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Is it normal to have difficulty urinating, for a week, after an abortion?

Is it normal to have difficulty urinating, for a week, after an abortion?

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

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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What can cause difficulty urinating?

What can cause difficulty urinating?

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

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I have difficulty urinating but only when I haven't eaten in a while. What could be the cause?

I have difficulty urinating but only when I haven't eaten in a while. What could be the cause?

Dehydration or infxn: This can be a sign that you aren't drinking enough liquids, particularly water thoughout the day. It could also be an underlying urine infection. Try drinking more water and if it still isn't better, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have slight difficulty urinating during menopause?

Is it normal to have slight difficulty urinating during menopause?

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

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Clotting after cateterzation and difficulty urinating, what do I do?

Clotting after cath: If there is any bleeding or discomfort after catheterization, you should be seen in the ER or by your doctor ASAP ...Read more

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I have some difficulty urinating. I'm a 75-year-old woman with no health problems?

I have some difficulty urinating. I'm a 75-year-old woman with no health problems?

Urine testing: First have a urine test done to check for infection. If there is no infection you may have some bladder dysfunction, in which case a urologist may be helpful. ...Read more

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I am having difficulty urinating after a laparoscopy?

I am having difficulty urinating after a laparoscopy?

Call surgeon: You don't say how long after laparoscopy it is, or what type surgery was done:; nevertheless call your surgeon promptly if you have post-surgical complaints. ...Read more

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Why do I have difficulty urinating?

Why do I have difficulty urinating?

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

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What could be the cause of your having difficulty urinating?

What could be the cause of your having difficulty urinating?

INFECTION, BLOCKAGE: Inflammed or enlarged bladder/prostate in men are the most common causes. ...Read more

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Difficulty urinating and I can't get hard for sex. What could be wrong?

Difficulty urinating: Difficulty urinating and trouble with erections can be due to an enlarged prostate which in turn can cause decreased erections. However, other medications can cause ED. You need to be seen by a urologist ...Read more

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I have difficulty urinating properly. I am a 50 year old male. What could it be?

I have difficulty urinating properly. I am a 50 year old male. What could it be?

Likely prostate: Enlargement. About half of 50 year old men have some prostatic enlargement and a frequent symptom is problem with urination. See your doctor for an assessment and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Can difficulty urinating be caused by opiates?

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 more

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What can I do about spotting and difficulty urinating after sex?

What can I do about spotting and difficulty urinating after sex?

Different positions: You are being too rough with the bladder and its opening. Work with your partner and try different positions to avoid injuring these areas so much. Positions with the woman on top in particular give her more control and ability to avoid the more sensitive spots. Extra lubrication may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Hello. 3 weeks ago my bf had difficulty urinating &might have been inflammation due to prostitis. Now he has pain in his sides upper & lower. He is 28.

Hello. 3 weeks ago my bf had difficulty urinating &might have been inflammation due to prostitis. Now he has pain in his sides upper & lower. He is 28.

Urgent: This is an urgent problem and he must be seen by his physician today. It sounds like a simple prostate or bladder infection has moved into his kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mild difficulty urinating while taking oxycodone?

It is common: Side effect of the opioid medication. Oxycodone can make it harder to urinate, decrease in the frequency of urination; decrease in urine volume; decreased urine output. If concerned talk to your prescribing physician for medication adjustment. ...Read more

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I have a difficulty urinating and have a flank pain. What should I do?

I have a difficulty urinating and have a flank pain. What should I do?

Urology consult: At your age and in the absence of any obvious problem, you should not be experiencing difficulty with urination. The pain could be a sign of obstruction. This needs to be evaluated soon by a physician and preferably by a urologist. ...Read more

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How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

Visit your doctor: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. See your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating when you grow old?

How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating when you grow old?

Eat healthy: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. ...Read more

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Difficulty urinating. Taking a long time to start and having to strain?

Difficulty urinating. Taking a long time to start and having to strain?

Difficulty urinating: If you're asking about yourself, I would get checked for the presence of urinary traction infection. Also, bladder emptying issues such as cystocele (bladder sagging into the vagina) may be the issue. In case of a male patient, prostate hypertrophy either benign, or prostate cancer would be the first conditions to rule out. ...Read more

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Male 82 yrs difficulty urinating, leakage and constipation what can it be other than tumor?

Male 82 yrs difficulty urinating, leakage and constipation what can it be other than tumor?

BPH: Benign prostatic hypertrophy. See a urologist. Some can be treated with medicine, others need the channel to be cleared. No relation to the constipation. Commonly diet related. Dried apricots and prunes are harmless cures for this. ...Read more

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Acute urinary retention, one day I have extreme difficulty urinating with decreased output, day after I can urinate normally. What's wrong? Scared.

Acute urinary retention, one day I have extreme difficulty urinating with decreased output, day after I can urinate normally. What's wrong? Scared.

See below: Causes of acute urinary retention (AUR) are numerous and can be classified as obstructive, infectious and inflammatory, pharmacologic, neurologic, or other. Thoughcommon in aging males, AUR not common in young, otherwise healthy males. In this age group, prostatitis, fecal impaction, and drugs (alcohol, narcotics, recreational, prescription, or OTC decongestants/antihistamines) most common causes ...Read more

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62 y/o male diabetic difficulty urinating 12 hrs post discectomy now resolved. Ran 99 temp for 2 days. Day 3: 1 hr ago: 95.7 now: 97.9. Do I worry?

62 y/o male diabetic difficulty urinating 12 hrs post discectomy now resolved. Ran 99 temp for 2 days. Day 3: 1 hr ago: 95.7 now: 97.9. Do I worry?

No worry: Your temp is normal.

As long as you remain active, and perform daily check on your incision to make sure it is clean and not red or draining, you should be fine. ...Read more

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