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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,I have few queries.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxxx
User :   Hello sir
User :   For last few days I am noticing that it takes time to start urination
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   34
User :   while pressing the bladder area
Doctor :   Do you mean you visit rest room and then when you try to urinate it takes some time for the urine to come out of the penis, Is it what you mean?
User :   I feel as if there will be more urination
User :   yes
Doctor :   Since how long and when did you notice it at first?
User :   it happened some time last year also but then it was ok
User :   but now it is almost 2 weeks
Doctor :   Do you also feel that you have incomplete urine?
Doctor :   Do you see the urine dribble down for long time after the stream of urine?
User :   for last 2 days i feel a little uncomfortable in the bladder area I feel the urge agin soon
User :   well the stream starts slowly, then its ok, then the last ending is slow
User :   sometimes
User :   after starting
User :   its stops a little also
Doctor :   Do you think the stream is forceful and at a distance away from you
User :   its not as foreceful as normal
User :   the urgency is high but compared to that the stream is slow
Doctor :   Do you leak urine if you cough?
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you have fever or burning urination ?
User :   no fever but yesterday and today I could feel the tip of my penis a little burning after urination
User :   but very little
Doctor :   Did you see a General Surgeon and get it examined?
User :   not till now
Doctor :   Some of the history is suggesting of prostate enlargement
User :   at this age?
Doctor :   It is common after 40 yrs
Doctor :   but rarely it can happen at this age
User :   ok but would the bladder area be painful on pressing in this?
Doctor :   If there is retention of urine, then pressing the bladder would be painful
User :   ok. so what would you suggest and whats the way forward?
Doctor :   You need a General Surgeon's examination
Doctor :   for prostate enlargement
User :   ok and what is the general line of treatment - does mean surgery?
Doctor :   No necessarily
Doctor :   There are some medicines which will reduce the size if enlarged
Doctor :   and also to treat the symptoms
User :   ok.
User :   how soon should I consult as I am travelling frequently
Doctor :   Travelling can be more problematic with this problem
Doctor :   You can consult ASAP
User :   ok
User :   fine thanks!
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions
User :   no thanks a ton!
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye for now
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