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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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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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Hi there is normal for my urine stream or flow to be weak at the age of 41?

Hi there is normal for my urine stream or flow to be weak at the age of 41?

Watch for a while: Yes it is a bit early, usually prostate starts to enlarge at 50 year on wards. But I would not worry about it unless the symptoms become worse over the next 1-3 months in which case you will need a urologist to check your prostate gland. ...Read more

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Im young and I have weak urine flow?

Im 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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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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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 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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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?

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?

Not likely: Please give it some rest and it will be okay. Masturbation is not harmful and is not a sin either. Quit taking "health supplements". If you are eating a normal diet, you do not need these. ...Read more

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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

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

Dr.is right: At your age of 35,cancer of the prostate is not something to consider.Bladder cancer doe not present with a slow stream. Follow your urologist's advice for further diagnostic and treatment recommendations.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Every morning once i wake up n i get weak urine flow. I am 23 female and a virgin.is it bladder prolapse due to heavy weight lifting in gym or normal?

Every morning once i wake up n i get weak urine flow. I am 23 female and a virgin.is it bladder prolapse due to heavy weight lifting in gym or normal?

No prolapse: You are to be commended for exercising. You are probably not drinking enough water to make up the water lost in sweat. Drink enough water each day so that your urine is colorless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I m 23 virgin female. Every moening when i urinate i get a weak urine flow n dribbling.is it normal. During d day the flow is normal.is it a prolapse?

I m 23 virgin female. Every moening when i urinate i get a weak urine flow n dribbling.is it normal. During d day the flow is normal.is it a prolapse?

Here are some...: What you observed & reported are nothing unusual in many, suggesting a temporary overdistention to overstretch bladder muscle resulting in its temporary weakness. Hence, some may have to pee 2-4 times in a period of 1-3 hours before its normal contractibility returns to its normalcy. But is important to watch for worsening. So, do not overdrink before sleep, and waking up once to pee is good idea ...Read more

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Burning sensation at the start of urination, moderate pain in the 2 testicles, weak urine flow , can doxycline help pls?

Burning sensation at the start of urination, moderate pain in the 2 testicles, weak urine flow
, can doxycline help pls?

Infection: It could help cause you likely have some type of infection, but rather than using old meds or someone else's get evaluated instead of guessing and get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in bladder area + testis veins inflammation after urination. Weak urine flow if alpha blockers not taken/skip even one day. Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin)..Help?

Pain in bladder area + testis veins inflammation after urination. Weak urine flow if alpha blockers not taken/skip even one day. Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin)..Help?

See a urologist: Cannot diagnose you over the net. You need to be examined and assessed by a professional face to face. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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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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