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Question: Urination while under influence of marijuana

 ljamf - Sun May 17, 2009 9:30 pm

Hi doc,
I have experienced a pronounced increase in the time it takes me to urinate while under the influence of marijuana. After speaking with friends I found that most, yet not all experienced similar trends. And before you chalk this up to psychological effects I can tell you that I have timed a small sample of bathroom visits both on weed and off - a normal session lasting about 20-30 seconds and a stoned session lasting generally around 1:00 - 1:30. I have not been able to account for any changes in stream velocity.

Can someone please help me shed some light on this subject?
 Dr.M.Aroon kamath - Sun Oct 11, 2009 9:14 pm

User avatar Hi,
Increased urinary frequency and urinary retention are well known side effects of marijuana.Urinary bladder hypomotility may be responsible for the slowing of urinary stream.

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