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Urinary Stream Starts And Stops
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?
Hi, I have a horseshoe kidney type with continuous inflammation in urinary stream with swelling in the right kidney. What I should do?
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 more
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 more
When a man goes pee and his stream starts and stops multiple times and is sometimes hard to go is this prostate problem or normal?
My son, 6, with autism, is still not fully potty trained. He has a weak stream, starts and stops and his urine stream is eratic. Should I be worried?
Potty training: Not likely but a simple ultrasound can rule out many abnormalities. The ability to maintaim relaxation while voiding can cause these symptoms and if the pressures are high the ultrasound can show some signs. ...Read more
Depends: Dribbling is a sign of urinary obstruction. Most likely this is due to enlargement of the prostate. There could be other causes, however. This will depend on your age, usually. Older men have larger prostates and thus more obstruction. Infections can cause this. Urethral problems can cause this. Bladder pathology could cause this. I would recommend you see your pcp or urologist & get exam. ...Read more
Urinary frequency results from bladder's inability to accommodate urine volume effectively, possibly resulting from uti, overactive bladder (oab), ic, over fluid drinking...
So, see urologist so he/she may help you to figure it out. Meanwhile, pack up the feature and degree of your symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to see him/her timely.
Best wish. .. Always. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Recurrent uti's may be dure to many factors. Auto contamination (wipe backwards after a bm), trauma / irritation (post coital/honeymoon cystitis, chemicals, sprays, perfumes), abnormal anatomy of your urinalry system, lack of hormones (menopause), colonization with an agressive bacteria, to name a few. You and your doc have a talk about prevention and methods to preven (prophylax) against utis. ...Read more
What can be done to stop dribble after urination? What are the causes? There are always a few drops which end up being released after the main stream.
Post-void dribbling: Post-void dribbling is the leakage of a bit of urine after the penis is back in the pants. A man can see his primary care doctor or a urologist, since men can have prostate problems. If the penis is normal and the foreskin is not trapping urine, then be sure the penis hangs freely while peeing. One should relax at the end to let the last drops come out. Women who drip have different issues. ...Read more
Recently I'm having trouble emptying my bladder. It empties halfway and then the stream stops and I have to push out the other half. 20yr old female?
See a gynecologist: Urinary incontinence is very common and there are many treatments available. The treatment depends on the cause of the leaking. Newer treatment available over the last few years are highly successful. Your gynecologist can do the necessary testing or refer you to someone who can more completely evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more
See a urologist.: Problems with voiding are usually caused by obstruction of urine flow (urethral stricture, prostate enlargement), or inability of the bladder to expel urine adequately. I recommend seeing a urologist who can take your history, perform a physical exam, and also perform uroflow testing. Having urine stop midflow is not normal and should be evaluated. ...Read more
Painless numbness in rectal, gential and groin area urinary inconstance can't go/ can't stop going what can be the cause?
This could be a: Medical emergency. If you can't control your bladder and/or bowels, something could be affecting your spinal cord like infection or tumor. If not diagnosed very soon, you could sustain permanent damage to these nerves that control these functions. Go to the ER and get checked out. Good Luck ...Read more
53 year old woman has symptom of intermittent urination for years. Pee all the way, stop at almost the end, then weaker stream. What's the cause?
Depends: Its hard to answer this question without a good history and physical and some tests. This could be secondary to infection (although unlikely if years), obstruction (cystocele, primary bladder neck dysfunction), behavioral, medications, and neurological. This are a few general answers on the differential. ...Read more
Not really: Drinking plenty of water, emptying your bladder as soon as you feel you can, and taking cranberry juice (not cocktail) or the cranberry anthocyanin in tablet form are al helpful. If there is a stone in the bladder or kidney, or a structural defect that predisposes to infection, it can usually be addressed nowadays. ...Read more
Urodynamics: We do a urodynamic test on all women reporting urinary incontinence that is bothersome. Frequently there is anatomic problems from childbearing that are mixed with bladder muscle spasm as the cause. The anatomy can be fixed, yet muscle problems may remain. They respond to physical therapy, neocontrol treatment. Medications can help but only treat symptoms rather than fixing the problem. ...Read more
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My late father had prostate removed. He did not have cancer. My memory of him is his stream was stop start, stop start was that caused by the removal?
Not just for Ca: Prostate surgery done not just for cancer, most commonly done foe benign enlargement that causes obstruction, only enlarged part (adenoma) is removed, prostate gland itself left behind, unlike in cancer the entire gland will be removed. On your dad the scar formation or recurrence possibly the cause. ...Read more
Is it harmful to stop peeing midstream, even if it was near the end of the stream? My cat nipped my leg and I stopped, but couldn't start again.
Not at all!: This is not dangerous at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a urologist: If you are male or a urogynecologist if female. ...Read more
Several reasons: Majority of the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTI) are bacteria that live in our intestines. Sexual activity can lead to frequent uti, also consider anatomical problems that may exist which have not been diagnosed yet. Most frequently UTI occur due to improper wiping after urination. I would see an urologist to help with this issue. ...Read more
I get UTI a lot and after this last infection my urinary flow is not the same at all when I pee my flow starts and stops.
Can you train your bladder to stop wanting to double void? Feel uge to pee constant, testes pain sometimes and split stream sometimes. Prostate normal
Need evaluation: With the symptoms you describe, especially the split stream you need urological evaluation. ...Read more
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely?
Possibly: Depending on a number of variables including how long you have been on flomax, (tamsulosin) what is the severity of your bph, and have you ever been in complete urinary retention before, what would most likely happen is a return to your pre-flomax voiding pattern. You should address your concerns with your doctor and discuss alternatives to Flomax (tamsulosin) if you are finding the side effects particularly bothersome. ...Read more
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely? If so what would I do?
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