This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
No relief after urination, lasting 3 weeks now, 23y/o female
I am truly desperate. I am a 23 y/o female. I have had the CONSTANT urge to urinate for the past 3 weeks. I have had 3 different urine tests from different dr's to all determine no UTI. No blood in the urine either. My only symptom is the urgency, with NO relief afterwards. This lasts 24hrs a day. No pain, itching, or anything else but this strong discomfort. I have visited 2 different urologists in the past week. First one prescribing Enablex- stating I wouldn't feel relief for atleast a month and that it is a suspected overactive bladder. After consulting with others and reading online, it appears with overactive bladder, relief is felt after voiding. That does NOT align with my symptoms! She clearly doesn't understand the discomfort. Also taking Urelle (anti-spasm) and Doxycycline for not quite sure what reason after looking at reasons for the medication since bacteria was ruled out? But since it was prescribed, thought I should be taking it. Second urologist doing a cystoscopy-OUCH and finding no urethra stricture since that was my fear. When urinating, I do have a "double stream" which can be an indication of a stricture but no blockage was found. I became active a year ago, and have had atleast 7-10 UTI's in one year. This feeling is parallel to a UTI but clearly isn't after testing. Has anyone had anything similar or know what helps or what I may be able to suggest to my doctor? Only serious replies please! Thank you ~Desperate :- /
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.