Difficulty urinating in men

  • Usually presented as frequent urination, slow stream of urine and urination at night
  • Difficulty urinating in men can have many causes, but are often caused by a benign enlarged prostate.

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Urinary retention

  • Acute urinary stop is the sudden inability to urinate.
  • It presents itself as very painful and powerful desire to urinate but can,t do that (pee).
  • The treatment is to put a catheter through the urethra to the bladder emptying it.

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Urinary incontinence in the elderly

Urinary incontinence is a condition where there is involuntary leaking of urine

Overall there may be:

  • Stress incontinence, which typically occurs when you cough, sneeze, jump or run.
  • Urge- incontinence, which is characterized by a sudden urge, where you can not reach the toilet.
  • Sometimes there may be a combination of stress and urge incontinence.

For details see kindly the following sites: www.medscape.com/viewarticle/410843