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Urinary Bladder Weakness

Urinary bladder weakness leads to urinary incontinence, frequent urge to urinate even at night during sleep, urinary leakage, and increased urinary frequency. Causes of the weak bladder include obesity, bladder irritants like caffeine, spicy foods, diuretics, alcohol, nerve damage, and urinary tract infection. Bladder weakness can adversely affect the mental well-being of an individual. Avoiding bladder irritant foods, preventing constipation by taking food rich in fiber, and reducing excess weight are necessary. Behavioral techniques to control the urge and bladder retraining program may help train the bladder.

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I have been experiencing frequent urination and completed a course of Ciprofloxacin. What further treatment should I undergo?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an issue of frequent but little amount of urination. I need to urinate 15 times a day, and the color of my urine is clear or yellowish without any pain. I underwent STD tests, which came out negative. However, the tests indicated the presence of bacteria in my urine, for which t...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Thank you for reaching us at I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. Based on the information you provided, it seems that you experience urination mostly in drops. Additionally, I would like to know if you have to strain while passing urine and how long you ha...  Read Full »

How do you stop urinary bladder leakage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female. I am facing an issue with my urinary bladder. Most of the times I find my underwear wet with water or urine and not with white discharge. I feel my urine gets leaked. It is not that I tend to hold onto my urine for long. Whenever I feel like urinating, I instant...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you please provide more history? How long have you been having this issue now? Do you have pain with urination? How many kids to you have and were they relieved vaginally? Did you have any bladder or cervical procedure?   Read Full »

I have a twitching in my right leg and a weak bladder. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor, Since eight months, I have been having twitching in my right leg and foot and extremely mild weakness combined with intermittent bladder hesitancy. I finally had an MRI of my lumbar spine. I am currently a college student doing a studyabroad and so I am attaching my MRI results.The res...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello Welcome to Considering your symptoms (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), I recommend performing nerve conduction studies to exclude possible neuropathy and a brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to exclude MS (multiple sclerosis). The lumbar spine MRI is n...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my weak urine stream and poor erection?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is I have been masturbating for a long time, and now I am facing problems. I cannot stop my urine, and it is hard to control. When I urinate, it just comes out a little, and I think my bladder is weak. My penis is strong only for a few minutes and goes down soon. Also, my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your distress, and I will do my best to advise you. Masturbation usually does not cause trouble if it is done on an occasional basis and avoiding friction by lubrication and clean hygiene. From your presentation and mentioned issues, I will take it one by one...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for mild naval pain and burning sensation during urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have mild pain in the naval area and below it continuously. Sometimes it gets severe with burning sensation on urination. I get mouth ulcers sometimes, and rarely the pain reaches up to the chest. One year back, I had a problem with urinating, and a few ot...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain at the naval area especially during the filling phase and pain reduction after passing urine with burning sensation are consistent with inflammation of the bladder, bladder stone, or lower ureteric stone. Inflammation of urinary bladder can be acute or chronic. In ...  Read Full »

Why do I have irritation and discomfort at the tip of penis while getting an urge to urinate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. For the past, 24 hours I have been experiencing an ongoing urge to urinate with a slight discomforting pain which feels near to the inside of the tip of the penis. When I do urinate, I only do small amounts, and being a volunteer fire fighter I know that the ur...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms of frequency indicate inflammation or irritation to your bladder, prostate, or urethra, which we call as lower urinary tract. Inflammation can be secondary to an infection, and irritation can be due to stone at lower ureter or bladder. Previous history of ye...  Read Full »

Why do I get an urge to urinate as soon as I drink water?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41-year-old male. For the past 30-40 days, I am facing issues with frequent urination. As soon as I drink water after 15-20 minutes, I get the urge to urinate, and the urine is white color or light yellow. Then I consulted the local physician, he gave Ofloxacin 200 for three to fou...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Frequency of urination is related to a few causes small bladder incomplete emptying of bladder, increased amount of urine production, inflammation of bladder, inflammation of the prostate or inflammation of the urethra. Small bladder is unlikely as it is related to chroni...  Read Full »

I have a constant urge to urinate. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old woman. This problem started four years ago when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. And I suffer from a constant and persistent urge to urinate concentrated in my urethra. Sometimes, it is accompanied by pressure, discomfort, slight pain, twitching, or spa...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to may be suffering from an underactive bladder. Tablet Urivoid (Bethanechol), one tablet in the morning and evening, should help. Please send me the urodynamics report with graphs.  Read Full »

Is it normal for a child to have bowel movement every time they pass urine?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter of 10 years passes stool every time she urinates. This is happening the last two days. She is somewhat plumpy, otherwise healthy. Currently, she has a cold and cough but, not taking medication. Last week, she took Metacef for a chest congestion.  Read Full »

Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Bowel and bladder dysfunction are quite common during illness. There is nothing much to fear. Did she have any antibiotic in the recent past? Does she complain of any abdominal pain? Could you specify whether the stool consistency was watery or solid? I suggest tab...  Read Full »

My brother is unable to control his urine sometimes. What could be done?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother having a problem. When he was 3 years old he underwent an operation in the bladder. I have attached all the summary for your reference. Now he is 25 years old, still, he cannot control the urine for sometimes. Could you please suggest what we can do for this? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. Your brother was treated for a tethered cord with a lipoma in close proximity to the cord at the sacral region. It means that he had a fat-containing tumor in the lower end of the spinal cord....  Read Full »

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