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Question: dripping after urination


 jscr_99 - Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:45 pm

I notice that after I urinate I will drip several drops several minutes later. What is this caused by ?
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:34 pm

User avatar Hello,Most people have some amount of postvoid incontenence,as it is called.But then if it is excessive or associated with other symptoms like urgency,frequency etc need investigations to rule out especially benign prostatic hypertrophy.First it will be to find out how much of residual urine is left behind by ultrasound,and urodynamic tests to study the bladder function.For mild types with out other pathology keegals excercise to tone up pelvic floor should be fine.BPH needs medical treatment and in some surgery.Bladder problems like cystitis can be treated by antibiotics.Bestwishes.

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