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What Can I Do To Stop Urinary Dribbling
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urinary dribbling is usually referred to the annoying dribbling out some urine after zipping in the penis, which results from aging-related muscle weakness around the bulbous urethra and reflects the tightness of penile suspensory ligament, but can be helped with urethral milking by stroking urethra from area behind the sac toward the end of urethra for 2-4 times until not ...Read more
Postvoid dribbling?: Urinary dribbling is usually referred to the annoying dribbling out some urine after zipping in the penis, which results from aging-related muscle weakness around the bulbous urethra and reflects the tightness of penile suspensory ligament, but can be helped with urethral milking by stroking urethra from area behind the sac toward the end of urethra for 2-4 times until not more urine dribbles out. ...Read more
Urinary "dribbling": I would ask first what you mean by urinary "dribbling". Does she have wetness in her panties that could be just due to poor wiping. Does she hold her urine until the last second and then have some overflow as she tries to make it to the bathroom? Because "dribbling" as I would define it is not normal in a prepubertal girl. Also need to check for UTI, chronic constipation and other possible causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some ...: Here is the first thing anyone can do - leaning forward to pee, and gently soaking the genital area with soft tissue after each peeing - which will help keep there area dry and clean so leading to less yeast infection. Besides, see urologist to check out if some vaginal tissue may deflect urine flow causing urine running into vagina for postvoid dribbling as needed. ...Read more
When i urinate and 'stop', urine frequently keeps dribbling out... For minutes after. It is embarrassing. Is it a prostate problem?
Possibly: This problem occurs in between 12 and 65% of men--at all ages, not just older men--depending on the study. It's most commonly embarrassing, not serious. Pelvic floor exercises --yes, the same kind women are taught! or in yoga classes -- will help. That said, you ought to rule out a condition affecting the prostate, as you suggest. An (unpleasant) digital exam can tell alot, if not everything. ...Read more
Many causes. : There is a difference between dribbling and incontinence. Post-void dribbling is a common condition where residual urine in the urethra leaks out after voiding. This can occur in healthy, fully continent men. In women, this is rare and more likely incontinence. There are many causes & types of urinary incontinence, and treatment will depend on the cause. ...Read more
Varies: As a father, who've had two kids with same problem, i can tell you no matter what you do, they will turn out fine as soon as they stop dribbling and get little older--just gives the parent heartache the meantime. One child we faithfully used Hydrocortisone and lotion daily. Second child we kept it as dry as we could, occasionally used Hydrocortisone and lotion. They both turned out okay. ...Read more
No Matter How You...: Post void dribbling(pvd) results from incomplete contraction of the muscles around the urethra(urine channel). This results in urine that, with movement, can leak out. The best ways to resolve this are to practice squeezing the muscle that starts-stops flow(kegel exercises). With a strong squeeze leftover urine can be passed. Milking the urethra from behind the scrotum forward can also expel it. ...Read more
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