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Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


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Does prostate surgery always cause urinary incontinence?

Does prostate surgery always cause urinary incontinence?

No: There are of course different type of prostate surgery. Postate removal for cancer has a severe incontinence rate of 3-5% and a mild to moderate incontinence rate of 10-15%. Both are very treatable in hands of surgeons who treat this often. Prostate scraping and laser treatments for benign disease rarely lead to incontinenece buts is also very treatable. Bottom line:it happens and is treatable. ...Read more

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Can Overactive Bladder cause: constant feeling of urgency doesnt go away? occasional split stream urination?

Can Overactive Bladder cause: constant feeling of urgency doesnt go away? occasional split stream urination?

Yes - see comments: Urgency suggests overactive bladder(OAB). However split stream suggest bladder outlet obstruction(BOO). Causes of BOO include BPH, urethral stricture, primary bladder neck obstruction, bladder neck contracture. It is common for BOO to cause OAB. BPH is present in only 8% of 30-40 year old men, so it's quite possible you don't have BOO, or have one of the other causes see http://bit.ly/1wHjHAy ...Read more

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Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vagina odor / urinary urgency are usually symptoms of what?

Vaginitis: A vaginal odor is usually caused by certain organisms causing a vaginal infection. Not all infections will produce an odor. Bacterial vaginitis and sometimes trichomonas are the more likely culprits. A left over tampon can also cause an odor. Although urine frequency may mean a bladder infection, vaginitis can also create urethral irritation which will elicit urine frequency. Only testing can tell. ...Read more

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Urge incontinence without stress incontinence, frequent thirst, frequent urination, waking frequently to urinate. Tested neg for diabetes. What is it?

Urge incontinence without stress incontinence, frequent thirst, frequent urination, waking frequently to urinate. Tested neg for diabetes. What is it?

Its hard to say.: You need a test called urodynamics. See either your gynecologist if they have a comfort level with incontinence problems or a urologist. If available, there is a specialist called a uro-gynecologist that would be the optimal person to see to go over treatment options. ...Read more

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Frequent urination, nocturia, urinary retention, and premature ejaculation. What do these symptoms indicate?

Frequent urination, nocturia, urinary retention, and premature ejaculation. What do these symptoms indicate?

An enlarging : Prostate. You're probably overweight and Insulin resistant as well. Need to check prostate and also r/o urine infection. The premature ejaculation is a separate issue. ...Read more

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Morning urinating problem, pain after urinating, uncomfortable feel while sitting, week stream.Are these symptoms of non bacterial prostratitis?

Morning urinating problem, pain after urinating, uncomfortable feel while sitting, week stream.Are these symptoms of non bacterial prostratitis?

Yes possible: Have an exam to know for sure. Your other listed items in your medical history are also significant and can be related to your described symptoms. Be sure you are hydrating well to try and clear your symptoms. ...Read more

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My Father is experiencing urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

My Father is experiencing  urinary retention, frequent urination, difficulty starting urine stream, sudden urge to urinate and prostate gland enlar...

Be checked ASAP...: Of no doubt, your father needs an urgent care to help improve his expected voiding trouble which commonly comes with many aging men. How to gel all these related care done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Thereby, you surely gained insight on how to work well with the doctor for right care timely. Best wish to his health.... ...Read more

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Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check how much urine is in your bladder after you void is a quick test to see if that is the cause of your infections. ...Read more

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What is stress urinary incontinence?

What is stress urinary incontinence?

Leak w/pressure: Stress incontinence is due to a combination of weak ligaments and weak pelvic muscles. Commonly associated w/weakness caused by vaginal childbirth but can occur in women who've not given birth. The most common treatments are kegels or pelvic muscle exercise. Muscles can be too weak to exercise on your own; pelvic floor pt is the best method. Minimally invasive surgery can restore ligament support. ...Read more

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Does sexual anxiety cause post void dribbling?

Does  sexual anxiety cause post void dribbling?

Sexual anxiety: Post void dribbling is more likely a prostate issue or MAY be in the normal range. Please see your doctor or a urologist for diagnosis and treatment if needed. Peace and good health. If you have sexual anxiety please consult w/a licensed sex therapist, a clinical psychologist, or your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the common symtoms of urge incontinence?

What are the common symtoms of urge incontinence?

Urge Incontinence: Incontinence that is caused by a sudden urge to go and unable to make it to the bathroom is urge incontinence. Kegel and pelvic floor exercises can help with holding it in. There are many causes of urge incontinence. You should see a urogynecologist or urologist for a full work up. Further information can be found at www.voicesforpfd.org. ...Read more

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Bladder discomfort daily, but no pain with urination, frequency, urgency. Worse in am. Uti or ic?

Bladder discomfort daily, but no pain with urination, frequency, urgency. Worse in am. Uti or ic?

Bladder pain?: This requires a call to your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of the pain. It may be from some other area than the bladder. Your doctor can determine the cause of the pain and then give proper treatment. ...Read more

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Symptoms of male urinary tract infection besides pain?

Symptoms of male urinary tract infection besides pain?

See below:: Frequent urination, strong, persistent urge to urinate (urgency), burning or tingling sensation during or just after urination (dysuria), low-grade fever, cloudy urine with a strong odor, blood in urine. For more info see: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bladder-infection/ho00022. ...Read more

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Are symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Cancer the same?I have a burning bladder, a little blood, hesitance & fear urinary retention is next.

Are symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Cancer the same?I have a burning bladder, a little blood, hesitance & fear urinary retention is next.

Here are some...: The typical symptoms of both entities uniquely differ, but both may occasionally coexist. Besides, concerning slow urine flow, hesitancy, & even urinary retention + blood in urine, it is possible to sort these things out correctly by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html & blood in urine in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

Can cystoscopy cause urinary incontinence in women?

No: Cystoscopy is simply a technique to view the inside of the bladder with a video camera. It would not cause incontinence but may be part of the evaluation of incontinence in some patients. ...Read more

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Classic signs of postoperative urinary retention?

Multiple signs : The signs of postop urinary retention include inability to urinate and increasing discomfort in the lower abdomen and pelvis. Common reasons include lack of walking, narcotic pain medication which may cause constipation too, or neurological injury from pelvic, spine, or neurologic surgery. Treatment is urethral catheterization, Alpha blocker medication for some men, and followup w urologist. ...Read more

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What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

What could cause urinary hesitancy and bed wetting in a young man?

Seek evaluation.: Any significant change in the pattern of urination in an otherwise healthy individual should be evaluated. Behavioral causes, medicines, drugs, can all contribute, but you do not want to miss a neurological cause of new onset dysfunction in voiding. See your primary care physician, but any worry should prompt evaluation by a urologist who specializes in neuro-urology. ...Read more

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Is bowel incontinence common?

Is bowel incontinence common?

Fecal Incontinence: Fecal incontinence is estimated to occurs in some 5% of the population. The most common cause in the United States is the trauma of vaginal childbirth, particularly if a tear occurred or if a posterior midline episiotomy was performed. It is often not brought by patients and not asked about by doctors. It is treatable and manageable in most cases, with attention to diet, meals, a bowel journal. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


Dr. Hugo Ribot
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Loss Of Bladder Control (Definition)

Is any involuntary leakage of urine. There are a few types of urine incontinence and your physician can ...Read more