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Do you bleed to death after your penis is cut off?

The problem is there are too many unknowns. First, the speed of clotting varies from person to person. There are lab tests that measure clotting time (e.g. INR), especially useful when a patient ...
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How does stress cause the frequent urge to urinate?

Stress and Urination In some people stress can cause an increase in urination. The form of stress may be physical or emotional. Since the control of aldosterone is partly under the influence of the ...
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Can holding pee cause kidney damage?

My career choice (primarily Emergency Medicine) guaranteed that it would be necessary to postpone micturition on a regular basis. A nights-only colleague in our very busy ED would succinctly sum up ...
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Muscarinic receptors in bladder

According to this paper (full text freely available), "the somatic pudendal nerve stimulates striated muscle of the external urethral sphincter, mediated by ACh activating nicotinic (N) receptors&...
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Urinating while excreting

There are voluntary and involuntary muscles on urination. The default circuit is to close the involuntary during and before bowel. It is a way of the body forcing you to clear the bowel. urination
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