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Difficulty Initiating Urination
Outflow obstruction.: Sounds like you have outflow obstruction. May be due to either an anatomic or physiologic issue. You should have a urinary flow study and a measurement of how much urine is left in your bladder after you void. These tests usually require services of your local urologist. Keep a log of when and how much you urinate. With this info they should be easily able to figure the next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends ?cause: Treatment depends upon cause of difficulty such as urinary incontinence or urinary obstruction. Urinary incontinence may require exercises, medications, catheterization or surgery such as bladder suspension, urethral slings or artificial sphincters or bladder augmentation. Obstruction by prostate - medication, transurethral resection cystoscopically, robotic or open prostatectomy. Stricture by tui. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause hesitant urination. It's not exactly difficulty, but kind of requires more focus lately. No stones or obstructions.
Prostate: As males age, the prostate tends to enlarge with increasing compressive effect on the portion of the urethra that passes through the prostate. Infections of the prostate can also cause similar findings (prostatitis). If the problem has recently started you should be examined by your doctor who may decide to refer you to a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities.: There are many reasons you could be having difficulty voiding. It can be difficult to tell if the problem is the bladder's ability to empty efficiently, or if there is obstruction of urine outflow. A urologist will be able to take an inventory of all your voiding complaints & assess the situation. Your urine flow rate may also be measured in the office. Seek help, there are many good treatments. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: Difficulty urinating can be grouped into disorders of the bladder's ability to expel urine or obstruction of the outflow tract. Bladder problems include muscular disorders, diverticuli, diabetes, & neurologic problems. The most common cause of obstruction in men is an enlarged prostate, but strictures and blockage by stones can occur. If you're having difficulty, i recommend you see a urologist. ...Read more
Cant start your urin: It means you have difficulty starting to urinate. ...Read more
Urinary retention: Constipation makes it difficult for older people to empty their bladder. Sometimes their bowels are impacted. This elderly man may need an enema. He certainly needs a laxative. He may also have an enlarged prostate gland which makes this problem even worse. Treating the constipation may help the problem with urination. He should see his doctor. ...Read more
No: It is not normal to have difficulty urinating in menopause. However, it is more common to see this problem in women with pelvic organ prolapse, infections, certain neurologic disease processes, tumors and in women on certain medications which is more prevalent as women approach menopause. You should see your doctor for evaluation of difficulty with urination. Do not assume this is normal aging. ...Read more
Not really normal...: At this time, be checked if having UTI or poor bladder emptying. How to sort these these things out correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html, http://www.formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html, & http://www.formefirst.com/UTI.html. Thereby, you gain insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right care timely. ...Read more
Mild pain and burning feeling after ejaculation and urge to urinate in addition with difficulty urination. Causes?
I'm 34 years old male. My problem is pain during and after urination. I feel difficulty in urinating when my bladder is really full?
Difficulty urinating. Frequent urge and sometimes just a few drops. Feeling like never relieved from urinating. No pain or discomfort. Just annoying?
Urologist: Call a urologist - this specialist can make sure you don't have an infection. ...Read more
Yes: Opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone & morphine are associated with urinary retention, constipation & dry mouth, among other side effects. While one can attempt to prevent and deal with the latter two issues, preventing & treating urinary retention is trickier. Best to avoid other anticholinergic medications if at all possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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