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Are there any women's frequent urination OTC remedies? I was prescribed vesicare (solifenacin) but even with insurance it's horribly expensive.

Are there any women's frequent urination OTC remedies? I was prescribed vesicare (solifenacin) but even with insurance it's horribly expensive.

Yes: Oxytrol patches are now over the counter and work well. I suspect they are a little pricey ay this point. Detrol (tolterodine) is generic and is once a day. Ditropan is 3 times a day dosing and generic. ...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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My period is 12 days late and I have a few symptoms. I have took several home urination test, women clinic urination test and all test were negative.

My period is 12 days late and I have a few symptoms. I have took several home urination test, women clinic urination test and all test were negative.

Doesn't sound like: You are pregnant. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Question about side effects of tramadol; do women get any urination problems or only the men?

Question about side effects of tramadol; do women get any urination problems or only the men?

Both: The drug can cause both and increase in urination as well as a difficulty urinating. These problems occur in both men and women. It is possible that the combination of tramadol and Valtrex (valacyclovir) (a medication taken for genital herpes) may increase the problem with urinary retention. ...Read more

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What does frequent urination in women mean?

What does frequent urination in women mean?

Drinking a lot?: Hi. Frequent urination could be a sign of a urinary tract infection, of diabetes, or just that it's hot and you're drinking a lot to keep cool. I suggest you see your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are common causes of painful urination in women after menstruation?

Cystitis: Possibly or probably a urinary tract infection. You would need to get checked by a professional or at least get your urine check ed and a trial of antibiotics to see if the symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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How is urine retention usually treated in women?

How is urine retention usually treated in women?

Cause based: It depends in the cause of urinary retention. ? Prolapsed uterus ( usually in older pts), weak bladder. Will need urology evaluation including urodynamics. Can be treated to some degree with medications if appropriate. ...Read more

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Pain with urination after I masturbate? (i'm a woman)

Pain with urination after I masturbate? (i'm a woman)

? rubbing urethra: You may be rubbing against your urethral opening, this can cause pain or burning on urination. ...Read more

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Post sex urine leakage in a woman? How abnormal is it?

Post sex urine leakage in a woman?  How abnormal is it?

Can occur: This can occur but is not from having sex but is a manifestation of another problem such as stress urinary leakage, previous back or pelvic surgery, or spinal diease. If the leakage is new or persistent, a urological evaluation is needed to identify the cause and to prevent further bladder damage, if present. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more