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Help: Constant feeling of Urination

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  • Posted By: help10
  • January 15, 2010
  • 04:39 AM

Hi everyone,

I am a 20yr old female and constantly have this urge to urinate. Even after I do urinate, there's still this feeling that there's more and I need to empty out my bladder. I've been to a urologist and I"ve had a cysto done, I've been tested for a UTI, I've gotten an ultrasound of my bladder...all of which has comeback negative. I am not and have never been sexually active and therefore, the posibility of an STI was ruled out. The urologist then put me on toviaz and vesicare, both of which did not work. He then suggested that it was related to stress and prescribed something for that, however, that also proved useless.

I've been having this problem for over a year now and it feels like it has completely taken over my life. I'm up for hours after I get in the bed b/c I still feel like I have to urinate. Most nights, I cry out of frustration b/c this problem is ruining my life and what's worse is that, there seems to be no diagnosis and therefore, no cure.

I truly want some suggestions to take back to my urologist of what it may be or what could help it if others here have experienced this problem.

Please help me!

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  • First and foremost let me state that I am deeply sorry your having to experience these issues. I can empathize with these symptoms completely. I would strongly suggest doing VIDEO urodynamic testing with a urologist who specializes in voiding dysfunction. Video in this case means the urodynamic testing is including a flouroscopy machine. Video Urodyanamic testsing is essential for any mysterious LUTs (lower urinary tract symptoms) conditions where treatments and studies have been inconclusive e.g. over active bladder medications, no obvious bladder/urethra obstruction/tumors with cystoscopy, normal amount of urine left in the bladder after voiding, negative results for UTI, normal blood pressure, negative for diabetes etc. Video urodynamics will enable the urologist to both take pictures of your lower urinary tract and run diagnostic tests. You may have a condition that I have been studying, which I think I may have, called Primary Bladder Neck Obstruction (PBNO). This is a disease where the bladder neck itself thickens and creates symptoms of frequent urination/urgency and incomplete emptying. The disease most frequently occurs in men ages 20-40, although in rare cases it does happen in females. You can read more about it here:make sure you read the second post, the first one is incomplete and was never deleted http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=16563&page=9Here is an article detailing PBNO in females: http://books.google.com/books?id=FSdjNHrF0fgC&pg=PT378&dq=primary+bladder+neck+obstruction&lr=&ei=uWxLS5PVE6KMygTftaD-DQ&cd=18#v=onepage&q=primary%20bladder%20neck%20obstruction&f=falseBest of luck
    cmf0106 3 Replies
    • January 15, 2010
    • 05:04 PM
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