Causes of Difficult Urination

As people get older, there are a number of reasons why they may experience difficulty urinating. When urinary symptoms arise, many people believe that difficulty urinating is just another symptom of aging. Yet, there is often an underlying cause for the difficult in urination that should be evaluated by a doctor.

Ask Yourself These Questions

  • Have you experienced a weak or slow urine stream?
  • Have you experienced an increase in the need to urinate during the night that is interferring with your sleep?
  • Have you been experiencing pain during urination or pain in your abdomen or back?

It’s important to listen to what your body is telling you and urinary symptoms and difficulties can signal medical conditions including:

  • Nocturia
  • Urethral strictures
  • Urinary incontinence

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, now is the time to see a specialist at Urology Associates.