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Cause of low urination pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   hi`
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   its regarding 'low urination pressure'
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what could be the reason
User :   sorry, whatz the reason behind
User :   and any probs
Doctor :   Can you describe what you meant by low urination pressure?
User :   though I take enough water.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i do see myself urinating much less than before
User :   and also I see the pressure is quite low
Doctor :   You mean to say that the volume you urinate is less compared to what it was earlier?
User :   hardly I see pressure
User :   not that..
Doctor :   The pressure at which urine is voided depends on the amount of urine that is voided.
User :   the distance between my penis tip and where the urine used to fall was .. I guess 1 meter
User :   whereas now it has reduced to 10 cms
Doctor :   Are you passing normal amount of urine, when compared to what it was previously.
User :   it has reduced
User :   can u open this
Doctor :   Since when are you having reduced urine output?
User :   the distance between where the child stands and where the urine falls
User :   lets say 1 meter
User :   and now it has reduced to 20 cms
Doctor :   As I said the pressure at which the urine is voided depends on the amount of urine which is voided.
User :   ok
User :   nothing to worry, then
Doctor :   The pressure will be high if there is good pressure in the bladder and which in turn depends on the amount of urine present.
Doctor :   Hence if your urine output is normal, then there is nothing to worry.
User :   when should one worry abt urination
Doctor :   Watch out for reduced urine output or other symptoms such as pain while passing urine, burning sensation while passing urine, or abdominal pain.
Doctor :   If you develop any of these symptoms, then you would required evaluation.
User :   burning sensation I sometime experience
Doctor :   Burning sensation indicates presence of infection.
User :   oh
Doctor :   It can occur occasionally, and most often gets corrected as the urine is voided.
User :   5 mins back i urinated.. soon after that i can feel burning
Doctor :   It is of concern, only if there is persistence of burning sensation every time you void.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   not everytime I urinate
Doctor :   Then its ok, you do not have to worry/
User :   cool
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   any diet to be followed for propoer bloods circluation in the penis
Doctor :   There are no particular diet especially meant to increase the blood circulation in a particular part of the body.
User :   oh ok..
User :   exercise?
Doctor :   However on a whole, reduce the fatty food consumption.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Avoid alcohol and smoking (smoking in particular)
User :   ok.. have stopped consuming
Doctor :   General physical excercise,
Doctor :   weight reduction (if your weight is above body mass index)
User :   I weigh 100kilos
Doctor :   And avoid stressors.
Doctor :   May I know your height?
User :   6.1feet
User :   6-6.1feet
Doctor :   According to your weight and height, you fall under obese ration
Doctor :   You would need to reduce weight.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query.
User :   recommended weight
Doctor :   Your weight should be between 75 to 85kgs for your height.
User :   ok.. can u guide - immediately how to reduce weight
User :   4 months back .. I experienced slip disc.
User :   and now it is ok..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   diue to time crisis.. Iam unable to see doctor in person for the exercises to be tried out
User :   and thats the reason I am on chat.. currently
User :   my free hrs is like in the late evening..
Doctor :   Weight reduction is a gradual process.
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are various methods however the most tried and trusted method is dieting and exercises.
User :   dieting.. oh my God
User :   I want to reduce waist line very soon
User :   can u recommend in this regard.. and ofcourse weight
User :   if any diet can help.. I shall follow it strictly
Doctor :   I would suggest you to start of with physical exercise, even if its very light.
User :   can I do all sort of ab exercise..
Doctor :   I would suggest you to use the option of using the ask for a diet that is available on our website.
Doctor :   Our dietician will get back to you.
User :   ok. fine
User :   and also, can I use all the fitness equipments
User :   r u there
Doctor :   Yes, you can use them as long as you are exercising.
User :   ok.. willn't that affect my back in any way
Doctor :   It would depend on the type of exercise that you are doing.
User :   hmm
User :   are there any hospitals which has got gym
Doctor :   There are physiotherapy units available.
Doctor :   But you may not need that,
Doctor :   Simple walking and jogging will do.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   not any as of now
User :   can I get in touch with
User :   dietician now
Doctor :   If you are opting for the diet chart, the dietician will get in touch you in the morning in a day or two.
User :   ok
Doctor :   She will get the necessary detail and then send you a detailed diet chart as recommended.
User :   is it recommended to ...
User :   go for a complete health checkup in a particular span of time..
User :   may be in every 6 months
Doctor :   Its good to have health check ups regularly.
User :   regularly..
User :   what all checkups are very essential
Doctor :   A general health check up will do,.
Doctor :   And if you have any other particular medical illness, those have to be looked after,.
User :   ok..
User :   1I am having disturbed sleep
User :   its from past couple of months
User :   I can count the no. of days I had nice sleep
User :   in my fingers
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
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