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Urinary urgency. What causes it if no infection found?

Urinary urgency. What causes it if no infection found?

Urinary frequency: Any irritation or obstruction can cause urinary frequency - there doesn't need to be an infection per se. A UTI is the most common cause and can usually be identified by urinalysis. An "overactive bladder is a common diagnosis, but retention of urine is often another common cause. Neurologic irritation can cause frequent voiding and interstitial cystitis/bladder ca, too. Needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Severe urinary urgency & frequency for almost 2 months, no infection. Have to pee every 10 minutes. Urologist has no answers. How do I make it stop?

Severe urinary urgency & frequency for almost 2 months, no infection. Have to pee every 10 minutes. Urologist has no answers. How do I make it stop?

May be IC...: After ruling out UTI and emptying bladder, one needs to consider possible ic (interstitial cystitis). For managing such bladder annoyance, take following steps: behavioral modifications such as timed voiding ; decrease oral fluid intake, off coffee and any caffeine-related drink, pelvic floor muscle exercise, judicious use of drugs, and .... Of course, on healthy lifestyle. Detail? See urologists. ...Read more

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Urinary urgency, I pee 20 times daytime, and 15 at night I went to a urologist, he didn't found any infection, or anything wrong on the cbc?

Urinary urgency, I pee 20 times daytime, and 15 at night I went to a urologist, he didn't found any infection, or anything wrong on the cbc?

Urinary Frequency: If not infected there are a few other tests that I would check including sugar level as this may cause an osmotic diuresis. Have your PCP check sugar, calcium in serum and urine. Also you may have an overactive bladder which contracts more frequent than normal and a urodynamic study at your urologist could confirm and treat with meds. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Is it safe to take AZO Bladder Control capsules for a mild urinary urgency problem? I have been to a Dr. & do not have an infection. I'm 67.

Here are some ...: Judicious use of AZO (a topical soothing agent for urinary tract (lining or mucosa) is okay for irritative voiding if you experienced its intended effect. Urinary urgency at one of 67 needs to be checked for bladder emptying and stability by reviewing detailed general and urinary Hx + exam + testing residual urine; it usually results from altering nerve control to the bladder by aging .... ...Read more

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Is marijuana bad for overactive bladder? What to do if it causes urinary urgency & inability to urinate?

Is marijuana bad for overactive bladder? What to do if it causes urinary urgency & inability to urinate?

THC and muscles: Marijuana has effects on muscle function - whether it be muscle function in organs such as the bladder or intestines, or skeletal muscles. That's why your reaction time is slower when you are doing a doobie. If you are having symptoms related to its use, you need to stop its use and if symptoms not improving in a few days, talk to doc about further testing and evaluation of more permanent damage. ...Read more

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Can a cream with baclofen, amitriptyine, & gabapentin in a versapro gel cause burning & urinary urgency & frequency?

Can a cream with baclofen, amitriptyine, & gabapentin in a versapro gel cause burning & urinary urgency & frequency?

Coincidence, UTI: Baclofen, amitriptyine, & Gabapentin is a great cream for chronic pain. I think you have UTI according to the symptoms you have described. See your PCP for evaluation, labs and treatment. ...Read more

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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


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Urinary Urgency (Definition)

Urinary urgency is the sudden sensation of needing to urinate very badly (a sudden ...Read more