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An involuntary delay or inability in starting the urinary stream.


An involuntary delay or inability in starting the urinary stream.


Involuntary delay in initiating urination. This symptom may be caused by drugs, such as tricyclic antidepressants, by abnormal relaxation of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, by prostatic hyperplasia, urethral stricture, and other urinary tract disorders.

Patient discussion about hesitancy

Q. Don't hesitate to post even if you know small tips. I’m 24, female and I am addicted to alcohol. I’m wondering if there is any permanent cure for alcoholism. Don't hesitate to post even if you know small tips.

A. Hey, come on! you're still very young. The best way to quit alcohol is by HAVING IN MIND (correct! that's the power of mind) that you WANT to QUIT.

the environmental support will mean a lot, so if you think that you're surrounded by non-supporting people, you have to find the antidote, if it is needed you can move to a new place, with a new environment, and surely with the new supporting groups.

Q. My 5 years old son with autism is hesitant to try with new foods. My 5 years old son with autism is hesitant to try with new foods. His diet consists of goldfish crackers, Ritz bits, Cheese and fruit puffs... that's it. He used to eat fruit, but now he is not willing to try anything. We have had all the GI tests; everything is fine. We give him gummy style vitamins with fruit snacks, thank god he takes those. We need some fresh ideas for introducing food. Any ideas…

A. As your son is rejecting entire food groups, you must consult a specialist. The only thing is that he must have lost on his hunger and he eats what he only likes. You can try like stopping any foods for a day say on holiday and feed on fruit puffs and check if his hunger comes back and he should be eating what is available. Or you can give him different recipes and find if he likes any.

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Vaccine hesitancy is basically the situation where people delay receipt of the vaccine or refuse the vaccine when the vaccine is made available to them, and people have a tendency to believe that the only reason of vaccine hesitancy is the fear of vaccine or vaccine side effects, when actually yes, this is certainly one of the major drivers, but there are many other reasons why people may be resistance to get the vaccine.
Another hesitancy has to do with the risks of upsetting boardroom decorum when individual board member behaviors and attributes are discussed.
Clarke denied Wednesday their fourth win of the campaign when he capitalised on John Hills' hesitancy to blast the ball into the corner.
But Yeovil were in front on 16 minutes with good fortune aided by hesitancy in the Carlisle defence.
Wenner, 1995) suggested that lack of background in science knowledge significantly contributes to hesitancy, reluctance and possible inability to deliver effective science instruction in classroom settings.
Dictatorship suspends, if not extinguishes, any such hesitancy.
There is some hesitancy since the Canadian government has not yet announced how Kyoto will be implemented, but Wood knows large emitters, such as oil and gas companies, will be responsible for one-third of all emissions reductions.
Hesitancy accelerates the conflict for reasons already noted--speed is critical to closing transactions.
Time after time Dudek causes panic in the Liverpool defence with his hesitancy, so I'm glad to see someone take charge and exert some authority for a change.
But, with only 12 minutes remaining, substitute John Black profited from hesitancy in the visitors' defence to head home past Gary Wager.
Upon first glance, there is a tendency to embrace Harlem: Between Heaven and Hell without hesitancy.