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Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« on: 29/11/2003 18:06:48 »
Been lurking this site for a while, I like it and Here I am...Mr.Furley!

I have Hypospadia; this means that the urethra on my penis doesnt stop at the the very tip but about 1/2 inch below it on the inderside.  Supposedly 1 in 20 men have this condition.   The only drawback is when I pee, sometimes it goes all over the place, so when I dont feel like aiming @ 3am after getting home from the bar, I just sit on the can:)

OK so heres the question, (regardless if you have hypospadia or not...as long as your a man)  When you guys go to void urine, do you have to "close the valve" more than once? and "push" with it a tiny bit to get the left overs out?  I often find myself shaking my weiner to get everything out especially when sitting on the can so i dont have any come out when I stand up.  So basically, is it normal for the urine flow to stop when you tell it to and have no drippage or does some always comeout even when your done, and how much?  This has been of concern to me for this has been bothersome!  Thank you all!  

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #1 on: 29/11/2003 20:22:34 »
Yea, having to shake the remnants makes pee goes all over the place no matter who the guy or the placement of his urethra.  Just ask any live-in girlfriend or wife on the planet.  There's an old saying "No matter how much you shake, the last 3 drops always go in your pants"  Such are the perils of being a man.  Hey, at least we don't have to get pregnant.  





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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #2 on: 29/11/2003 22:19:26 »
Mmm - and if we had to have babies we'd really know the meaning of the word incontinence, and coughing would take on more significance !

In answer to your question, Mr. Furley, men have a relatively long urethra (compared with a woman) which means that it is not unusual for urine to dribble out even after you think you've finished. Hence the reason for the shake !

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #3 on: 30/11/2003 01:55:53 »
It is normal, but doesn't it get worse if the prostate is enlarged?


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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #4 on: 30/11/2003 23:20:14 »
Ahhh, see I dont get any chances to compare my urination behavior to anyone else, so I really am happy you guys let me know that when I pee pee, everythings fine! :)   Wheeeew!

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #5 on: 01/12/2003 19:20:17 »
Wouldn't a little dab with some toilet paper do the trick?

Okay, question for you men.  Why is it that men usually make the biggest mess in the bathroom, particularly around the toilet, yet many men expect women to do most (or all) of the bathroom cleaning?  Isn't it enough that we put up with periods every month and get our bladders (among other organs) squished and ripped by babies?
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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #6 on: 01/12/2003 22:05:10 »
Sorry Donnah, being born a male comes with certain privileges. Shaking and not dabbing is one of them. The other is to stand and urinate, which answers your other question. Try standing in the dark while drunk, aiming your penis at this bowl you can't see located below your knees and not missing the target. The fact that the majority of our urine hits the target is a testament to our incredible ability, developed over many centuries. Also, if you didn't get periods and have your insides reorganised while pregnant, you might as well have a penis. As for cleaning the bathroom, most blokes just don't care.

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #7 on: 01/12/2003 22:51:25 »
Donnah - can you explain this toilet seat up / down business to me please ? Why do women insist that the toilet seat always has to be left down ? If they insisted that it was always left up, then they wouldn;t have to sit in piddle whenever they wanted to use the toilet..and then they wouldn;t have anything to moan about...or perhaps that's why they like it kept down...;)

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #8 on: 01/12/2003 23:33:13 »
Solution:  just remove the toilet seat :)

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #9 on: 02/12/2003 03:04:56 »
Donnah:

You want to know why men make the most mess but women clean it up?  It's because we're content to live in our filth for greater periods of time than women are.  Every woman I've ever lived with from mom, to girlfriend, to fiance has always always always gotten grossed out by the bathroom and cleaned it long before I even thought it was dirty.  On the other hand, I am anal about the kitchen...I don't like dirt near where I prepare food.  It's a fair trade-off...the wife takes care of the bathroom and laundry, I take care of the kitchen and yard.  Everything else we share.

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #10 on: 02/12/2003 17:01:05 »
Ok, I get it, men's standard of cleanliness is generally lower than women's.  Actually that works to my benefit, since I own a cleaning business.  A number of clients have commented on the reduction in marital friction after they started using the service.  (Are you listening gentlemen?  Christmas is coming.)

Chris, I used to get annoyed if the toilet seat was left up and I went "splash" in the dark (not to mention the lovely cold porcelain).  But when I thought about it rationally it didn't make any more sense for a man to put the seat down when finished than it did for a woman to put the seat up when finished.  My logic now is that I keep the seat and lid down all the time so that if I drop something it doesn't land in the bowl (delightful when it's your toothbrush).  Keeps the cat out too.  But that's my preference and I don't rag on my son or boyfriend if they leave the seat up.

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #11 on: 02/12/2003 22:59:26 »
Good effort Donnah - I might have to copy your post to a few friends !

I should avoid cleaning your toilet with your toothbrush though, that might lead to you developing one or two unpleasant stomach episodesxx(

Seriously, don't put the toothbrushes near the toilet. Most people don't realise how much of an aerosol flushing the toilet creates - a mist of bacteria and virus laden air that floats around the room and lands on and colonises whatever it meets...yum [}:)]

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #12 on: 03/12/2003 00:16:16 »
Whew!  Glad I keep my toothbrush in the medicine cabinet...except when I'm using it.  I'll try not to flush at the same time.

