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I have had urgency to urinate and been unable to fully empty my bladder for two months. No pain, sometimes urine is very dark.?

I have had urgency to urinate and been unable to fully empty my bladder for two months. No pain, sometimes urine is very dark.?

Drink more fluids!: You need to drink enough water so that your urine is clear and if it is dark that means you have not drank enough water. Water is the best because most other fluids have other stuff in it that is not needed; like sugar, caffeine; you also need to see your family doctor to make sure you don't have a urinary tract infection. A ua is easy and can be done at your doctors office or a lab. ...Read more

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Urgent Care (Definition)

Urgent care is delivered in an ambulatory setting. Patients arrive without appointments, first come, first served (except in cases of emergency) care that is rendered is often to treat minor traumatic injuries (ankle sprain, broken finger), lacerations, minor illnesses - sore throat, cough, uti. Not a primary care setting - patients are referred back ...Read more


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What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

Not useful: Degree or bladder distention on ct is a variable finding of no clinical usefulness. Advise you see a urologist to assess symptoms of frequency. ...Read more

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Could frequent urination be a sign of an std? Sometimes urine is dark, but mostly not. I use the bathroom at least fifteen times a day, and its not simply the urge. It doesn't feel like a urinary tract infection; no burning, no feeling of urgency without

Could frequent urination be a sign of an std? Sometimes urine is dark, but mostly not. I use the bathroom at least fifteen times a day, and its not simply the urge. It doesn't feel like a urinary tract infection; no burning, no feeling of urgency without

Urinary: Urinary frequency could be a sign of a UTI (regardless of wether or not other symptoms are present. However a more concerning cause of polyuria is diabetes. You need to see a doctor asap in order to do a complete work up of this problem.
All the best. ...Read more

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Who is in charge of grading the urgency of ultrasounds?

Who is in charge of grading the urgency of ultrasounds?

Doctor ordering it.: The doctor who orders the ultrasound test usually specifies if the test is to be performed with "routine" or "STAT" urgency. In a true medical emergency, "STAT" (often called "rush" or "ASAP") orders should be used. If the test is ordered "routine, " then scheduling falls upon the administrators of the ultrasound or radiology department where the order is sent. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime to discus ...Read more

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What is a sense of urgency?

What is a sense of urgency?

Have to go---badly!: Assuming you mean urinary urgency, it is just the feeling that you have to go quickly or you might lose control. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urgency?

What is the definition or description of: urgency?

Requires attention: Urgency refers to 1) conditions leading to a strong physiological sensation such as the urgency to pee, and 2) a doctor term describing a condition which needs treatment soon but is not a true emergency requiring immediate attention. ...Read more

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Experiencing a sense of urgency but feeling ok after it passes?

Urgency: Urinary urgency is sometimes a symptom of more serious problems. In general it is common and can be due to medications, caffeine consumption, overactive bladder or even mood and anxiety. If symptoms persist, see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Mental diversion doesn't work, I tried for 40 yrs (I'm 55). You can't ignore strong biological urges like hunger, sex, elimination urgency. Anyone else?

Mental diversion doesn't work, I tried for 40 yrs (I'm 55). You can't ignore strong biological urges like hunger, sex, elimination urgency. Anyone else?

Biological urges: It is true that some biological urges are ingrained in our actions as humans. All of the above urges contribute to a healthy life and/or propagation of our species. Within reasonable health and cultural boundaries, these urges should not be suppressed or ignored. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 41 year old boyfriend urinates frequently and at times with urgency. He goes to the toilet between 2-3 times during the night. What could that mean?

Urgency: He may have an enlarged prostate and should see a urologist to undergo a digital examination and possible blood work. ...Read more

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Urgency but mostly no urin? Is it an infection?

Urgency but mostly no urin? Is it an infection?

COULD BE: This is a common symptom of bacterial cystitis. ...Read more

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Urine culture came back negative. I'm having trouble with urgency and frequency. What could it be?

