Tolterodine

Tolterodine belongs to the group of antimuscarinics, which help regulate the contraction of bladder muscles that cause urinary frequency, urgency, and continence. Relaxation of the muscles is the mechanism of action of this drug. It is prescribed for overactive bladder and can be taken twice daily, either with or without food, as directed by your physician.

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Are my urinary problems occur due to frequent masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old unmarried male. I have a problem while urinating from past two years. I have consulted my urologist, and we did many tests like urine culture, serum creatinine, and ultrasound KUB. After all these tests my doctor said there is no problem in my urinary tract. A few m...  Read Full »


Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to know about your problem. Frequent urination is a common problem called overactive bladder. Other than this, mild pain in the urogenital region can be due to neural pain. Masturbation usually does not cause these problems. I hope you had already taken a cou...  Read Full »

Why is my urine output low except when I exercise or do abdominal massage?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old male. I have some problems with urination. It got started before a day. I have low urine output. I have only a small amount of urine passage every time after urination. But after doing exercise or some abdominal massage, I have more urine output. I have attached my repor...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports are normal except for isolated ketonuria. I suggest you repeat your urine test for ketones. Usually, ketonuria occurs due to uncontrolled diabetes, starvation, prolonged vomiting and diarrhea, glycogen storage disease, severe sustained exercise, dietary imb...  Read Full »

What do sudden frequent urination and flank pain indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from frequent urination for the last two days and slight pain in the left side abdomen. The urine test found 10-15 hpf RBC and the USG report came back normal. What does this mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you smoke? At 33 years, the combination of recent onset of frequent urination with flank pain and urine analysis showing RBC (red blood cells) indicates the most likely passage of the small ureteric stone. If USG comes persistently normal with same picture r...  Read Full »

Why do I have frequent urination with pain and discomfort after catheterization during laparotomy?

Query: Hello doctor, I was admitted to a hospital for an emergency laparotomy 16 months ago to examine my abdominal fluids, but no problems were found, and I was discharged. During the laparotomy, they had placed a catheter to collect my urine which was fitted and removed. When it was removed, I experience...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These problems are common after catheterization, especially if the catheter was placed for more than a week. These symptoms can be due to inflammation of the bladder and the prostate caused by the catheter. Usually, we check urine for culture, do a flexible cystoscopy t...  Read Full »

How to manage bladder sphincter dyssynergia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old male, and I have a lot of problems during urination, from 20 days. The quantity of urine is very less, I feel that my bladder is not empty, and I have to pee frequently. I consulted a doctor, and he asked me to do a urine culture, KUB scan, and uroflowmetry. My ur...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description, you do not appear to have bladder sphincter dyssynergia, as you have these symptoms for a short duration and KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) scan is normal. Were you prescribed any antibiotics at the start of this episode? I think it is a case o...  Read Full »

Will recurrent UTI occur due to holding urine for a prolonged time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I did a urine test today, there is no UTI or any infection, but the RBC count was 0 to 1. I did a test six weeks back, which showed the RBC count to be 4 to 6. I still feel there is a block to the urine flow, and I have to go every 15 minutes or every one hou...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have very frequent urination and poor flow with recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). I would like to know the following. Do you have constipation or numbness of the sole? How frequently do you get up at night? Has any catheter been put ...  Read Full »

I want to know whether my urinary problems can be cured. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, Since the last 20 days, I am having urinary problems. My symptoms are poor urine stream, less volume of urine, the frequency of urination is more if I drink more fluids, urinary retention, pain in the area which is near the left side of the penis, and post void dribbling. My doctor to...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before a month, how was your urinary flow? If there is a sudden decrease in the flow then get an x-ray KUB (kidney, urethra, and bladder), including the penile urethra, as kidney stone may be missed in an ultrasound. Also, share the urine analysis report. I suggest y...  Read Full »

I urinate less in the morning as compared to later hours. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37 year old male. I have urination problem for the last six months. There is no urine build up in the morning hours. I am voiding only a small quantity of deep yellow colored concentrated urine with no pressure in the morning. After 2 hours of taking tea and water, I urinate fre...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of your symptoms are normal. If bothered by frequent urination during sleep, then I suggest tablet Tolterodine 2 mg and tablet Tamsulosin 0.2 mg before going to bed for 14 days. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take treatment with consent....  Read Full »

What is the recommended treatment for weak bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to speak with a urologist after many STD screenings. All my tests have come back negative, yet the symptoms I face says otherwise. I have had three different screenings since last year. I suffer from discomfort (minor pain), and a weak bladder (urinating often). Tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Which medications did you take beside antibiotics? What is the pH of your urine in urine routine examination? How do you diagnose that you have a weak bladder? Any cystoscopy, uroflow, or urodynamic study done? Which are the three most...  Read Full »

Can cell therapy help a patient with neurogenic bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter, who is 22 years old, has neurogenic bladder. Her height is 4'10" and weight is 53 kg. She is suffering from voiding dysfunction and constipation. She underwent surgery for spinal lipoma when she was 45 days old. Her bladder trabeculated and grade 3 reflux. Her right kidney is...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Yes, your daughter needs treatment. I need to know that, how is she doing without medicines? How many times in the night does she pass urine? For further information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-...  Read Full »

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