strangury


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strangury

 [strang´gu-re]
slow and painful discharge of urine.

stran·gu·ry

(strang'gyū-rē),
Difficulty in micturition, with straining to void; urine may be passed intermittently with pain and tenesmus.
[G. stranx (strang-), something squeezed out, a drop, + ouron, urine]

strangury

(străng′gyə-rē)
n. pl. strangu·ries
A condition marked by slow, painful urination, caused by muscular spasms of the urethra and bladder.

stran·gu·ry

, stranguria (strang'gyūr-ē, strang-gyūrē-ă)
Difficulty in micturition in which the urine is passed only drop by drop with pain and tenesmus.
[G. stranx (strang-), something squeezed out, a drop, + ouron, urine]

strangury

A frequent, painful but unproductive desire to empty the bladder. Strangury is a feature of bladder stones, bladder cancer, CYSTITIS and PROSTATITIS.
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Dioscoride (MM 2.204t) also provides instructions on the use of sprouts, roots, leaves and seeds in the treatment of strangury and inflammation.
smarmcrc 'strangury, difficulty of passing urine; dizziness' (SL 1294; LS 632b; TS 3419) from [check]smr, cf.
Hua Shi disinhibits the orifices and frees the flow of strangury. It also abducts and drains heat.
(Chenopodiaceae) is traditionally used as anthelmintic, cardiotonic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, laxative and also useful in peptic ulcer, dyspepsia, flatulence, strangury, pharyngopathy, splenopathy, opthalmopathy and general debility.
1567), might well be the source for "Lady Dacres Medicine proved, for the Stone and Strangury," while Elizabeth's daughter Anne Howard (nee Dacre), Countess of Arundel (1557-1630), offers "A drink for the Plague or Pestilent Feaver proved by the Countess of Arundel in the year 1603" and "The Countess of Arundels drink for the Scurvy." (62) "The Lady Arundels special remedy for the Stone, Back, or Stomach, or to make a Woman conceive" might come from either Anne Howard or from her daughter-in-law Aletheia Howard (nee Talbot), subsequent Countess of Arundel (d.
Professor Stephanson's account of Pope's late, unsought conflict with Colley Cibber is especially good, sensitively evoking Pope's embarrassment at a personal medical condition (a strangury) being made known and mocked in print, and at his being ridiculed in the salacious disclosure of an earlier sexual misadventure.
that a man accustomed to cast words in metre and familiar with descriptive Poets & Tourists, himself a Picturesque Tourist, must be troubled with a mental Strangury, if he could not lift up his leg six times at six different Corners, and each time p--a canto" (57).
With loathing' (February 1982) in Worstward Ho, with Beckett's very letter seemingly suffering something of that text's 'strangury'.
Tenesmus and strangury may be reported here with location of the pain alternating between the bladder and umbilicus.
This may explain the use of the plant by Assamese and Bodo communities of Gohpur, Sonitpur District, Assam, India, against strangury.
* This produces strangury, distension of bladder and dysuria.