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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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If I feel they're ready and can do a job I'll have no hesitation.
Also in "The Hesitation Ramification," Raj will try to fine tune his 'talking to girls' skills before approaching them.
And, for me, it offers a good opportunity to revisit NIN's discography - the seven studio albums that came before Hesitation Marks (the last one, The Slip, was out five years ago) and gauge how this very talented musician has changed, beginning with 1989's Pretty Hate Machine to his latest.
But it is also certain that political easygoingness or hesitation in intensifying the sanctions, will push Tehran to make use of its nuclear program and create more problems that destabilize Arab statesC*and always under the pretext of deterring the "arrogant powers" and the conflict with the United States.
Editor: In the November editorial I tried to explain that I do not interpret Prime Minister Harper's move as a hesitation but, rather, as a firm rejection of intending to do anything at all about either abortion or same-sex so-called marriage.
I enjoyed my time at Aston Villa but when this opportunity presented itself I had no hesitation in coming to discuss the manager's ambitions for the club, which obviously were of great interest to me.
The fantastic in France and Russia in the nineteenth century; in pursuit of hesitation.
Normally, I love The Advocate and consider it to be an upper-class magazine that I could recommend to gay friends and straight allies without hesitation.
While the different characters are not fully distinct, Lainie's whining is near perfection and Evan's own budding independence is appropriately mixed with his 12-year-old hesitation as he relates with others.
I asked Bowman if I could do a roll, and without hesitation he said yes.
Words like 'idolatry,' 'syncretism,' 'witchcraft' are used without hesitation, when referring to other churches or religious expressions.
If I feel it is beneficial that Robbie starts on the bench, I would have no hesitation in doing that whatsoever.