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Normal Urinary Stream
Hi, I have a horseshoe kidney type with continuous inflammation in urinary stream with swelling in the right kidney.What I should do?
Husband is having frequent urination,urinary stream that starts and stops,gets up frequently at night to urinate,what could it be?should he see a doc?
How long would a person need to have a urinary tract infection before the infection spread to their blood stream?
varies: That's a tough question to answer because everyone is different. An untreated UTI can ascend the ureters and involved the kidneys (pyelonephritis). This untreated can lead to sepsis (infection spread into blood). Timing can depend on many things such as anatomy, organisms involved as well as time that antibiotics are initiated. ...Read more
Are isolated bladder issues common in ms? I've noticed that I have a weaker urinary stream and I've had some dysesthesias in the arms that come and go
I am experiencing urinary dribbling and abnormal urine stream. Recently catheterized during surgery could this have caused my issues?
Urethral stricture?: It sounds like you might have a urethral stricture, which on rare occasions might result from infection or irritation from a catheter. Prostate problems are the most common explanation overall, but uncommon at your age. For sure see your doctor soon about this; s/he probably will refer you to a urologist. ...Read more
Prostatitis symptoms, but dre always checks out fine. During erection feel swelling in rectum. Weak urinary stream, feeling of not emptying. Did cystisc. And MRI of bladder, nothing. 5 years of this..
Blad nck hypertrophy: Prostatitis is typically characterized by irritative voiding symptoms (yours are obstructive voiding symptoms) and pain. The dre very rarely is revealing in cases of prostatitis. You are too young for a typical enlarged prostate. Cystoscopy rules out urethral stricture. You probably have primary bladder neck hypertrophy. See a neurourologist to confirm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male(26) occasionally has urinary retention,frequent urges, & weak stream (no pain). Ejaculation seems to resolve Sx. Has no STIs. UTI/blockage?
Prostatitis: It could be a prostate infection. I would go see your primary care provider. ...Read more
My Father is experiencing urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...
Be checked ASAP...: Of no doubt, your father needs an urgent care to help improve his expected voiding trouble which commonly comes with many aging men. How to gel all these related care done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Thereby, you surely gained insight on how to work well with the doctor for right care timely. Best wish to his health.... ...Read more
I am 25 y.o. & am having urinary retention. I have WBC in the urine, no bacteria, the rest of my UA is WNL. No pain/burning, no urgency or frequency. No new medications. able to start a stream spontaneously but unable to void much and must bear down very
Get checked: You need to see your clinician for an evaluation and treatment plan. Maybe you have a bladder stone, maybe there is bladder muscle function problems, maybe its medication that you are taking. And there are many other possible causes. Do get checked. Thankfully, you are not having any other problems from it yet. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 23 year old female. I was wondering if it was normal for my urine stream to be very strong?
Not necessarily: As long as you have no burning when urinating or have red color (blood?) or other dark color or frequency of urination I see no need to be overly concerned. If you do have any of the above, make an appointment with your family physician. If by "strong" you mean malodorous it could be from the food you eat like asparagus. ...Read more
Cloudy urine: This can be due to dehydration, but commonly is due to the sudden change in the pH when it hits the toilet water causing materials otherwise soluble in urine to precipitate out. The may be multiple other causes, including infection, but if you are without symptoms would simply ignore this. Best wishes. ...Read more
Always? How always?: As we age, men run risk of developing an enlarged prostate that may decrease urine flow and make it weaker than in one's youth. While it's part of aging, it's not normal if it bothers you. Your Family Doc or Urologist can discuss drug options to improve flow, perhaps surgery if necessary. In meantime, avoid antihistamines & decongestants which can aggravate issue. ...Read more
What could cause my urine stream to be fast? Like it comes out quickly like under high pressure 80% of the time? Is this normal? I am a woman 40 yrs.
Good plumbing !: Most people are worried about a weak urine stream, but if you feel you urine velocity and perhaps volume is high, maybe take a look at your Hemogobin A1C and fasting glucose and see if you might be diabetic. In general a healthy urine stream is good and prevents urinary tract infections ...Read more
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