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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Urinary Hesitancy (Overview)

Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go to http://formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html.


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What causes urinary hesitancy as i seem to have had it for the last year+ ?

What causes urinary hesitancy as i seem to have had it for the last year+ ?

Hesitancy: Diffuculty initiating the urinary stream can be the result of many things. In the older male it us often from prostatic enlargement. In a young male it can be simply a "shy bladder" or may be due to chemicals or medications making it difficult to relax the sphincters holding back the urine. Decongestants are an example of such medicines. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
24 doctors shared insights

Urinary Hesitancy (Overview)

Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go to http://formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html.


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Living with Urinary Incontinence (Checklist)

Find a good urologist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
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Find out the type and cause of your UI and educate yourself
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Manage your intake of fluids: neither too much nor too little
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Watch what you drink: avoid caffeine and alcohol. Stop smoking
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Can holding urine for a long time habitually cause urinary hesitancy? If so, would it heal itself?

Can holding urine for a long time habitually cause urinary hesitancy? If so, would it heal itself?

It can.: Holding the urine for long periods of time can distend the bladder, stretching out the muscle that allows the bladder to expel urine. If this stretching is great and often enough, the muscle slowly remodels itself, weakening over time. A weak bladder can show hesitancy. As voiding habits improve some of the effects are reversible, but any permanent damage from longstanding distention is not. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Urinary hesitancy?

What is the definition or description of: Urinary hesitancy?

Here is...: Urinary hesitancy is designated to describe being unable to start urine flow soon after reaching toilet bowl. Clinically, it suggests a poor ability to relax urinary sphincter or bladder weakness or both. More on voiding trouble? Go to http://formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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What causes urinary hesitancy as i seem to have had it for the last year+ ?

Hesitancy: Diffuculty initiating the urinary stream can be the result of many things. In the older male it us often from prostatic enlargement. In a young male it can be simply a "shy bladder" or may be due to chemicals or medications making it difficult to relax the sphincters holding back the urine. Decongestants are an example of such medicines. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can holding urine for a long time habitually cause urinary hesitancy? If so, would it heal itself?

It can.: Holding the urine for long periods of time can distend the bladder, stretching out the muscle that allows the bladder to expel urine. If this stretching is great and often enough, the muscle slowly remodels itself, weakening over time. A weak bladder can show hesitancy. As voiding habits improve some of the effects are reversible, but any permanent damage from longstanding distention is not. ...Read more

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Urinary hesitancy home remedy?

Urinary hesitancy home remedy?

Urinary hesitancy: This very well may be about a benign swelling of your prostate. This can be treated with an herb known as saw palmetto. One should also empty their prostate gland well during the initial days of taking this herb to decrease the size of the prostate. ...Read more

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Could azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

Could azmacort (triamcinolone) cause urinary hesitancy?

No reason to ...: Azmacort is a triamcinolone (a synthetic steroid) aerosol inhalor, so there's no reason to cause hesitancy. But, many elderlies already have insidious silent voiding dysfunction with slowing U/F, hesitancy, urgency... by accumulating effect of aging, drugs, some medical comorbidities, etc. But these Sxs tend to elude patient's attention because being not hurting and accepting slow F/U with aging. ...Read more

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What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

Seek evaluation.: Any significant change in the pattern of urination in an otherwise healthy individual should be evaluated. Behavioral causes, medicines, drugs, can all contribute, but you do not want to miss a neurological cause of new onset dysfunction in voiding. See your primary care physician, but any worry should prompt evaluation by a urologist who specializes in neuro-urology. ...Read more

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Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy), what to do?

Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy), what to do?

Here are some ...: Seek pro-evaluation to define what may cause your urinary hesitancy and poor bladder emptying; most likely, alpha-blocker may be tried and lifestyle in drinking needs to be modified. In 2- 3 days, your voiding will improve if your voiding is in its early stage with no UTI... So, see urologist who should be able to sort out what you got and how to treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Occasionally I have trouble starting urine flow and emptying my bladder (urinary hesitancy). What causes this?

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

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Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream ?

Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream ?

No but it is the : Most common cause by far. A urethral stricture could present somehow similarly but is much less common. Bladder polyp, masses, and stones may act similarly. Need urology evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary hesitancy and penis pain during masturbation?

Is there any correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary hesitancy and penis pain during masturbation?

Probably not...: In my 45-yr study and practice in medicine, I have never come across with any discussion or articles describing the correlation between pilonidal cyst and urinary frequency ; penile pain during masturbation although pilonidal cyst happens to be close to genital organ. So, i would say: "no.". ...Read more

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I have been taking 300mg gabapentin for three days now for bad bladder pain( I have Interstitial cystitis). This morning I notice urinary hesitancy. Is this a side effect? Also can my body adjust toit

I have been taking 300mg gabapentin for three days now for bad bladder pain( I have Interstitial cystitis). This morning I notice urinary hesitancy. Is this a side effect? Also can my body adjust toit

Gabapentin : Urinary retention is an infrequent side effect of Neurontin (gabapentin). Most side effects do lessen or resolve over the first three weeks of treatment. Reducing the dose and escalating the subsequent doses more slowly can reduce side effects. Discuss this side effect with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more