urge to urinate

shotzy52May 3, 2008

Hi all, havent posted in a while. Things have been pretty quite at my house. But 2 weeks ago I thought I was have a UTI, but both urine test and urine culture came back negative. It is mainly when I wake in the morning and doesnt bother me the rest of the day, until I sit back down in the late evening. THe dr. gave me Diflucan to take thinking it may be yeast, but those hurt my stomach so much I didnt take it. So yes, I have increased by water thinking I was just dehydrated and needed water, but that doesnt help any. What do you guys think, just another post menopause symptom?

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Oh and also, I got a small chihuahua puppy the middle of March, that I am crating for potty training, I am having to bend down alot to pick her up. I was thinking that nerve L4 L5 in the low back could be making me feel like going all the time as well. What is your opinion?

    Bookmark   May 4, 2008 at 9:09AM
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I had a similar problem. Went to a urologist because of the urge to urinate and no bladder infection. I had a build up of cysts in my bladder. Condition is called IC, interstitial cystitis. Doctor did a simple, painless, in-office procedure that helped. That was five years ago and I haven't had any trouble since. Also, cranberry juice and other foods make it worse.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2008 at 8:29PM
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