The aerosol spraying is another VERY good reason to put down the toilet seat and lid before flushing.
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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #13 on: 03/12/2003 01:06:27 »
When I worked in the ER, one of the urologists used to do a free prostate screening through our ER and he had a toilet that measurered the strength of the urine stream.  When the men dribbled all over the floor, which many of them did, he informed us that was a sign of an enlarged prostate and to send them up to his office.  Dr. Merlin's (his real name, believe it or not) Magic Toilet, as we called it, was a quick screening and a way of drumming up business.  The point being, sometimes, if the men are older, they can't help the dribbles.

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #14 on: 03/12/2003 02:29:17 »
Just because I'm getting the "dribbles" doesn't mean I'm getting "older"!!!!!!

If I say it enough, it'll have to be true!  :D


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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #15 on: 03/12/2003 02:32:08 »
Another thought:  
As cannibinoid pointed out, my standards for bathroom cleaning are much lower than my wife's.  I don't mind cleaning the kitchen, though both our standards are pretty low.  The catch is that when I try to clean the kitchen, I never do all the right things and she ends up telling me to get out of "her" kitchen.  Then I'm in trouble for not cleaning the kitchen.  I just can't win.


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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #16 on: 03/12/2003 02:35:50 »
Tweener:

I used to get into the same trouble trying to clean the bathroom.  I'd do a typical guy half-assed cleaning job (how am *I* supposed to know that you have to clean BEHIND the toilet?  wtf?)  and then I'd get yelled at and she'd clean the bathroom herself anyway.  Luckily, she has since quit asking me to clean the bathroom beyond requiring me to clean up beard trimmings after I shave/trim my face.  



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« Reply #17 on: 03/12/2003 22:37:04 »
When my son was about eight, I decided it was time he learned the art of bathroom cleaning.  Unfortunately he took his father's attitude and stated indignantly "I'm NOT cleaning the bathroom".  I replied "okay, you don't have to".  His jaw dropped and just as a smug grin was crossing his face I added "the people who own the service station at the corner are very nice and I'm sure they will let you use their bathroom".  He went into his room to play and came out about three hours later, wiggling in discomfort with crossed legs.  "I'm ready to learn to clean the bathroom Mum".

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« Reply #18 on: 05/12/2003 13:25:30 »
Way to go, Donnah.  Maybe you should have tried the same tactic for having him put the toilet seat down.  Sorry guys, and I know you don't want to hear this, but the seat should be down.  Because it's just considerate to your significant other.  Being as we sit to pee, it is very disconcerting to sit on a cold toilet in the middle of the night, and fall partially into it.  Now, when a guy lives alone, I can understand the seat up, but if you're living with a female, it has to do with your ability to be considerate and think of someone else other than yourself.  And when you use the toilet in your girlfriend's house, you should be mannerly enough to put it back the way you found it -- and clean up your dribbles!

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Re: Is it normal to dribble after urinating ?
« Reply #19 on: 05/12/2003 13:56:55 »
Bezoar - any chance that the woman could be a bit considerate in return and remember to put to seat back UP when she has finished using the toilet seat :(!

To help you to identify an 'up' toilet seat in the dark invest in some phosphorescent / luminescent stickers for the underside of the seat. At night they will glow - if you can see them then you know you have to put the seat down. During the day they are invivisible.

There, problem solved. It sometimes takes a man's brain to think of these things ;)

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« Reply #20 on: 05/12/2003 22:46:12 »
Yeah Chris, except that now it's obvious you are not the one who cleans the toilet, or you'd know what dirt and germ catchers those luminescent stickers would be.  Where's Ronnie when we need him?  He could manufacture toilet seats that are luminescent on the underside!

Nancy, I'm happy to say that usually my son does put the seat down and closes the lid.  Too bad we raise our sons but not our own husbands eh?  Sometimes I want to slap women who raise boys to be arrogant little chauvanists and then complain about their husbands' behavior.
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« Reply #21 on: 06/12/2003 05:23:28 »
Chris, I like the idea of the stickers.  If they're on the underside, the germs wouldn't matter, right. ;)

The only problem with it is that if it's dark there's a good chance the eyes aren't going to be open anyway.  

True Story:  I had a friend that went into the bathroom in the middle of the night, and just on whim turned on the light.  There was a snake peeking up out of the bowl.  It was big enough that it had its head all the way above the rim and its body was still down in the drain supporting it.  When the light went on, it headed back down.  My friend never went potty in the dark again!


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« Reply #22 on: 27/12/2003 11:02:02 »
Hey, I like the idea of a luminescent toilet seat.  That works for me.

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« Reply #23 on: 07/07/2004 01:14:49 »
Perhaps one with a heating element in it as well so when you sit down in the winter it isn't such a shock???

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« Reply #24 on: 07/07/2004 09:08:41 »
...and a bum massager built in too, and a tongue element to save on loo paper !!!!!!!!!:D:D.....and then it should say 'thank you';)

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