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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?

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

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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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