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What causes you to have a small urine flow?

What causes you to have a small urine flow?

Depends...: Decreased urine flow can be caused by obstruction or decreased bladder function. In men, the most common obstructive problem is usually bph. In women prolapse is most common. Diseases such as diabetes or ms can also affect the bladder and make it difficult to urinate. Talk to your doctor about your problem, you may need a referral to see a urologist. ...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 restores urine flow in a 45 yr old male?

What restores urine flow in a 45 yr old male?

Alpha blocker: Alpha blocker medications relax the muscles around the prostate allowing the urine to flow normally. Finasteride or similar medications can help shrink the prostate tissue to improve urinary flow. This assumes that the bladder is functioning normally and that the problem with urine flow is obstruction secondary to an enlarged prostate. A visit with your doctor can help. ...Read more

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My urine flow has not been as strong as usual for the last 7 days?

My urine flow has not been as strong as usual for the last 7 days?

Can be many things: If you have been drinking less or sweating more and are more dehydrated, you may have less urine decreasing amount and strength of flow. If you are developing prostate problems, it can weaken flow. Infections can cause problems with flow, but you would usually have discomfort and pain. See your doctor and get your urine and prostate checked. ...Read more

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I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

See remark: Thank your lucky stars for having a powerful stream!! this is normal. Congratulate your partner for having good hearing. If it disturbs him, get him a good ear-muff

best in good health ...Read more

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I'm young and I have weak urine flow?

I'm young and I have weak urine flow?

Weak urine flow: If new or getting worse, you should see a urologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to improve or have a solid urine flow?

What is the best way to improve or have a solid urine flow?

Here are some. ..: As men age, most of them will have poor relaxation and opening of prostate urethra due to aging effects coupling with prostate enlargement; these can restrict urine flow like narrowing the nozzle of a garden hose. If one adds a section of hose right outside the nozzle, I guarantee you to see slow poor urine flow as what you experience. How to improve? Timely use drugs to relax and / or shrink. .. ...Read more

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Hi there is it normal for a adult male urine flow to be weak & strong?

Hi there is it normal for a adult male urine flow to be weak & strong?

Here are some...: Generally, the force of urine flow may widely vary and fluctuate due to varying degree of relaxation and opening of bladder outlet to reflect the degree of bladder fullness and stability, which may widely vary and slowly worsen along aging. To deduce correctly what might have been happening to you, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html... ...Read more

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Could a man have problems controlling his urine flow after having his prostate removed?

Could a man have problems controlling his urine flow after having his prostate removed?

Yes: I would recommend visiting your urologist to address the specifics of your concern to get better outcomes as they can listen to all details and plan an appropriate treatment. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

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Should my urine flow always be strong or can it be weak too as I am 41 age male is that normal?

Should my urine flow always be strong or can it be weak too as I am 41 age male is that normal?

Change in stream.: There can be changes in your stream normally at times. However, if there is an increasing common change to decreased stream size you should get checked to be sure there is nothing else going on, like problems with your prostate. Also, many medications, over the counter, and prescription, as well as some herbs and supplements may affect urination. So stop any that have not been okayed by your MD ...Read more

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I'm a 35 male and I have noticed a significantly lower urine flow pressure over last few months, but have no other pain or symptoms.

I'm a 35 male and I have noticed a significantly lower urine flow pressure over last few months, but have no other pain or symptoms.

Get evaluated: Pls have a urologist do an evaluation to verify if this si due to obstruction such as enlarge prostate or urethral stricture to name a few causes. It can also be due to bladder muscle tone problem. Your dr can do tests in the clinic to start workup, and requests radiological exam as well. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm 20 & for the last month my urine flow has gotten stronger and it hurts. I have to slow it down myself cuz of the pressure. Why is this?

I'm 20 & for the last month my urine flow has gotten stronger and it hurts. I have to slow it down myself cuz of the pressure. Why is this?

Dysuria: Pain on urination is distinctly abnormal and should be investigated. This is particularly true if you are also having pressure or pain sensations in the area of the bladder. See a doctor, possibly a urologist and have this evaluated by a knowledgeable individual. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does urine flow through the body? How does it get to the bladder?

How does urine flow through the body? How does it get to the bladder?

Here are some...: Any thing taken in through the mouth goes to stomach through duodenum to jejunum down to ileum (up this level, the foods digested into simple ingredients for absorption into blood vessel, then to liver, to heart to all tissues and organs to nuture them) then into colon where most of water is absorbed. In such circulation, all blood in time filters through kidneys where the excessive water excrete ...Read more

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Sir. When ever iam passing urine flow is very slow kkindly advise me?

