Definition Difficulty starting or maintaining a urinary stream is called urinary hesitancy. Alternative Names Delayed urination; Hesitancy; Difficulty initiating urination Considerations Urinary hesitancy affects people of all ages and occurs in both sexes, but it is most common in older men with enlarged prostate glands. Urinary hesitancy usually comes on gradually. It sometimes goes unnoticed until urinary retention (complete inability to urinate) produces distention and discomfort in the bladder. Almost all older men have some degree of difficulty in starting urination, dribbling, or decreased force of their urinary stream. Common Causes Urinary hesitancy can be caused by: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) Urinary tract infection, especially if chronic and recurrent Prostatitis (inflammation or infection of the prostate gland) Drugs (some cold remedies, some nasal decongestants, tricyclic antidepressants, and anticholinergic drugs which may be used for incontinence) Shy or bashful...
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Frequent urination is best described as having to urinate so often that your activities of daily life and sleep are adversely affected. This problem is not an illness itself but rather a symptom of a wide variety of conditions, some from diseases, and others from external factors. The urinary tract--the kidneys, bladder and drainage system--can be afflicted by infections at any site, which causea frequent urination as the urinary organs react to the infection. Bladder infections and those of the prostate are the most common urinary tract infections causing frequent urination, but infections of the kidneys may also result in this symptom. Treatment of the infections with appropriate antibiotics will usually cure the infection and stop the frequent voiding. Obstruction of the outflow of urine from the bladder is another cause of frequent urination. An enlarged prostate in men and scars in the urine tube draining the bladder impede the bladder’s ability...
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