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Why Do I Have To Push To Urinate
Blockage: Typically this is caused by inflammation in the urethra (the tube leaving the bladder) or an obtruction. The most likely obstruction in men is prostate enlargement. In women, prolapsing bladder or a fibroid in the uterus are both common causes. Your doctor should be able to figure this out pretty quickly. ...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 can cause pain in bladder with trace blood in urine, have to push urine out when pee have no infection and had hysterectomy few years ago?
Dull burning pain in urethra that doesn't get worse when urinating. I'll think I'm done urinating, but if I push more dribbles out. Came on suddenly. Home test for UTI was negative. What could cause?
Assume infection: Until proven other wise. Your symptoms are classic for a uti. It may be an atypical agent. Do not depend on the home test. ...Read more
I have to push to urinate. I am 26f with history of ovarian cysts. Could this be the reason? Does it mean it's a large cyst?
I feel like I can't get all of my urine out. Like I have to push it and it still isn't out all the way. And I have a constant urge to urinate.?
Infection, maybe.: You may have a urinary tract infection which can cause these symptoms. See or call your doc today or consider a Healthtap Prime consult: a reasonably priced virtual visit with a doc, where you can be evaluated and treated, if appropriate. Much cheaper than an Urgent Care visit! ...Read more
Hi I'm a 30 year old man and lately I've been having problems starting my urine flow. ..Sometimes I have to push to start. I do have a inflamed kidney?
Prostatitis: Nope. You have an inflamed prostate gland. ...Read more
Hello, I am a female 31. I have to push to get all my urine out. It had been like this for years. When I was younger I used to hold my urine for lo?
Should see specialis: The things that determine how urine flows out of the bladder are the position of the bladder compared to the tube that drains it - the urethra, the muscles around the bladder, and sometimes effects of medications. It is possible to have blockage of the tube. You should see a urologist to make sure that is not the case. ...Read more
Is it normal to find it hard to get the first urine of the day out? I have to push it out in little bits at a time. I am female, 33, 2 children.
Medication SFx?: Some medications may have the side effect of tightening up the urethra, making it difficult to void - amitriptylene and Cymbalta (duloxetine) are common ones for this complaint. If this has just been a recent development, then you might pee in a cup so your fp can see if this hesitancy is the beginning of a uti. It's a little strange that it's only happening in the morning, tho. ...Read more
Every time I pee it burns and I go frequently. And when I urinate sometimes only small amounts come out. I have to push the remaining out. Please help?
I have multiple cysts in my spine and have been having to push to urinate. Just wondering if they could coincide with each other? I'm also on Cymbalta
Not likely: But you need to go see your doctor for evaluation of both issues ...Read more
When I urinate, I feel some urine is left inside bladder and I have to push the bladder from downside with hand so that remaining come out.
Be evaluated. ..: Go to be evaluated so to find out what may be the underlying causes for your feeling not emptying well and poor urine flow. How to unveil the myth behind the symptoms? Follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right diagnosis and care. More? Contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login-using audio/video is better ...Read more
I am a female with difficulty emptying my bladder. No pain, or burning, but I have to push on my lower abdomen to start urine flow?
Always feel like I need to urinate. Sometimes I have to push to empty my bladder. Slight pain in bladder and stomach. Urine test came back normal.
Urodynamics test showed the inner structure of bladder is perfect but I have to push my belly for urine to come out, why is that? I had cauda equina.
Cauda equina is: Your answer, as you likely affected some innervation to the bladder, causing difficulty initiating a urinary stream. There are meds to help, and in some cases, people catheterize themselves, to make it easier, but there is an infection risk. Discuss further with your neurologist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more
Dehydrated or UTI: Foods (asparagus) can do it. If you get dehydrated, your body concentrates your urine to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with a uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more
Several things:: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more
In a female: It is usually related to issues with the urethra, the tube going from the bladder to the outside. There is post void dribbling and leakage with cough and sneeze called stress urinary incontince. It could also be related to a UTI if a new problem? The worst scenario, and not typical, is a neurogenic bladder where the bladder doesn't adequatly empty, then dribbling from "overflow" if prob. Go in. ...Read more
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
Blood & others: Blood makes urine red, can be due to bladder infections or glomerulonephritis, & kidney or bladder stones, also tumors of the kidney, ureter, bladder or urethra. Prostatic enlargement and prostate cancer are other causes. Vascular malformations of bladder or kidney as well as blood coagulation problems ie hemophilia or blood thinners. Foods:beets, blackberries, rhubarb. Meds: pyridium, (phenazopyridine) senna + TB meds. ...Read more
Prostate enlargement: It is very common due to inefficient bladder emptying. Also, other causes include urethral stricture and bladder atony that produce small frequent voids. Also, urinary tract infection but usually have burning discomfort with it. Frequency at night only is also associated with kidney disease or heart failure due to edema and fluid retention. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more
Dehydration: Urine can appear dark for may reasons, but the most common is from relative dehydration. When the kidneys are trying to conserve water they decrease the amount of water excreted, and the urine is more concentrated and appears darker. I would suggest increasing fluid intake. ...Read more
Two common reasons for urine leakage in women. Urge incontinence occurs when the bladder spasms pushing urine out. Medications help.
Stress incontinence occurs after childbirth where the urethra support is stretched so it sags and urine leakage occurs with coughing, laughing, and exercise. Kegels may help. If not, then a sling works well: takes 10 minutes, outpatient, & recovery in few days. ...Read more
Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more
Urobilins, additives: Urobilins are usually responsible for the yellow color to the urine. It is a breakdown product of billirubin, which is formed in the disposal of heme from old red blood cells. Hydration will dilute these compounds, and the urine will appear more colorless. Ingested foods dyes, medications, & vitamins can cause a deep yellow color as well. ...Read more
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