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Frequent Urination

About 2 yrs ago i had a burning sensation and other problems, i consulted a doctor and he found out i had a UTI, i took antibiotic Cipro and it improved considerably. After a short while i started having the urge to go to the bathroom a lot, most of the time only a little urine would come out. I had a check for kidney stones, there werent any. Ive seen a bunch of doctors, before my urine test used to have a little blood. Recently that has not been the case. Most of the time i feel like there's urine in the shaft of my penis and i have to go to the bathroom several times, sometimes a lot of urine comes out, im trying to drink less liquids. I have to urinate frequently in small bursts, i can control it sometimes, but at night when i try to go to sleep i cant hold it. I have this feeling that my penis is constantly trying to eject the liquid, it's hard to explain but its like there's pressure. I recently had an achographie which showed a pblem in emptying. My doctor has given me Xatral XL, but i feel like there is some bacteria or something in the shaft of the penis, its a difficult problem, i think if Xatral fails ill ask for antibiotics. I dont know what to do b/c it seems like this problem is hard to detect. Do you think a cystoscopy would help?
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Hi,
I feel you’re suffering from stress incontinence and a cause for the same needs to be searched. A cystoscopy can always be done to look for any local causes for the same. An infection in the prostate could be a culprit in the same. Hence, a rectal examination can also help in picking up the chronic prostatitis which can give rise to the symptoms which you’ve mentioned. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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If the above suggestions do not work it is possible that you have Interstitial cystits.
The iCA just recently put out a new brochure on IC and Men since this is often misdiagnosed in men.  We actually have an IC support network on this forum as well:

You might want to consider a referral to a pelvic pain PT.  They are often able to rule out and pelvic issues, muscular etc. that doctor's are not trained to look for.


http://www.medhelp.org/forums/Interstitial-Cystitis-IC--Pelvic-Pain-Support-Forum/show/412

The expert forum where you can actually ask the doctor here on Medhelp is here also:
http://www.medhelp.org/forums/Interstitial-Cystitis-/show/264

If you need more help please feel free to contact me.  I am support group leader for MOARK IC, and we also have a website with articles and info on IC as well as links to other IC organizations.

Good luck!

Shelly
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