Male Urine Problems

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As all men age the size of their prostate increases.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia  (BHP) is a gradual enlargement of the prostate gland and male urine problems may develop.

Symptoms may include;

  • The urge to pass urine more often,
  • Having to visit the loo more often during the night,
  • Dribbling urine,
  • Weak Urinary flow,
  • Feeling as though you have not emptied your bladder completely.

Rowlands Pharmacy recommend ;

  • Avoid drinking large amounts of liquid at any time,
  • Avoid drinks completely before bed,
  • Cut back the amount of alcohol and caffeine containing drinks as they can stimulate the bladder,
  • Certain antidepressants and anti-histamines can make symptoms worse

These following symptoms require urgent referral.

  • Pain passing urine
  • Urine containing blood
  • Unexplained fever, this may indicate an infection
  • Excessive thirst and tiredness, this may indicate un- diagnosed or unstable diabetes

 

Caron

Award-winning blogger and care columnist for Devon Life magazine, Caron also campaigns for recognition of the needs elderly people and their carers. Designer and creator of the award-winning Dementia Assistance Cards which are free to all, and helping thousands of people globally Caron is passionate and committed to making a difference

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