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I am 25 y.o. & am having urinary retention. I have WBC in the urine, no bacteria, the rest of my UA is WNL. No pain/burning, no urgency or frequency. No new medications. able to start a stream spontaneously but unable to void much and must bear down very

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Get checked

You need to see your clinician for an evaluation and treatment plan.
Maybe you have a bladder stone, maybe there is bladder muscle function problems, maybe its medication that you are taking. And there are many other possible causes. Do get checked. Thankfully, you are not having any other problems from it yet. Hope that helps.

In brief: Get checked

You need to see your clinician for an evaluation and treatment plan.
Maybe you have a bladder stone, maybe there is bladder muscle function problems, maybe its medication that you are taking. And there are many other possible causes. Do get checked. Thankfully, you are not having any other problems from it yet. Hope that helps.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Ask your doc

about the possibility of a social phobia called Paruresis (bashful bladder).
Here's a link http://search.myway.com/search/redirect.jhtml?action=pick&qs=&pr=GG&searchfor=paruresis&cb=BME&p2=%5EBME%5Ehps101%5ES11188%5Eus&qid=bd50f0218f78419d88f328793ab4cd85&n=780CEA3B&ptb=91F92594-6A9C-4339-9956-DD695A564941&si=CPWw7djIkcICFWxp7Aod1Q8A2A&trs=hps&pg=GGmain&pn=1&ss=sub&st=tab&tpr=hpsb&redirect=mPWsrdz9heamc8iHEhldEdiNibi9yQh1qi8aMthRCxQ%3D&ord=0&ct=AR&

In brief: Ask your doc

about the possibility of a social phobia called Paruresis (bashful bladder).
Here's a link http://search.myway.com/search/redirect.jhtml?action=pick&qs=&pr=GG&searchfor=paruresis&cb=BME&p2=%5EBME%5Ehps101%5ES11188%5Eus&qid=bd50f0218f78419d88f328793ab4cd85&n=780CEA3B&ptb=91F92594-6A9C-4339-9956-DD695A564941&si=CPWw7djIkcICFWxp7Aod1Q8A2A&trs=hps&pg=GGmain&pn=1&ss=sub&st=tab&tpr=hpsb&redirect=mPWsrdz9heamc8iHEhldEdiNibi9yQh1qi8aMthRCxQ%3D&ord=0&ct=AR&
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