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Prostate normal, big trouble peeing

I saw two doctors, one a urologist. Both say my protate feels normal, low psa, and urologist did a sonogram - says it look normal.
I've had trouble peeing for years. I'm 68 now. Urologist prescribed Flomax; it 'worked' to some degree. But after reading the horrendous side affects from *every* guy who's been on this, I stopped it.
I can't understand the dynamics of what's going on here. I get an urgent need to pee and it starts and then stops. The contraction that I used to do when I was a kid to stop it now shoots it out in spurts. When I told the doctors about this, they were silent. I've read and heard vague allusions to the prostate restricting the urine flow, but it doesn't seem to address this issue. It's a mystery so far.
I did extensive research into natural remedies and some have a small effect, although raw unsalted pumpkin seeds by themselves have shown the most benefit so far. I started taking Prosta-Response last month, which has everything in it that I've read about. It seemed to have very little effect until I just ran out of it. The company is starting to make it again, and I'm going to try it for a few more months.
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replied October 30th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. At age of 68, enlarged prostate due to benign prostatic hyperplasia is the commonest cause of urinary frequency, hesitancy and urgency. Your urologist need to study all the urodynamics and comment on the prostate size. Digital rectal examination is a good start. Work up for other causes like urinary tract infection and local pathologies like urethritis and urinary tract calculi should be ruled out.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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