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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 how busy the night was: a) "Not a wink" (too busy to grab any sleep), b) "Not a bite" (too busy to stop to eat), or c) "Not a pee" (...


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Urine is sterile when in the bladder. You have bacteria in the urethra (which goes from bladder to outside). When urinating, you usually wash out the patogens in the urethra, but some can still remain there. Then, if you don't urinate, bacteria can go up in the bladder and gives you patologies, like cystitis, or other type of infections. ((little off-topic:...


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