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  • Atonic Bladder

    Ever been so desperate for the toilet you thought you might burst? Well that’s a bit like what having a case of atonic bladder feels like – all the time. Read more →

  • Discomfort in the lower stomach

    Cystocele

    The bulging or "dropping" of the bladder towards the vagina. Read more →

  • Enlarged Prostate

    An enlarged prostate (known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) is one of three main conditions that can affect the prostate. Read more →

  • Shy bladder can be a nightmare!

    Paruresis

    An inability to urinate in the presence, real or perceived, of others. Read more →

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is caused by the inflammation of the prostate, often caused by a bacterial infection. Read more →

  • Fowler's Syndrome

    Fowler's Syndrome

    Fowler's Syndrome, so-called because it was described by Professor Clare J Fowler in 1985, is a little known condition that causes urinary retention in women. Read more →

  • A microscopic view of prostate cancer cells (Photo courtesy of NCI - Online Otis Brawley)

    Cancer of the Prostate

    The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis that is found only in men. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, but the causes are largely unknown. Read more →

    hurts when I urinate, it is very slow and a bulge near rectum. Sometimes I cannot urinate for 12 hours due to the lump but my body wants to urinate but nothing will come out.... so much pain. When I eventually urinate, I also have wet stool.





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    I am 20 years old. I often have frequent need to urinate more than most people. This is a particular occurrence at night when trying to get to sleep and i can sometimes wake up up to 3 times a night needing to urinate. I always will wake up at least once at night and will need to go. It is not often a desperate need to urinate but often feels like i still have some retained in my bladder. I'm not sure if this is related to my kidneys or prostate. I notably ejaculate a rather large amount and immediately following will need to urinate. Occasionally about 5 minutes after having defecated I will have to run to the bathroom to urinate as it feels as if i relax i will loose control of my bladder. Just getting concerned as to what could cause this





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    Hello, I am a 41 year old male. I've got issues with my many visits to the loo to urinate. When it is at it's worse I can urinate with no problems all, but within a few minutes I suddenly get the urge to go again and I will visit the loo again & urinate just as much as the previous visit. The feeling to urinate doesn't creep up on me, it's quite sudden. This sort of comes and goes and has been for around 6 months. I have had no issues whilst asleep. I do have a appointment with my GP to discuss this, but I thought I would ask here prior to my visit. Thanks





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    every time i have sex with my partner it always feels like i need to urinate but when i go to the toilet its hard to urinate





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    hi i'm 45years old and i only have to cough and i urinate and when i run and play with my sons i also urinate my bladder never feels full. i can go upto 4hrs before goin to the toilet can you please advice me on what to do many thanks.





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    I recently observed some semen on the tip of my penis before I urinate, and I also see some on my boxers or pants. I don't feel any pain during or after I urinate, is anything wrong with me?! I started observing it after I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend. I don't know if was as a result of the sex or it's because I became curious after the sex. Please help me out!





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    hi every time i ejaculate or leak semen i han an urge to urinate it happens straight aftherwoods and can last for a few hours up to days but if i go to urinate sometimes i jut dribble and it makes it worse. and sometimes i get an acheing pain in my penis can anyone tell me what it is its olney started recantly.





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    I have a problem with my penis. I am 28 stone and have a large belly that drops down over my penis. to urinate I carry a plastic jug in my car to urinate at the road side or I have to use a disabled toilet and urinate in the wash hand sink by pushing against it. My penis is less than 40mm and to reach to it I have to use one hand to hold my tummy up and one to direct the flow. most of the time I end up wet. dribbles or worse..fully soaked, I am also Diabetic and have infection regular. as for sex life.. I manage an erection but it is not at the strength it use to be . 3 to 4 " where it use to be 6 to 7" the foreskin does not retract over the gland. it feels like it has cuts on it, help please..





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    I am 22 years old. From around past 1 year I am having a discharge of white fluid(maybe sperm) everytime I urinate while I go to poty . But this fluid does not come out when I only urinate. Plz tell me what to do?





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    I started to get a stinging pain when i urinate its been happening for about a week and half now what shall i do? Do i go and see my doctor about it or do i go to the health clinic? Someone please help me as every time i do urinate it hurts and still hurts after i have finished urinating Thanks!





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    hi im 23 years old and over the past two years have noticed that i urinate almost every ten minutes. when ive urinated and emptied my bladder i still feel the urge to urinate and feel like i still need to go. i also urinate alot during the night.. any help would be much appreciated.





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    I'm 27 and I've struggled to urinate properly for a few years, most of the time it's a very weak stream and whereas when I was younger I felt like I was finished, I now don't know how far I am along or if I've properly finished yet, often pushing out a few bursts that I didn't know were there. I have a feeling of dull pressure in my pubic area especially when I have an erection which feels like an overwhelming need to urinate and I've had to stop during sex to urinate in the past, as well as it being the only thing I can concentrate on. Can anyone help?





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    I have been to the doctors several times about the possibility of having PCOS. I currently have severe acne, dark facial hair, inability to lose weight and irregular periods. However when having given a blood sample to my gp it becomes negative. This aggravates me as although my family do suffer from acne and the inability to lose weight, i seem to be the only one with facial hair and irregualr periods. This is distressing because of my fair skin and sometimes severe abdominal pain. Does a blood sample determine this condition and if it is not PCOS what is it?





