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Whats The Cause Of An Unsteady Stream Of Urine
Cloudy urine: This can be due to dehydration, but commonly is due to the sudden change in the pH when it hits the toilet water causing materials otherwise soluble in urine to precipitate out. The may be multiple other causes, including infection, but if you are without symptoms would simply ignore this. Best wishes. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
What could cause my urine stream to be fast? Like it comes out quickly like under high pressure 80% of the time? Is this normal? I am a woman 40 yrs.
Good plumbing !: Most people are worried about a weak urine stream, but if you feel you urine velocity and perhaps volume is high, maybe take a look at your Hemogobin A1C and fasting glucose and see if you might be diabetic. In general a healthy urine stream is good and prevents urinary tract infections ...Read more
Urine stream sprayin and dribblin then minutes later aftr leaving b/r more drips in pants. Problem for months now. Causes, advice on correcting?
See a doctor: What you are describing is not normal. You need to see a doctor who will take a full history and perform an exam, then come up with a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Sometimes when I pass urine it comes out in two streams. It is embarrassing.
Many times need to mop up the floor.
What could cause it?
Urethra: Have your doctor refer you to a urologist who can take a better look at the opening and inside your urethra. ...Read more
Urination: If this is new, it may be due to a blockage, such as from a stone, in your urethra. Generally accompanied by significant pain. If you are not drinking 6-8 glasses of water daily, you may just be urinating less. I recommend a basicurinalysis and kidney function test to allay your concerns. ...Read more
Yes it could: Either if untreated or following surgery. Stream will be directed downward if untreated. Also could be very narrow from associated meatal stenosis (small opening) or spraying if meatus is wide or gaping. Both can also occur after surgical repair, i, e, arrow stream from metal stenosis (common complication of surgical repair) or urethral stricture. Spraying stream if meatus large ;/or transverse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
48 y.o. Male, white gooey clumps at start of urine stream that sink and stick to bottom of toilet. No UTI, clear urinalysis dip stick. Pos. causes?
=YES to UTI: It is just fungal, which does not flag on most dipstick tests, requires microscopic evaluation--or just telling Dr about white, gooey clumps and will likely call it fungal and provide treatment. Does indicate risk for diabetes and/or immune problem (?locally, like having STD or ?systemically, like other issue). Needs evaluated to see what problem is. ...Read more
Every 4 months back pain, escaletes &in days cant stand/move,evry movement is agony&my urine stream slows.what could cause this? Have scs fitted alrea
Pretty sure cystoscopy caused a urethra stricture. Slow urine stream,spraying half the time,hesitancy and ejaculation feels blocked 4 months notbetter
Get 2nd opinion: Why cystoscopy at 19yo? Get a 2nd opinion. Your Family Doc can review all your medications, both prescription & over-the-counter, plus dietary supplements, to make sure you're not taking something that's coincidentally making it more difficult to void. S/he can then refer to another Urologist (or go back to chat w/one who did cystoscopy). ...Read more
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