urinary urgency & frequency?

Coincidence, UTI: Baclofen, amitriptyine, & Gabapentin is a great cream for chronic pain. I think you have UTI according to the symptoms you have described. See your PCP for evaluation, labs and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pressure on my bladder and urinary urgency with very bad nocturia, I am also suffering from IBS. Are these two connected?

I have pressure on my bladder and urinary urgency with very bad nocturia, I am also suffering from IBS. Are these two connected?

Cystitis, prostatic: It is important to know the temporal relationship of these two groups of symptoms as well as duration of each group of symptoms. In several conditions one can have both bowel and lower urinary tract symptoms, such as prostatitis, prostatic abscess, psoas abscess, tumor, mass, parasites etc., ...Read more

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Severe urinary urgency & frequency for almost 2 months, no infection. Have to pee every 10 minutes. Urologist has no answers. How do I make it stop?

Severe urinary urgency & frequency for almost 2 months, no infection. Have to pee every 10 minutes. Urologist has no answers. How do I make it stop?

May be IC...: After ruling out UTI and emptying bladder, one needs to consider possible ic (interstitial cystitis). For managing such bladder annoyance, take following steps: behavioral modifications such as timed voiding ; decrease oral fluid intake, off coffee and any caffeine-related drink, pelvic floor muscle exercise, judicious use of drugs, and. ... Of course, on healthy lifestyle. Detail? See urologists. ...Read more

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Urinary Urgency (Definition)

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