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Urinary symptoms in men

Urinary (weeing) symptoms (or continence issues) are common in men, affecting around 40% of men over 45. Men with urinary symptoms often don't seek medical help. This can be because they are embarrassed or they don't think anything can be done.

If you notice any of the following symptoms, you should see your GP. The symptoms could be due to prostate problems, or bladder or kidney problems. Symptoms can include:

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Urology, Canterbury DHB. May 2016.

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