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Got tight bladder neck I have weak stream urgency constant and feeling of holding back pee. I do empty but I also may have OAB or something else too?

Got tight bladder neck I have weak stream urgency constant and feeling of holding back pee. I do empty but I also may have OAB or something else too?

LUTS: You may be describing lower urinary tract symptoms. Check out IPSS (http://www.uptodate.com/contents/calculator-international-prostatism-symptom-score-ipss & http://www.urospec.com/uro/Forms/ipss.pdf). Then discuss w/your GP. Bladder infection, uncontrolled diabetes & diuretics (water pill) can also do this too. Finasteride & dutasteride can shrink prostate if enlarged. Alpha blockers help too. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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I can pee normally but its not as strong as it was as if my muscles are contracted i empty my bladder its fine but i feel that its so weak what is it ?

I can pee normally but its not as strong as it was as if my muscles are contracted i empty my bladder its fine but i feel that its so weak what is it ?

This sounds normal: It is normal to have a stronger urinary stream when you contract your abdominal and pelvic muscles. A weak urinary stream is normal as long as you are not having difficulty empyting your bladder entirely. ...Read more

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I often wet my undies at the freaking age of 18.Not that i pee, its just that they always remain moist.I feel its coz my bladder muscles are weak, idk?

I often wet my undies at the freaking age of 18.Not  that i pee, its just that they always remain moist.I feel its coz my bladder muscles are weak, idk?

Exam: This issue requires further evaluation of your uriinary tract and female anatomy. A simple pelvic exam and urine analysis will set your mind at ease. Are you sure this is urine and not normal female secretions? I strongly advise a gyn exam. ...Read more

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Daughter-16-had large stool stuck in rectum. It passed. Since then, bladder spasms, hard to start pee, weak streams, no uti. Saw Urologist. Any ideas?

Daughter-16-had large stool stuck in rectum. It passed. Since then, bladder spasms, hard to start pee, weak streams, no uti. Saw Urologist. Any ideas?

Constipation: Some say constipation is mother of many a disease! Certainly urinary symptoms due to chronic constipation are notorious. Unfortunately, there are no easy fixes without proper diagnosis and proper understanding by the patient and in cases of younger ones like your daughter, their immediate caregivers. Her doctor should cleanse her colon with laxatives and follow up in 2-3 wks for any need for ref. ...Read more

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Urine stream extremely weak after cystourethroscopy with hydro...Bladder had possible moderate glomeration before procedure..How long recovery?

Urine stream extremely weak after cystourethroscopy with hydro...Bladder had possible moderate glomeration before procedure..How long recovery?

Slow stream: When you hydrodilate the bladder you stretch the bladder muscle which make weaken its contractility temporarily. In a male who may have an enlarged prostate it may cause resistance to flow and therefore a weak stream. The question I have is what led to hydrodilation of your bladder. Glomerular ions are seen with interstitial cystitis but maybe just result of overstretching the bladder. ...Read more

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Have weak urine flow. After uroflow Dr said I may have a stricture. But I worry abt cancer of bladder & prostate. What r diff in symptoms? I'm worried

Dr.is right: At your age of 35,cancer of the prostate is not something to consider.Bladder cancer doe not present with a slow stream. Follow your urologist's advice for further diagnostic and treatment recommendations.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain in bladder area, bladder feels full but not much urine comes out + weak stream. No frequent urination but when urinate feels pain.

Pain in bladder area, bladder feels full but not much urine comes out + weak stream. No frequent urination but when urinate feels pain.

Here are some ...: You need to be checked out if you have UTI or inability to empty bladder or to hold urine with detailed general Hx/ voiding pattern/ lifestyle, etc., physicals, urinalysis, residual urine check, etc. so to deduce possible causes before proposing reasonable Rx/care. So, go to seek urologist timely; online inquiry and guess would not be enough to pinpoint your current urological concerns. ...Read more

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I have frequent urination. I feel my bladders not empty completely. When ever i go there's a weak stream of urine. And I have constipation.

I have frequent urination. I feel my bladders not empty  completely. When ever i go there's a weak stream of urine. And I have constipation.

Related...: Fix the constipation first and see if that helps. If not, then go see your doctor. You may need to be evaluated for various conditions depending on sex. ...Read more

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Had total vaginal hysterectomy (11wks)ago. Had previous overactive bladder nowhave weak urine str, takes hrs to empty bladder, dr says no prolapse?

Had total vaginal hysterectomy  (11wks)ago. Had previous overactive bladder nowhave weak urine str, takes hrs to empty bladder, dr says no prolapse?

Urodynamic testing: Urodynamic testing by a Urogynecologist or Urologist will help to determine the exact nature of your urinary problem. The assumes that your GYN surgeon did not impede the urethra during the TVH ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more