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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have recently stopped masturbating (about three weeks). Since then, I have had symptoms that are the same as an enlarged bladder. Is this possibly the result of abstinence or is it a coincidence?
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
Doctor :   Can you explain your symptoms in detail?
User :   After I urinate I still feel the urge to go sometimes, and it leaks out a little. I never had trouble with it until about two weeks ago
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Any other associated symptoms like fever, discharge from the penis. etc?
User :   no, nothing else
User :   I've been on a diet for almost a year too, and I've been slacking a bit. I don't know if it would make a difference
Doctor :   Did you have any injury to groin area?

User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have stressful situation recently?
User :   Well, I'm working on a thesis, and I just lost my job. I don't really feel stressed though
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you on any medication?
User :   I'm taking some Aleve for a sprained finger, but I started it about a week ago
Doctor :   Are you able to hold back urine ?
User :   yes
User :   I don't have to get up in the night either
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age?
User :   24
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How many times do you pass urine in a day?
User :   3-4 normally.
User :   Closer to 6-7 lately though
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any past history of diabetes or hypertension?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How much urine do you pass each time?
User :   I'd guess between 8-16 oz
Doctor :   Ok.
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