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What causes urinary hesitancy as I seem to have had it for the last year+?

What causes urinary hesitancy as I seem to have had it for the last year+?

Hesitancy: Diffuculty initiating the urinary stream can be the result of many things. In the older male it us often from prostatic enlargement. In a young male it can be simply a "shy bladder" or may be due to chemicals or medications making it difficult to relax the sphincters holding back the urine. Decongestants are an example of such medicines. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

Urinary Hesitancy (Definition)

Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go ...Read more


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Can holding urine for a long time habitually cause urinary hesitancy? If so, would it heal itself?

Can holding urine for a long time habitually cause urinary hesitancy? If so, would it heal itself?

It can.: Holding the urine for long periods of time can distend the bladder, stretching out the muscle that allows the bladder to expel urine. If this stretching is great and often enough, the muscle slowly remodels itself, weakening over time. A weak bladder can show hesitancy. As voiding habits improve some of the effects are reversible, but any permanent damage from longstanding distention is not. ...Read more

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Could azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

Could azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

No reason to. ..: Azmacort is a triamcinolone (a synthetic steroid) aerosol inhalor, so there's no reason to cause hesitancy. But, many elderlies already have insidious silent voiding dysfunction with slowing U/F, hesitancy, urgency... by accumulating effect of aging, drugs, some medical comorbidities, etc. But these Sxs tend to elude patient's attention because being not hurting and accepting slow F/U with aging. ...Read more

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Will azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

Will azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

No: It is a topical, it should not cause systemic side effects such as urinary hesitancy ...Read more

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What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

Seek evaluation.: Any significant change in the pattern of urination in an otherwise healthy individual should be evaluated. Behavioral causes, medicines, drugs, can all contribute, but you do not want to miss a neurological cause of new onset dysfunction in voiding. See your primary care physician, but any worry should prompt evaluation by a urologist who specializes in neuro-urology. ...Read more

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Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy). What causes this?

Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy). What causes this?

Here are some. ..: Although most people would not like to be told of getting older, aging is inevitable and working on everyone's body and life. So, what you are experiencing is an early sign of aging with a wide variable pace reflecting our genetic ability and lifestyle. Over time, the described changing pattern in voiding will become more often and obvious. So, just watch but don't hold wishful thinking, but care.. ...Read more

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Can shaving pubic hair around the genital/scrotum cause inflammation in the region? Urinary hesitancy symptoms seem to be flared up. Any correlation?

Can shaving pubic hair around the genital/scrotum cause inflammation in the region? Urinary hesitancy symptoms seem to be flared up. Any correlation?

Yes, shaving can: Cause folliculitis, or inflammation of hair follicles. Urinary symptoms are probably unrelated. Consult your doctor for specific advice. You might need antibiotics or further tests. ...Read more

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55 yo woman. Taking Trileptal, Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) Nsaids. Experienieng extreme fatigue, dizziness, SOB, nausea, urinary hesitancy. Could it be low blood sodi?

55 yo woman. Taking Trileptal, Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) Nsaids. Experienieng extreme fatigue, dizziness, SOB, nausea, urinary hesitancy. Could it be low blood sodi?

Yes: The fatigue, nausea and dizziness can be low sodium. Have that checked. The urinary hesitancy can be an anticholinergic side effect of the medication. The SOB and dizziness can be from anemia which can result from occult blood loss due to GI bleeding from NSAID. A CBC and chem panel will help see if of the above is true. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Urinary hesitancy?

What is the definition or description of: Urinary hesitancy?

Here is...: Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go to http://formefirst. Com/TroublingVoiding-Men. Html. ...Read more

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Urinary hesitancy home remedy?

Urinary hesitancy home remedy?

Urinary hesitancy: This very well may be about a benign swelling of your prostate. This can be treated with an herb known as saw palmetto. One should also empty their prostate gland well during the initial days of taking this herb to decrease the size of the prostate. ...Read more

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Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy), what to do?

Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy), what to do?

Here are some. ..: Seek pro-evaluation to define what may cause your urinary hesitancy and poor bladder emptying; most likely, alpha-blocker may be tried and lifestyle in drinking needs to be modified. In 2- 3 days, your voiding will improve if your voiding is in its early stage with no UTI... So, see urologist who should be able to sort out what you got and how to treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream?

Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream?

No but it is the: Most common cause by far. A urethral stricture could present somehow similarly but is much less common. Bladder polyp, masses, and stones may act similarly. Need urology evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary hesitancy and penis pain during masturbation?

Is there any correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary hesitancy and penis pain during masturbation?

Probably not...: In my 45-yr study and practice in medicine, I have never come across with any discussion or articles describing the correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary frequency ; penile pain during masturbation although pilonidal cyst happens to be close to genital organ. So, I would say: "no.". ...Read more

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I have been taking 300mg gabapentin for three days now for bad bladder pain (I have Interstitial cystitis). This morning I notice urinary hesitancy. Is this a side effect? Also can my body adjust toit

I have been taking 300mg gabapentin for three days now for bad bladder pain (I have Interstitial cystitis). This morning I notice urinary hesitancy. Is this a side effect? Also can my body adjust toit

Gabapentin: Urinary retention is an infrequent side effect of Neurontin (gabapentin). Most side effects do lessen or resolve over the first three weeks of treatment. Reducing the dose and escalating the subsequent doses more slowly can reduce side effects. Discuss this side effect with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What causes urinary frequency in young woman?