Urine culture came back negative. I'm having trouble with urgency and frequency. What could it be?

GU irritation?: If not UTI something is still irritating your bladder so it reacts with the feeling of urgency to urinate even when empty. Irritation can come from stones in the bladder or from mass lesions around it such as fibroids or enlarged uterus or severe constipation (fecal mass im rectum). If none, check with a urologist ...Read more

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Uro says I may have sensory urgency no OAB tests all fine just slight pressure higher end scale. Is this diff to OAB? What can help? Already on med

Uro says I may have sensory urgency no OAB tests all fine just slight pressure higher end scale. Is this diff to OAB? What can help? Already on med

Here are some...: Your evolving and changing bladder sensation and accommodation takes place in personal unique way; thereby your urinary symptoms manifest in a wide variation. The diagnostic terminology is designed and coined for study, comparison, & communication although we are all born differently. Yet, the treatment for urinary urgency & frequency under various name of diagnosis has remained about the same. ...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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What to do if there's constant pee urgency and it's not a UTI?

Urgency: Depends on if you are male or female. Urgency can manifest when there is a prostate problem, or bladder inflammation. also if there is abnormal sugar levels or poor absorption of fluid/water. See a doctor to get to the bottom of the problem ...Read more

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How to decide the urgency for booking hysterectomy, bladder and bowel repair?

How to decide the urgency for booking hysterectomy, bladder and bowel repair?

Totally depends: On your symptoms and what condition everything is in, your doc should be giving you strong guidance for that please call the gyn, or gen surgeon or whomever suggested the surgery. ...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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What is hypertension urgency?

What is hypertension urgency?

Severe HTN: It's more accurately: severe HTN with mild symptoms. Mostly BP doesn't cause symptoms, but when it's very high (we're talking >200/>110 - sometimes much higher), there may be angina, heart failure, or encephalopathy. If severe, it's a hypertensive emergency. "urgency" is a term used for a borderline situation. ...Read more

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What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

Broad question: This question is sort of like, 'what does a urologist treat? '. Urinary problems can be cause by enlarged prostates (BPH), prostate cancer, bladder infection, bladder tumor, certain parasites, congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, diabetes insipidus, and many other conditions. Treatments depend on the cause: surgery, certain madications, and dietary habit changes. ...Read more

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I found out yesterday I have a suspected myxoma. I want a second opinion on urgency of further diagnosis & treatment?

I found out yesterday I have a suspected myxoma. I want a second opinion on urgency of further diagnosis & treatment?

You can't get a: Second opinion on Health Tap BASIC - we just provide general health information. You could use HealthTap Concierge or a local provider. Take care. ...Read more

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What does a specific gravity of less than 1.005 indicate. Other factors. Trace. Blood urgency, pressure, no pain no temp.

What does a specific gravity of less than 1.005 indicate. Other factors. Trace. Blood urgency, pressure, no pain no temp.

Trace elements: Pure water has a specific gravity (SG) of 1.
Whatever is added, increases theSG, the widest range is in the urine to preserve the blood SG within a very narrow range, which is usually normal.
U Normal Values: 1.005 to 1.025
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Four times this year I've wet the bed....As an adult. I'm 28. It seems my urinary urgency is becoming more prominent as well. Thoughts?

Could be: Could be diabetes. Or it could be weakening of your pelvic muscles which is common in women who have given birth multiple times. It could also be due to stress or infection. See your physician for an appropriate work up. ...Read more

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Mirabegron (betmiga) seems to not stop my frequency and urgency so much. I'm on 50mg with flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg. May I need more dosage?

Mirabegron (betmiga) seems to not stop my frequency and urgency so much. I'm on 50mg with flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg. May I need more dosage?

Here are some...: The effectiveness of a drug is not always as good as what claimed by the company. Since you've been under urologist's care for obstructive irritative voiding, referring this Q directly to her/him would be the most logical & beneficial thing to do because your doc knows more about your individual condition than anyone online. Yet, to do things right, follow http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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