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Causes Of Urinary Hesitancy In Women
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
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
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
No: It is a topical, it should not cause systemic side effects such as urinary hesitancy ...Read more
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
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
Can shaving pubic hair around the genital/scrotum cause inflammation in the region? Urinary hesitancy symptoms seem to be flared up. Any correlation?
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
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
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
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
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
My urinary hesitancy & stomach bloating seems to occur in cycles. Menopausal symptoms? Any way to prevent, relief or treat?
I'm 18. I have a urinary hesitancy and prostate aches sometimes. Went to doctor. Psa of. 49. Put me on anti inflammatories. 2 weeks no change. Help?
See a urologist: For evaluation and management, good luckGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
Please help! What is the possible cause for an elderly woman that has had radical mastectomy have recurring urinary tract i?
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
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
Can a man on immunosuppressant cause their female partner to have urinary tract infections after sex?
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
I've had flakes in my urine for a few weeks now...Varying in size. No other urinary problems. What's the cause?
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
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