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Urination (Overview)

The act of passing your urine via your urethra.


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What could cause trouble urination?

What could cause trouble urination?

Many possibilities.: Trouble with urination can be grouped into disorders of the bladder's ability to expel urine or obstruction of the outflow tract. Bladder problems include muscular disorders, diverticuli, diabetes, & neurologic problems. The most common cause of obstruction in men is an enlarged prostate, but strictures and blockage by stones can occur. If you're having difficulty, I recommend you see a urologist. ...Read more

Urination (Overview)

The act of passing your urine via your urethra.


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What can cause pain during urination?

What can cause pain during urination?

Many possibilities.: Many things can cause dysuria, which is a pain or burning sensation during voiding. A common cause is infection: infections such as gonnorrhea or chalmydia, or urinary tract infections caused by e. Coli and others. Other causes: chemical irritation from soaps, lotions, or spermicide; vigorous sex, masturbation, & ejaculation. Seek evaluation: urine testing can reveal the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Managing Micturition Syncope (Checklist)

Try to stay well hydrated
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Try to sit while you are urinating, particularly if you are a man
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Recognize the signs, and sit down if you feel light-headed
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What could cause pain during urination?

Possible infection.: Many things can cause dysuria, which is a pain or burning sensation during voiding. A common cause is infection: infections such as gonnorrhea or chalmydia, or urinary tract infections caused by e. Coli and others. Other causes: chemical irritation from soaps, lotions, or spermicide; vigorous sex, masturbation, & ejaculation. Seek evaluation: urine testing can reveal the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a cortiaone shot increase urination?

Can a cortiaone shot increase urination?

Problems with Sugars: Cortisone is a steroid and can increase blood sugars substantially in known diabetic patients. If you notice a significant change in urination while on steroids, you should have your primary physician evaluate for diabetes. ...Read more

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What causes frequent and smelly urination?

What causes frequent and smelly urination?

Possible UTI: My first thought is that you should see your doctor to test your urine for a urinary tract infection. If you do, then the right antibiotic should help. ...Read more

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A constant urination feeling with dyeriaha?

A constant urination feeling with dyeriaha?

Prostatitis?: The prostate gland sits at the exit vault of your rectum. Therefore, inflammation in the prostate can irritate the rectum, and inflammation of the rectum can irritate the prostate resulting in a combination of urinary and bowel symptoms. This takes a medical examination to diagnose and resolve. ...Read more

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What could cause frequent nocturnal urination?

Many causes: Peeing at night can be caused by many different things. The first thing to do is keep a bladder diary for a couple days. This will help your provider when you see them for this problem. Here is a link to a bladder diary. Fill it out for 2-3 days before seeing a urologist. (http://kidney. Niddk. Nih. Gov/kudiseases/pubs/diary/index. Aspx). ...Read more

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How much urination is too much for a single time?

Urination amounts: Too much urination at a time is not as much of a concern as too little volume. Average bladder capacity is 500cc (1/4 of a 2 liter bottle of soda) but bladder capacities can range much higher. Small volumes can be from an overactive bladder, small bladder capacity, infection, bladder lining irritation from stones or masses, urethral obstruction. ...Read more

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How can I stop pain at the end and after urination?

UTI?: You may have a urinary tract infection. Please see your hcp (healthcare provider) as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What cause a weird sensation at the end of urination?

Early UTI: It is possible that you are developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). Drink lots of water but if the symptoms continue or worsen you will need to see a doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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What could cause urination several times during the night?

What could cause urination several times during the night?

Excessive fluid: To get out of bed at night one or two times to urinate is normal especially for senior. If you drink plenty of fluid before you retire to bed, natuarlly you will have to get up at night to urinate. If you have to get up 3-4 times at night every time regardless of your fluid intake, then you should see a gynecologist or urologist to have a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 56 a female experincing night time ferquent urination

I am 56 a female experincing night time ferquent urination

Get checked: At 56 lack of Estrogens cause dryness of vaginal mucosa, and this change predisposes to urinary infections, see your doctor. May need possible local estrogen ointment treatments. ...Read more

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Docter I mastubate daily. Now I feel pain during urination?

Here are some. ..: Now, stop masturbation and see if you may feel slowly but surely getting better day by day in 5-7 days. If yes, it is related with too much beating; if not, seek professional evaluation and counseling for now and future so to live a fun-more and worry-less life. ...Read more

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On and off frequant urination for 3months no other symptoms?

On and off frequant urination for 3months no other symptoms?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor will want details about frequent urination such as if it happens only while awake, or also throughout the night; if there is lots of urine each time, or just a little bit; if there is a sense of not fully emptying, or the person thinks she's completely emptying; etc... If symptoms only happen in the daytime, they might be diet (types/quantity of drinks) related or anxiety related. ...Read more

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Why was I asked to keep a urination diary? It is humiliating.

Why was I asked to keep a urination diary? It is humiliating.

Not if it cures you: Urination diary is important to make sure that the fluid balance between input and output is stable i.e. Intake equals output. If you drink 1.5 liters and urinate only 1 liter on routine basis then you will need to increase the water pill to make it even or else you will get severe swelling and heart failure. You need to keep intake no more than your output to avoid this problem i.e.Restrict fluid. ...Read more

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I have a problem regarding urination frequency. What can I do?

I have a problem regarding urination frequency. What can I do?

Many things can help: ..But first an evaluation must be performed to find the cause of your urinary frequency. The most helpful thing is to provide your physician a 2 day bladder diary. Write down when and how much you drink, when you void, feel sudden urges, or leak. These data will help to determine if behavior modification, timed voiding, medications, or even surgical procedures will be of most benefit to you. ...Read more

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Why morning boner occurs?? and why it goea away after urination??

Why morning boner occurs?? and why it goea away after urination??

Full bladder and NO: A full bladder causes some pressure on the prostate and helps produce a modest level of nitric oxide, the potent Vasodilator in the body which helps with erection. When you void, it all goes away. ...Read more

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If a child cries at the time of urination, is it always something bad?

If a child cries at the time of urination, is it always something bad?

No, But worth check: Suggest a urinalysis to rule out a uti. Worth consulting with a pediatric urologist if child cries or has discomfort every time he/she urinates. Could be an anatomic problem. ...Read more

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What could cause urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

Evaluation: If you have dysuria comes and goes every two weeks, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fainting related to urination?

What is the definition or description of: Fainting related to urination?

Here are some...: Fainting spells at/during urination is not uncommon and is a form of autonomic nerve "instability" leading to so-called vasovagal reflex manifesting slow heart beat and subsequent low BP, which are usually self-limiting and transient, and recover after squatting down or sitting down. More? Seek evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

What to do if I have urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

See PCP or urologist: If this has been occurring over a period of time it is most reasonable to pursue further evaluation with your primary care physcian for a through history and evaluation including a urinalysis ...Read more

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What could be the cause of urination twice each night with no other symptoms?

What could be the cause of urination twice each night with no other symptoms?

A few possibilities: In middle-aged or older men, the most likely cause of frequent nighttime urination is an enlarged prostate. The prostate is located below the bladder, and if enlarged, can cause the bladder to not empty completely. This in turn leads to frequent urination. Other possibilities include bladder infections, excess liquids, or more rarely inflammation in the prostate or bladder or a tumor. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when a man urinates and there is blood in the urine?

What exactly does it mean when a man urinates and there is blood in the urine?

Hematuria: Tumor of kidney or bladder must be ruled out. Can also be caused by uti, prostatitis, kidney stones & certain kidney dieases & happens to some marathon runners. Should always be checked out. But, basically it is urinary tract cancer until proven otherwise. ...Read more