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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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Since it's so clear that you should never ever hesitate to tackle underperformance, then let's answer, "Why do so many leaders hesitate?"
"I have no doubt that they will not hesitate to kill us, perhaps within a week or so if there is no response.
in accordance with its inherent right under Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, would not hesitate to act in self-defense to respond to any attack against the Iranian nation and to take appropriate defensive measures to protect itself, its people and its officials."
"If I have an event to attend, he never hesitates to give me any time I may need to participate as a member of the Civil Air Patrol.
Keveren does not hesitate to write in several keys and meters while venturing into march styles and the scherzo/hunting song meter of six/eight.
Never make the reader hesitate, even with a tic as small as an en-dash.
But he did not hesitate to lie to Powhatan or take advantage of Pocahontas's friendship.
In the first paragraph of his Editor's Note, Matthew Rothschild didn't hesitate to mention that he is an atheist ("Thank You Notes," Note, January issue).
But the Disability Rights Commission says the disabled must be given leeway or it won't hesitate to act.
"Our investigators won't hesitate to shut them down.
In fact, while these elements are not lacking in some of her works (generally the least interesting and personal among them), what was essential to her oeuvre as a whole was a striving toward a greater understanding of self--first of all as a woman and then as a human being--and the conscious liberation of this self by means of work in which the artist does not hesitate to strip herself naked, fundamentally disarming herself ideologically, notwithstanding the typical language of the manifestos of the day, stuffed with political and semiotic jargon.
The only problem is--bossy Ana Garcia will come along and she doesn't hesitate to remind Billy of her seniority.