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How Often Should A Normal Person Go Pee
No "normal" value: If you drink more fluids your kidneys eliminate the excess water to kep you in balance.So the more you drink the more you have to go, which also depends on your bladder capacity and your habit. Some people go when they have the slightest urge and others prolong having to go.There are medical conditions like diabetes with high blood sugar where you feel like going many times, ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It varies: Babies, depending on whether they are primarily breast fed or formula fed, may have a bowel movement after every feeding, once or twice a day, or once every 2-3 days. As long as it is soft (mushy or like thick soup), it is normal. Call your doctor if the stool is usually hard balls or all water with no substance. ...Read more
No: The typical blood test (meaning just test for blood cell count) draws only a few mls of blood which is almost immediately replaced with no impact. You may be tired beecause of something else (if this was the first time you had blood drawn from you, your level of fear or anxiety could have caused you to feel tired; rule out other causes first) ...Read more
Here are some...: How often does this happen, new or sporadic or constantly recurrent? How long has this been? How often have you had B-jobs? ... etc. The As to all these Qs will bring the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms together correctly so to deduce right A for yours. Clinically, few men experience so due to local congestion/irritation to prostate urethra from arousal/orgasm. Best... ...Read more
What does it mean when a male does not have to urinate but Dan gets to the bathroom and has to urinate and after urinating sperm comes out?
For consideration: This is typically an uncommon problem, but can be caused by a few things. The first thing we think about is whether there is inflammation of the prostate. During urination the bladder can bump against the swollen prostate and cause the release of some semen. Infection or lack of ejaculation can cause this. Retrograde ejaculation can also cause. Have your doc examine you to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urination frequency: As the bladder fills it will get to a certain volume that will trigger it to send a message to your brain that you have to urinate. As long as someone is drinking adequate amount of fluids, holding it in is not terrible. The problem arises if the bladder is not emptying or functioning properly. Overtime increased pressure can effect the kidneys. Kidney disorders can effect urine production. ...Read more
How long can a urinary tract infection be left untreated before it will become dangerous? This is for a friend who won't see the doctor, and I worry.
Depends: Infection in the urinary bladder alone may not become dangerous even if left untreated. There is always a risk that infection could spread to the kidneys. If kidneys are infected, then it can become dangerous in a matter of hours or days, if there is obstruction to urine flow and the patient is diabetic. It is best to get treatment at the earliest. ...Read more
Nocturnal emissions: or 'wet dreams', are normal, occur in nearly everyone and have no bearing on ones baldness pattern, which is an inherited trait. "Wet dreams" happen to usually younger males and females (and can happen later in life, as well) and are quite common. They are harmless. Hair loss is a usually genetic, and is unrelated to wet dreams; so no worries as there is no relationship between the two. ...Read more
I always feel the need to urinate a lot 3-4 days after sex. It never burns, just a constant need to go & sometimes cloudy pee. Is it a recurring UTI?
Sex/UTI: There may be mild trauma to the urethra (tube from bladder out) depending on the position of sex and the duration and aggressiveness. This may create UTI, but in order to prove this you must be seen and evaluated. Guessing because of cloudy urine (which can occur quite normally) is not the way to solve this. See your PCP. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sugars too high?: The term 'diabetes mellitus' actually means excessive sweet urine flowing through. In uncontrolled diabetes with high blood sugars, this sugar abnormally passes through the kidneys and into the urine. The excessive urine then causes dehydration and frequent thirst. Alternatively, high sugars can lead to frequent infections including urine tract infections, that cause frequent urination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Its so common that some cultures don't believe you were a virgin unless there is blood on the sheets. That isn't true, of course, but it gives you an idea that it is very common. Most women don't bleed more than 3 days. If you have prolonged bleeding or if it is heavy, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Yearly: Seeing your gyn every year is a good idea. Though there are discussions in the literature about the need for yearly pap smears, it is prudent to see your gyn for a complete breast and pelvic exam, as well as to review your needs re: birth control, calcium/ vit d intake, breast self exam, diet, exercise, and to have a second set of eyes, in addition to your pmd, to evaluate you for non-gyn issues. ...Read more
How many times a year should a person needs to do blood testing and what's the right age to do so?
Unanswerable: This is a question that has so many variables that it is not answerable. It all depends on the age, the conditions the patients has; the medications the patient is on. Your family physician will know what you need. ...Read more
Absolutely!: With proper diet and exercise, it is possible to reverse all the manifestations of metabolic syndrome, provided damage has not occurred. Most pre-diabetics don't understand this a lifestyle change that cannot be visited occasionally, but adhered to carefully with commitment. Most patients can reverse torso-obesity, blood pressure, hyper-insulinemia, and bad cholesterol without meds. Work at healt. ...Read more
When i require to pee. I need to go asap. When I do reach the toilet my pee takes a few seconds to start and when it does it is not a strong flow. ?
See answer: If your symptoms are of relatively acute onset, one needs to consider a possible UTI or prostatitis (non-bacterial most commonly). If they have been going on for a while, most likely related to a combination of overactive bladder and obstruction from the bladder neck or prostate (former more common given your age of 44). Recommend see a urologist to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
If a person carried a gallon (if he doesn't carry it at usual)to the kitchen.is it normal to feel his heart is beating fast for a while?
Deconditioning: A gallon of liquid is about 4 kg (9 lbs) in weight. If one is not accustomed to carrying around this kind of weight ("deconditioning"), then it is possible this activity puts a demand on the heart. The heart will respond by increasing heart rate & trying to pump more blood. The combination may make it feel like the heart is beating in the chest. It should pass in about 10-15 minutes with rest, tho ...Read more
Is it normal to need to pee 20 or so minuets after masturbateing. I also have a full pee ( full bladder )?
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