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My Urine Flow Is Weak
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 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
Yep, : The flow of urine from penis can change from time to time : depending on sitting or standing, how full is the bladder, food products consumed (spices, alcohol, caffeine, acids such a limes, lemons grapefruit ). And the first voiding in the am can be slower than others. So, don't worry at 41 unless it gets to a point where you cannot pee. ...Read more
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
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
Dr. I aggressively masturbated one day and ever since i've been having weak erections. Now urine flow feels constricted. Is it a prostate problem?
Have weak urine flow. After uroflow Dr said I may have a stricture. But I worry abt cancer of bladder & prostate. What r diff in symptoms? I'm worried
Abnormally ejaculated yesterday, now feeling difficulty starting, stopping urine flow. Urine flow is also weak and frequent. Continuous prostate burn.
Prostatitis: You probably have a prostate infection. Please go see your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more