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Causes for poor urinary bladder control - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Yes, I'm a 20 year old male experiencing complete loss of bladder control. What could be the cause and what can I do to help my situation?
Doctor :   Can you elaborate it?
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
Doctor :   Do you mean that you are not able to hold urine?
User :   It started about two months ago but I have been too ashamed to seek attention until now.
User :   Yes I am not able to hold urin 24/7
Doctor :   Do you mean that there is constant dribbling of urine?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Did you sustain an injury?
Doctor :   Do you have low back ache?
User :   No neither, I was sick with the flu when it started
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have difficulty in holding stools too?
Doctor :   Do you experience weakness of the limbs?
User :   Occasional diffuculty of holdin stools but not often, and yes if I have been active for a while I experience unsusaul weakness
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Constant dribbling of urine is referred to as over flow incontinence.
Doctor :   It can occur due to multiple reasons.
Doctor :   Involving the central nervous system, spine pathologies, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, prostrate problems and so on.
Doctor :   It is hard to pinpoint the cause without a physical examination.
Doctor :   Since you report of an episode of fever before the onset of illness
Doctor :   you condition probably involves nervous system problem
Doctor :   which can be corrected by means of medications.
Doctor :   I suggest that you consult an urologist for evaluation.

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