About a month ago I had a really bizarre cold, it wasn't particularly nasty, it just decided to stick around a lot longer than I thought it would. Usually I get over colds in a few days, but this one stuck around for about a week, but oh well.
Anyway, I went to class the following Monday, and noticed that I had to get up in the middle to go pee, and at the time I didn't think anything of it, I figured I was just peeing more because I was drinking a lot of water... but after another week had gone by and the cold was gone, but the constant urination wasn't, I began to suspect something was amiss.
I noticed that I couldn't feel like I'd completely emptied the bladder. I suspected maybe that something was up with my prostate, so I went to go see my GP. He seemed like he was at a loss, he took a urine sample and everything tested negative. He then did a prostate exam, and I noticed that when he touched my prostate it made me feel like I had to pee again, a lot. He also noted that it felt "tender."
Thus, he suspected a prostate infection, and prescribed me Cipro.
Two weeks later, my prescription of Cipro was empty and I didn't feel any better, so I went in to see a urologist on thursday.
He ruled out prostitis, though he mentioned that he thought the prostate felt "boggy" (whatever that means). In fact, the only explanation he seemed willing to admit was overactive bladder, so he gave me a bunch of "Sancturia" pills. The pills seem to take away the urgency, but I still don't feel like I'm emptying the bladder!
The urologist had me go to the bathroom to pee, and then scanned my bladder with some kind of ultrasound or something, and it indicated that my bladder was, in fact pretty much empty.
I don't wake up at night to pee, and it feels like anxiety makes it worse. If I'm just relaxing in my room I can maybe go for an hour or two before I have to pee again, but if I'm in class, or in the car (some place where I feel more anxious), it can be as often as every 30 minutes.
I've always been sort of a frequent pee-er, but as a nervous habit... now it's just so irritating because I haven't felt truely "relieved" in a month now, and nobody seems to have any answers for me!
Anybody got any ideas? Please help, I don't want to go on the rest of my life like this.
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