Posted by: tee | 2011/08/02

cant hold urine

Hi doc,

I''ve noticed lately that when I have to use the bathroom I can''t hold it like I used to. When I get closer to the restroom I try to hold it til I sit on the toilet but some still comes out. Not a little usually quite a bit. To the point where I have to change underwear. I don''t know why, I understand this might happen to older people but I am only 20 years old.

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It is very possible that you have an overactive bladder. You wil have to consult an urologist for an examination and cystoscopy, where the bladder is examined internally with a camera that is past through the urethra into the bladder.

Make an appointment as soon as possible to receive treatment.


Dr Anrich

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