What causes urinary frequency in young woman?

UTI: The most common cause in a young woman would be a urinary tract infection. In older ladies overactive bladder amy play a role. Othe cause in a young women maybe interstitial cystitis. See your doctor to see if there is an infection- vagimnal infections can also cause urinary frequency. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infections in women?

Your own bacteria: Urinary tract infections (UTI) come from bacteria already living on your perineal ("bottom") area. These "bad" bacteria that cause UTI are usually kept in check by other "good" bacteria living in the same area. Reasons women get infections are multifactorial (multiple reasons) including sexual activity, state of immune system, anatomy, bladder function, genetic predisposition, possibly diet, etc. ...Read more

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How often on average are poor hygiene skills causes of urinary infection in women?

Often: It is important to wipe after urination from front to back. Otherwise contamination can cause problems. Always try to urinate before and after sex as well. ...Read more

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What causes most women's urinary tract infections?

What causes most women's urinary tract infections?

Intercourse: Many urinary tract infections in women occur after sex because the vaginal and rectal areas are so close to the urethra where women urinate from. Sex allows bacteria from these close areas to be spread toward the urethra. Urinating immediately after sex can decrease the number of infections. If they are still frequent, sometimes doctors will prescribe a medicine to take each time after sex. ...Read more

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Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

No: Cystoscopy is simply a technique to view the inside of the bladder with a video camera. It would not cause incontinence but may be part of the evaluation of incontinence in some patients. ...Read more

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What could cause suddenly urinary retention in a 16 year old female? Could constipation or uti?

What could cause suddenly urinary retention in a 16 year old female? Could constipation or uti?

Medication reaction: Acute urinary retention in a teenager is most often a drug effect. Constipation or UTI would more likely cause urgency, frequency or dribbling. Inability to urinate at all should be dealt with immediately and handled by a qualified specialist. ...Read more

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What causes urinary retention in woman & how does a doctor diagnose and treat it? Uti test negative. Releases every 10-12 hrs only

What causes urinary retention in woman & how does a doctor diagnose and treat it? Uti test negative. Releases every 10-12 hrs only

Many possibilities: There many possibilities for incomplete voiding in a female. Urethral stenosis (narrowing of the urethra) is a common one. See a urologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Can pubic bone misalignment in female due to hip injury cause urinary frequency/ urgency?

Can pubic bone misalignment in female due to hip injury cause urinary frequency/ urgency?

Not likely: I doubt that the above would impinge upon the bladder to cause frequency or urgency. A urologist would be best to evaluate and advise you about diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are some causes of urinary crystals?

What are some causes of urinary crystals?

Diet causes: Certain diets cause crystals like uric acid crystals from high protein diet, beer, and caffeine. Also, phophate crystals from dairy products intake. Also, oxalate from eggplant, strawberry and tea. Please, note the change of urine acidity makes some crystals melt and disappear. Also, some diseases cause crystals like gout, malabsorption, and oxaluria. ...Read more

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Can pinched nerve cause urinary problems?

Can pinched nerve cause urinary problems?

No: Urinary problems can be caused by spinal related issues, but it requires an extensive compressive issue to cause this degree of symptoms. If the amount of stenosis (compression) is sufficient to cause urinary issues it will likely lead to more symptoms such as numbness and pain. ...Read more

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Would myasthenia cause urinary problems as well or is this likely due to something else?

Would myasthenia cause urinary problems as well or is this likely due to something else?

Not directly: Myasthenia affects neuromuscular junction, and skeletal, not smooth, muscle. A complicating urinary tract infection is not a direct effect of myasthenia. Have your doctor check this out. ...Read more

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I've had flakes in my urine for a few weeks now...Varying in size. No other urinary problems. What's the cause?

Unknown: Flaky material in the urine could be many things. It could be infectious material, or clumps of white blood cells, for example. A doctor should take your history, examine you, and perform some basic urine tests to rule out the causes. ...Read more

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What causes urinary retention?

What causes urinary retention?

Many causes: Recent surgery/anesthesia
bladder outlet obstruction
medications
neurologic disorders (multiple sclerosus, for example)
diabetes
infection. ...Read more

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What are causes of a urinary track infection?

What are causes of a urinary track infection?

Microscopic organism: Urinary tract infections (uti's) are caused by micro-organisms. These include bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbial life forms. By far, the most common cause of bacterial urinary tract infection is e. Coli. Structural and functional abnormalities of the genitourinary system predispose people to developing an infection in the urinary tract. ...Read more

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What exactly causes urinary incontinence?

Many factors: Much of incontinence is related to genetic factors. Other common factors include: weak ligaments & muscles due to pregnancy and childbirth, bladder spasms, urinary tract infection, neurologic damage (spinal cord injury, stroke, ms), diabetes, chronic cough chronic heavy lifting, chronic constipation and obesity. ...Read more

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What anotomy of female urinary system?

See link: The following link has a picture that shows the flow of the female urinary tract system, from the kidneys to the external urethral opening.

http://urology.about. Com/od/forwomen/ss/femaleurologysexualanatomy. Htm. ...Read more

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Can porphyria cause high urinary copper?

Can porphyria cause high urinary copper?

No, it does not: However, there are several copper metabolism issues that can occur, including Wilson's disease, and a serum ceruloplasmin level can objectify some of the concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Urinary Hesitancy (Definition)

Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go ...Read more


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Urinary (Definition)

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