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    Hey, yes it's hard but it's something we gotta to deal with. The best advice I can give is to keep positive And to rule out all options. Im starting to think that I may actually have an over active bladder. This makes you feel as if you need to urinate before you bladder has filled enough to urinate. To combat this, I've tried drinking a regular amount and timing when I feel the urge to when I can actually urinate. This has helped a bit but I still need to speak to a specialist to properly control this condition. Hope you find some answers soon!

    hi im 20 yrs old, and sometimes my urine turnes into a milk like substance. its mainly when i urinate slowely, and when i first start to urinate and as im about to stop urinating. have you got any idea what it could be ?





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    I'm recently turned 16 and for about a year now I've had this burning feeling when i urinate after masturbating. If I don't urinate for a while after it's fine but it's anything from about half an hour or below, is this normal??





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    i dont think so

    Hi im 59 and im having pain and trouble urinating and ejaculating. This started quite recently and i think its because my son in law cut my penis off fully up to where the foreskin ends. Doctors have stitched me up. I can only urinate normally once in the morning but when i need to urinate afterwards i have to use a thin tube to get it out. What should i do know? Please help.





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    I'm 22 years old and recently been feeling desperate to go the toilet I even have to go in the middle of the night and I do urinate a lot when I do because I've been drinking plenty of water but I've been having a lot of pressure after I've finish urinated like I need to urinate again but I don't and I've been having cramps in my stomach too.





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    Im 17 and have been having un-protected sex with my boyfriend for 4 months now, and before that i slept with his brother. i know shameful! Recently, well in the past 1-2months, a day or two after sex i need to urinate a lot, even if its only a little bit but feel desperate. it burns as i urinate as well. have i got Gonorreha? or just a simple Water Infection because it doesnt happen every time after sex?





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    Im a 15 year old male and have small white spots on the head of my penis, they don't cause any pain or discomfort but I would like to know what they are. Also, when I go to toilet sometimes it hurts when I urinate,I went to the doctors about this and did a urine sample, they said everything was ok, but it still hurts when I urinate.





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    I'm a 14 year old boy and have been unable to pee using a urinal when it is crowded in a short space of time, it would take me several minutes of standing by it to eventually be able to urinate. However when in a cubicle i can do it easily, unless under pressusre, and when outside i can urinate signifcantly easierly than if at a urinal, im not sure what this means.





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    Could you tell me if it is normal to get up at least twice per night to urinate? do I need to see my doctor I have started to not have a drink after 6 pm but I still need to get up roughly twice per night to urinate ?





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    I'm 18 and I've had cystitis 3 times, it's honestly the most painful thing I've experienced, you get a sting when you urinate and you need to go to the toilet 24/7! I went to the doctors and they get me anti-biotics which helped alot! Also drink plenty of water as this helps keep the sting away from you urinate.





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    i woke up 2 days ago and went to urinate and it hurt it has been hurting for the last two days and tonight i examined myself and noticed a growth inside my vagina if i stick my fingers in about an inch i can feel it. its uncomfortable constantly now not just when i urinate. pleas help





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    I am 15, and i think i have thrush. It hurts when i urinate and it sometimes itches. My mum thinks i have thrush also, but i have noticed now that as i urinate, a bit of blood comes out of me each time. Is that normal for thrush? Please get back to me asap.





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    I have had symptoms such as needing to urinate frequently, hot temperature, swollen gland in groin and bad headaches. On the whole I feel like I have a bad infection. After many attempts to test my urine (no infection) - over a year on high dose antibiotics (nitrofantin and reflex) I am fed up. The antibiotics take most of the symptoms at bay but to be honest I still need to urinate frequently and can urinate all the time. My urine is dark. I have been referred to urology, endured many tests - bladder and scans....They cannot find anything. I am worried about the long term effects of being on high dose antibiotics and feel there is no answer.





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    I have this same problem and before I had this problem, I avoided public bathrooms all together. Then I went to college and because of the longer hours, I had to use one and realised I couldn't urinate. This so far has destroyed a lot of my social life, because of the shame of the problem. I don't think people take the problem seriously enough. It's not so much the problem itself, it's more how it hinders your existence and your choices in life. It takes a lot of perseverence to cope with a problem like this and not sink into depression. I'm not doing to badley, I've had occasions were I can urinate ok. Usually when pubs aren't to crowded, or I'm drunk. But I've also had times were I have only been able to urinate a bit and then and had leakage :/ I'm getting better, but it's hard trying to find a job, with this problem looming over you. The social aspect is the worst though, I find it harder to talk to people and you need friends to support you in life.





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    I'm in the same situation regarding having to sit down to urinate - including having to try to dig it out far enough and withdrawing the foreskin to urinate. I am overweight (19st), but I always seem to have been a little "strange" down there, in that an erection (only about 5") often results in my right testicle being pulled "up" into my torso, to the point where it's being pulled so hard it's painful, like it's been kicked. This obviously has an effect on the chances of maintaining an erection - pain is a strong disincentive to passion :-(

    I'm 15 years old, and i always find that i have to urinate around 10-15 + times a day, and it is worse after i drink a fizzy drink or anything other than water. i also have to rush to the toilet to urinate, and sometimes i even have a slight leakage. even when i don't drink i have to wee alot. ive been to the doctors but they gave me tablets which didn't help so i stopped taking them. people have noticed that i wee more than normal people, what can i do?





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    I went to the toilet to urinate and found that my penis had severely swollen on all sides and around the head (of my penis). It's not bringing any pain but it is a real struggle to urinate without having to move a considerable amount of the swelling back with my hands. I'm only fifteen and this is the first time anything like this has ever happened to me. I'm to embarrassed to tell my parents or see a doctor, so I was wondering whether you guys had any advice on how to cure this problem?





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