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    jansis posted:
    Has anyone tried Murphywear. I bought some for my husband and they do keep the spots from those last few drops off his pants.
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    counterso responded:
    Post-void dribbling is typically a sign of bad habits during urination. While there are circumstances where dribbling is outside the control of the man, such as post-surgery, you haven't indicated a known cause.

    Let's assume briefly that your husband has bad toilet habits. If your husband is not following the correct method of urination, he may have always or over time developed a problem with post-void dribbling. This is not normal.

    When terminating urination, it is essential to bear down, as if to pass gas, and NOT to clench. By clenching, he terminates the urine flow before it has finished, and some amount is trapped in his urethra and can leak out after he relaxes or moves. Secondly, any barrier to his penis, such as the waistband of his underwear, is a problem. Many men pull down the top of their waistband or have pressure from the fly of their pants and create restricted access to urinating freely. This over-the-fence pressure also traps urine and leads to dribbling. His penis must be free of pressure when urinating, even if it requires unbuckling pants and pulling underwear down more fully. Lastly, if he resists the urge to urinate when he feels he has to go, particularly if he waits too long, sits on his foot, or holds it in, this also leads to damage of the musculature that controls flow, sometimes also damaging the valves that regulate control. This is bad behavior and he should always go when his body gives him the signal, instead of waiting.

    After a couple months of re-training with the proper urination technique, post-void dribbling should stop.

    If his dribbling is the result of surgery (such as TURP), then discuss it with his urologist, and ignore what I just said above.


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