Sir. When ever iam passing urine flow is very slow kkindly advise me?

Prostate: At your age, the most likely explanation is benign prostatic hypertrophy. There are many medications that can help improve the symptoms, you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Having trouble with urine flow. Once I stop the flow urine leaks out. I assume this is the prostate so any thoughts?

Having trouble with urine flow. Once I stop the flow urine leaks out. I assume this is the prostate so any thoughts?

Sounds like it: Sounds like it could be an enlarged prostate which is fairly common as men age. See your physician for treatment options and an appropriate physical exam to make sure there is nothing else going on. Sometimes there are other more serious things that could be causing those kind of symptoms. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old women for about a weak I have noticed a reduction in urine flow and the amount of times I void. What can cause this?

I am a 50 year old women for about a weak I have noticed a reduction in urine flow and the amount of times I void. What can cause this?

Here are some. ..: To define what your symptoms may mean to you, it's necessary to analyze the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, progress, etc. Of symptoms over time, conduct physical exam, and test UA, residual urine... to assure no UTI and bladder ability to hold urine and to empty. So, bring forward the info to Doc so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling. ...Read more

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"i am 33 yrs and my urine flow in the mornings are slower compared to day time where my flow is normal. I feel abit of pressure in bladder on and off?

"i am 33 yrs and my urine flow in the mornings are slower compared to day time where my flow is normal. I feel abit of pressure in bladder on and off?

Slow urine flow: You're a little young for benign prostatic hypertrophy (swollen prostate), and you would be really young for bladder or prostate cancer. Nevertheless, I would get thee to a physician for a digital rectal exam, a psa blood test, and, if necessary, a cystoscope of the bladder to see what gives. This is abnormal for a 33 year old. Good luck! ...Read more

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Urine flow rate of 21ml/s max. Ultrasound shows 50ml left in bladder. Normal?

Urine flow rate of 21ml/s max. Ultrasound shows 50ml left in bladder. Normal?

Qualified yes: Urine flow rates above 15 ml/s max are considered normal, and flow rates ...Read more

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Are there exercises I can do to improve my urine flow, even though I have bph?

Are there exercises I can do to improve my urine flow, even though I have bph?

No: Prostate enlaregement, or bph, occurs as a natural part of normal male aging process. Since this is controlled by hormones, there are no exercises or foods one can eat to help improve the symptoms. If a person becomes symptomatic, then medical therapy may be indicated after an initial evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I am 27 and have noticed significant decrease in force of urine flow. Is this a sign of bph?

I am 27 and have noticed significant decrease in force of urine flow. Is this a sign of bph?

BPH: Not likely. BPH does not occur in your age group. Symptoms are more likely due to prostatitis. It may also be from medication (eg allergy meds) or a urethral stricture (narrowing). See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am male. 37yrs old. Had Urine flow rate analysis done. Results = 21ml/s Ultrasound shows approx 50ml left in bladder. Normal?

Urine rate/residual: The rate fo 21 m/se c is normal 50 ml is upper limits of normal for residual discuss with your doctor

Distribution of post-void residual urine volume in randomly selected men.

Kolman C1, Girman CJ, Jacobsen SJ, Lieber MM. J Urol. 1999 Jan;161 (1):122-7. ...Read more

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Since having a prostatectomy and follow-up radiotherapy my urine flow has been very weak. What can be done to restore a normal flow?

Since having a prostatectomy and follow-up radiotherapy my urine flow has been very weak. What can be done to restore a normal flow?

Slow flow: You may have a bladder neck contracture which occurs in 10-25% of patients undergoing surgery. Radiation therapy increases the risk of bnc. Surgery is usually needed, a urethral dilation may improve the condition. Chances of urinary incontinence increase if surgery is required. ...Read more

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What are some 'non-pill' methods to improve urine flow diagnosed as bph? If I take enogh fluids, I am up and down all night. Thanks.

What are some 'non-pill' methods to improve urine flow diagnosed as bph? If I take enogh fluids, I am up and down all night. Thanks.

BPH: If you do not try pills then you need to wear a catheter all the time or learn to catheterization yourself unless you go for surgery (trans urethral resection of prostate). There is no other way. ...Read more

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28 years old male white fluid before urination if I hold it for too long urine flow is very low stops then again starts in drop by drop?

28 years old male white fluid before urination if I hold it for too long urine flow is very low stops then again starts in drop by drop?

See below: This sounds like a condition known as prostatitis to me. To be sure, and to get treated, please see your primary care doctor or, if possible, a local urologist. ...Read more

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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