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From practicing kegel exercise I have to go to the bathroom much more frequently, is this normal?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Possibly

Performing kegel exercises may focus your attention on your bladder, and this possibly initiates your feeling the need to urinate.
However, performing kegel exercises can squeeze the bladder neck, which if open, in patients with internal urethral sphincter dysfunction can contain urine forcing a little urethra down the urethra producing sensation of need to urinate. Otherwise kegels not cause of f.

In brief: Possibly

Performing kegel exercises may focus your attention on your bladder, and this possibly initiates your feeling the need to urinate.
However, performing kegel exercises can squeeze the bladder neck, which if open, in patients with internal urethral sphincter dysfunction can contain urine forcing a little urethra down the urethra producing sensation of need to urinate. Otherwise kegels not cause of f.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Normal?

No, frequency is often treated by strengthening your pelvic floor muscles.
See your doctor to get a urinalysis performed. If normal, you may need urodynamics.

In brief: Normal?

No, frequency is often treated by strengthening your pelvic floor muscles.
See your doctor to get a urinalysis performed. If normal, you may need urodynamics.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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