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Dribble after urination


  I'm 30 years old and have recently developed a major dribble problem after urination.  Several drops of urine continue for two to three minutes afterwards every time.  It ends up creating a medium-sized (and sometimes embarrassing) spot on my underwear.  Should I be concerned?  What should I do?
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Dear Mike,
Post-void dribbling can occur due to several causes. These include urethral stricture disease and enlargement of the prostate. The urine can become entrapped behind the blockage ( stricture or prostate ). It then leaks after voiding. You should be investigated by a urologist. A simple test to ensure that you empty your blader completely can be performed in the office. In addition, cystoscopy ( looking through a lighted telescope into the bladder ) should be performed to rule out urethral stricture disease. I don
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