You get an A++ for the way you described your issue. Very thorough and you are very in tune with what yourself. Your doctor sounds pretty terrific too and that they attempted to uncover the typical things. The back pain and then penis issues does make you wonder about nerve issues. Do you ever have any pins and needles feeling? Pudendal neuralgia does seem a true possibility. https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/pudendal-neuralgia#1 Your doc can do an MRI to find out? You can do physical therapy but it would be good to also know what to avoid which will further aggravate it.
As to psychosomatic. I will say that when I'm worried about something, I hyper focus and then I feel it that much more. It's a true phenomenon. That you didn't have any urge to urinate when your mind was off of it like when in a meeting does make you wonder about that. That's a good observation.
I'd go back to your doctor personally to discuss the issue of a potential nerve problem first though.
I agree. I was thinking prostatitis and nerve injury/inflammation while reading your post, but since prostatitis seems to have been ruled out, I'd definitely follow up on the neuralgia with your doc.
In the meantime, I hope the furniture lifting is over. That wouldn't be great for you right now.
Thanks to the both of you for your responses!
I know I mentioned that I have a bad spine but I could have provided a little more detail I suppose. The one area that has been imaged extensively is my cervical spine. c5-c6 and c6-c7 are pretty bad with some cord deformity and stensosis on the right side where the nerves exit. My last MRI however was 6 years ago. So just yesterday I had a repeat and am awaiting the results. We shall see what it says.
I can tell you though that my the urge to pee is gone for the most part but a new phenomenon has replaced it! When I bend my head forward (chin to chest) I feel a weird feeling near my Ischial Tuberosity area . Just happens for a second and then goes away. cross between a brief numbness to tingling...it literally only lasts for a second. the second chin to chest doesn't repeat the feeling if I do it immediately following the first movement. If I wait a minute or two and try again it does.
I read my MRI myself last night, since they provided me with a disc, and I can certainly see where the osteophytes are impinging and narrowing the foramen. No real disc herniation but certainly bone spurs galore! Based on the way it looks I'm surprised I don't have more issues!!!
Thanks again and I may have to start answering other's questions! I love talking about this stuff when it doesn't pertain to me! lol
So just in case anyone had been waiting for an update to assuage your anxiety here it is:
I don't feel like I have to pee all the time anymore. All of the down below discomfort is gone and everything is working fine. HOWEVER...lol...I need neck surgery and a severely narrowed cervical spine. That's no fun right!? It's only 2 to 4 weeks of recovery and may or may not have had anything to do with the issues I was dealing with.
I know... This was of no help to anyone! Haha