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It might: See below for symptoms of urethral stricture: http://www.healthline.com/health/urethral-stricture#overview1 It doesn't look like from your history you have a known urethral stricture and there are other causes for nocturia (e.g. diabetes, bladder problems) so I'd recommend assessment by a doctor licensed in your area to sort through the possibilities and order tests if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What: You had meatoplasy and urethral dilatation. What is your question? I am sorry if I misunderstood your question. ...Read more
Both: Alpha blockers relax the smooth muscle component of the prostate (as opposed to the glandular part). They also relax the INTERNAL urinary sphincter at the neck of the bladder.This is why retrograde ejaculation(the ejaculate goes into the bladder instead of coming out) can occur. They do not relax the EXTERNAL sphincter(below the prostate) which controls urine voluntarily. ...Read more
Urethrogram 2 ways: Urethra filled by retrograde instillation of x-ray contrast, in males, through a foley catheter inflated just inside urethral opening or with a special retrograde urethrogram device attached to a syringe filling urethra and bladder until bladder full & patient voids. Or in both sexes bladder filled via a catheter which is then removed & urethra then filled from below by syringe.Best urethral pics. ...Read more
Premature: Ejaculation is sometimes called ill-timed ejaculation. It is a subjective evaluation. You may orgasm too quickly and not satisfy your partner. If you have concerns you can see your doc or a licensed sex therapist. It is not an illness. Please ask your urologist or your doc about the stricture question. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.
Can vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.
Bladder sling, infection past 3yrs, max growth in culture, flesh partials in culture, possible bladder cancer? ?
NOt really: Your question is a bit hard to understand. If you or family member had a sling for urinary stress incontinence, this can lead to bladder outlet obstruction and uti's. You need to be seen by a urologist and have a urodynamics test and cystoscopy to ensure no foreign body in the urethra or bladder (part of the sling). Cysto will evaluate for potential bladder tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is oxybutynin the best choice for neurologic bladder and occasional bladder leakage? or detrol? or vesicare (solifenacin)?
It's the cheapest: oxybutynin happens to be the original (and che"anticholinergic" on the market, originally developed in the 1970's. It is effective but has side effects (dry mouth, eyes, and constipation). The newer drugs have slightly better side effect profiles. Check out the new beta agonist myrbetriq too. See a specialist in neurogenic bladder, urologists often have additional training in this area. ...Read more
Prostate: It enters through the prostate. Remember the prostate is like a donut. The donut hole is part of the urethra, called the prostatic urethra. ...Read more
Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sporadic frequent/urgent urine, prostate pushing into bladder (per mri), left hn, 73 yo w/m. Would flomax (tamsulosin) relieve hydronephrosis by easing BPH backup?
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
Wrong drug for bugs: Very few organisms in the bladder susceptible to clinda. If you have antibiotic left over from a different infection, throw it away! bladder infection antibiotics are geared towards the bacteria that are found in the realm of the bladder (clinda treates skin staph & some gut anaerobic bacteria). We try once w/best guess (bactrim, amp, cipro) if we fail we treat by culture and susceptibilities. ...Read more
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