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    What causes an urge to urinate after bowel movement?

Well, like most people I almost always urinate while I have a bowel movement. However when I finish and stand up I often get the urge to urinate again. It's not as much urine as the initial go but its a decent amount. I'm a 5'10", 180 lbs, 22 year old male. Is this common?
Tue, 26 Aug 2014
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Hello sir.
During defecation intra-abdominal pressure is increased to facilitate bowel movement . This pressure is also transferred to urinary bladder resulting in urge to urinate.
If there is no post urination dribbling there is nothing to worry about

Regards
Dr. Shah
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